Gulf Times - shelling
Taliban fighters storm Afghan city before security forces hit back

Taliban fighters storm Afghan city before security forces hit back

Heavily armed Taliban fighters attacked the strategic central Afghan city of Ghazni on Friday, burning police checkpoints and seizing control of parts of the centre before being driven back by US-backed forces, officials said.

Family dead in Syria regime shelling on IS-held district

Family dead in Syria regime shelling on IS-held district

A family of three was killed late on Saturday in a wave of regime shelling on a southern district of Syria's capital held by the Islamic State group, a monitor said.

Shelling kills 6 schoolchildren in besieged Syria rebel enclave

Shelling kills 6 schoolchildren in besieged Syria rebel enclave

At least six schoolchildren were among 11 people killed in Syrian regime shelling on Tuesday in Eastern Ghouta, a war monitor said, despite a ceasefire in the hunger-hit rebel enclave.

Shelling kills three children in Yemeni city of Taez

Shelling kills three children in Yemeni city of Taez

Shelling of residential districts in Yemen's third largest city of Taez has killed three children and severely wounded nine others, the UN children's agency UNICEF and witnesses said Saturday.

Heavy fighting reported from Syria's Hama province

Heavy fighting reported from Syria's Hama province

The heaviest fighting and shelling for months hit Hama province in northern Syria on Friday, a war monitor said, but there were diverging accounts of how the battle started.

Lebanon's Hezbollah launches Syria border operation

Lebanon's Hezbollah launches Syria border operation

Lebanon's powerful Hezbollah group said on Friday its fighters had begun an operation against militants on both sides of the country's border with Syria.

Clashes erupt as Aleppo evacuation delayed

Clashes erupt as Aleppo evacuation delayed

The planned evacuation of rebel districts of Aleppo stalled on Wednesday as air strikes and heavy shelling hit the city and Iran was said to have imposed new conditions on the deal.

Cross-border shelling from Yemen kills two in Saudi

Cross-border shelling from Yemen kills two in Saudi

Shelling from Yemen has killed two people in a Saudi town, the civil defence agency said, in a rare breach of a calm i