Air Strike

  • Air strike kills 16 in Afghanistan 08-09-2013 04:11 PM

    Kabul: Drone strikes in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar Province have left 16 people, including 10 civilians, dead, an official said Sunday. The raids were carried out in the Watapur district Saturday. "A drone attack against Taliban militants in Watapur District Saturday left 16 people dead, which includes ten civilians and six...
  • Gilani fears coup conspiracy, slams Pakistan army 23-12-2011 07:04 AM

    Gilani also slammed the army for not detecting Osama Bin Laden's presence in Pakistan, asking who issued him the visa to stay. ...
  • Gilani fears coup conspiracy, hits out at army 23-12-2011 02:48 AM

    Islamabad: Pakistan Premier Yousuf Raza Gilani on Thursday in an unprecedented tongue-lashing against the powerful military said it is "unacceptable" if the army "considers itself a State within State" and warned that "conspiracies" are being hatched to "pack up" his government. Prime Minister Gilani also strongly criticised the army for...
  • Pak refuses to agree with US report on NATO strike 23-12-2011 01:46 AM

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Army on Thursday said it did not agree with the findings of a US inquiry into a cross-border NATO air strike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers last month. "The Pakistan Army does not agree with the findings of the US/NATO inquiry as is being reported in the...
  • Pakistan Parliament to discuss NATO raid 29-11-2011 02:13 PM

    Lahore: Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Tuesday said he will call a joint session of both Houses of Parliament to discuss the cross-border NATO air strike and the issue of a secret memorandum sent to the US military seeking help to prevent a possible military takeover in Pakistan....
  • Gaza militants fire rockets, testing truce 01-11-2011 12:29 AM

    Gaza: Gaza militants fired rockets at southern Israel on Monday, in violence that tested a shaky truce brokered by Egypt after a border flare-up that has claimed the lives of a dozen Palestinian gunmen and an Israeli civilian since the weekend. An Israeli military spokeswoman said four rockets slammed into...
  • Three dead, 150 injured in NATO strikes in Libya 24-05-2011 10:45 AM

    NATO aircrafts launched more than a dozen strikes on Libya's capital Tripoli on Tuesday. ...
  • Passengers furious over AI flight cancellations 01-05-2011 01:41 PM

    Pilots said they have been trying to seek appointments with the civil aviation minister. ...
  • Libya: Gaddafi's son killed in NATO air strike 01-05-2011 06:55 AM

    Tripoli: A NATO missile struck a house in Tripoli where Muammar Gaddafi and his wife were staying on Saturday, killing his youngest son and three grandchildren but missing the Libyan leader, a government spokesman said. The strike would be a significant blow to the morale of the regime, which is...
  • Five rebels killed in NATO strike in Libya 07-04-2011 06:14 PM

    Ajdabiyah: A NATO air strike killed at least five rebels near the Libyan port of Brega on Thursday, medics said, and insurgents reported Muammar Gaddafi's forces killed five more in a bombardment of besieged Misrata. Wounded rebels being brought to the hospital in Ajdabiyah in rebel-held east Libya said their...
  • Libya bombings caught on camera 22-03-2011 05:56 PM

    Video shows what appears to be an a hair-raising attack on civilians in Misrata. ...
  • Second wave of coalition strikes begin in Libya 21-03-2011 08:37 AM

    As the second wave of UK attacks began, the British launched Tomahawk missiles at Libyan air defences. ...
  • Libya: US, allies launch second wave of strikes 21-03-2011 08:33 AM

    Tripoli: Western powers launched a second wave of air strikes on Libya early on Monday after halting the advance of Muammar Gaddafi's forces on Benghazi and targeting air defences to let their planes patrol the skies. The UN-mandated intervention to protect civilians caught up in a one-month-old revolt against Gaddafi...
  • Libya air strikes continue, Gaddafi's palace hit 21-03-2011 07:44 AM

    Moammar Gaddafi's palace was hit as coalition forces continued air strikes for a third day. ...
  • US, allies strike more than 20 targets in Libya 20-03-2011 07:46 AM

    Tripoli: Explosions and anti-aircraft fire thundered in the skies above Tripoli on early Sunday, but it was not clear whether they resulted from another round of cruise missile attacks by allies determined to stop Muammar Gaddafi's offensive against Libyan opposition forces. CNN's Nic Robertson witnessed the development a few hours...
  • Allied jets sweep city besieged by Gaddafi 19-03-2011 08:45 PM

    Benghazi: French fighter jets soared over a rebel-held city besieged by Moammar Gaddafi's troops on Saturday, the first mission for an international military force launched in support of the 5-week-old uprising. French President Nicolas Sarkozy said after an emergency summit in Paris that French jets were already targeting Gaddafi's forces....
  • Israel's chemical weapons burnt Gaza civilians, homes 27-01-2009 09:13 AM

    Israel's attacks on Hamas may have hurt Gaza civilians rather brutally. ...
  • Israeli forces invade Gaza, civilians suffer 04-01-2009 11:45 PM

    Gaza City, Gaza Strip: Israeli ground troops and tanks cut swaths through the Gaza Strip on early Sunday, cutting the coastal territory into two and surrounding its biggest city as the new phase of a devastating offensive against Hamas militants gained momentum. The Israeli military used overwhelming firepower from tanks,...