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UN report says 30 Afghan civilians died in May after US bombed dozens of sites identified as Taliban drug-making facilities
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UN report says 30 Afghan civilians died in May after US bombed dozens of sites identified as Taliban drug-making facilities

UNAMA said it had 'verified 39 civilian casualties, including 14 children and one woman, due to the 5 May airstrikes'

UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres condemns airstrikes in north-west Syria, says those responsible must be held accountable
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UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres condemns airstrikes in north-west Syria, says those responsible must be held accountable

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemned airstrikes in northwest Syria following reports that four health facilities were hit during a single day of the bombing.

Paresh Rawal questions Ali Zafar's silence over India’s airstrikes against Pakistan following Pulwama attack
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Paresh Rawal questions Ali Zafar's silence over India’s airstrikes against Pakistan following Pulwama attack

Paresh Rawal reacted to an old tweet by Ali Zafar where the latter was praising Pakistani PM Imran Khan's speech shortly after the Pulwama attacks

Militants continue to occupy buffer zone around Syria's Idlib as deadline to leave rebel stronghold passes
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Militants continue to occupy buffer zone around Syria's Idlib as deadline to leave rebel stronghold passes

The radical fighters were supposed to withdraw from the buffer as a final condition to implementing a Russian-Turkish deal to stave off a regime offensive on the northwestern region of Idlib. The accord hung in the balance on the early hours of Monday, seven years into a grinding civil war that has killed more than 360,000 people and displaced millions.

Large-scale offensive in Syria's Idlib province could spark worst catastrophe of 21st century, says UN
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Large-scale offensive in Syria's Idlib province could spark worst catastrophe of 21st century, says UN

The UN statement comes as Syrian troops, backed by Russia and Iran, surrounded Syria's Idlib province ahead of an expected onslaught against the largest rebel-held zone left in the country.

10 more killed in Syrian airstrikes in rebel-held Damascus suburbs despite UN ceasefire resolution
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10 more killed in Syrian airstrikes in rebel-held Damascus suburbs despite UN ceasefire resolution

A Syrian monitoring group and paramedics say that despite the UN cease-fire resolution, new bombardment of the rebel-held suburbs east of Damascus killed 10 people as airstrikes and bombing resumed.

UK crippled Islamic State network in Iraq, Syria with 1,600 airstrikes in past three years
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UK crippled Islamic State network in Iraq, Syria with 1,600 airstrikes in past three years

United Kingdom has claimed that it has succeeded in crippling the Islamic State (IS) terrorist network with over 1,600 air strikes in Iraq and Syria in the past three years.

US-led forces in Syria blamed for airstrikes which killed dozens, fight to capture Raqqa continues
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US-led forces in Syria blamed for airstrikes which killed dozens, fight to capture Raqqa continues

Syrian state media and opposition activists said Tuesday that airstrikes on the northern city of Raqqa have killed dozens of civilians.

Afghanistan Police say 12 militants killed in two separate incidents in Badakshan, Faryab provinces
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Afghanistan Police say 12 militants killed in two separate incidents in Badakshan, Faryab provinces

As many as 12 militants were killed in incidents in two northern Afghan provinces, the police said on Sunday.

US-led coalition bombs Islamic State posts in Raqqa, kills 45 militants in targetted airstrikes
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US-led coalition bombs Islamic State posts in Raqqa, kills 45 militants in targetted airstrikes

At least 45 Islamic State militants were killed in the Syrian city of al-Raqqa, a UK-based war monitor reported on Tuesday.

Iraqi forces successfully storm Mosul, last stronghold of Islamic State: US reports
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Iraqi forces successfully storm Mosul, last stronghold of Islamic State: US reports

Iraqi forces began storming the Islamic State-held Old City of Mosul on Sunday, an assault they hope will be the last in the eight-month campaign

Iraq bombs Islamic State posts in Mteibijah , kills 22 militants in targeted airstrikes
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Iraq bombs Islamic State posts in Mteibijah , kills 22 militants in targeted airstrikes

A total of 22 Islamic State terrorists were killed on Tuesday in airstrikes on IS desert stronghold and clashes with Iraqi security forces in central Iraq.

Over 50 civilians feared dead while attempting to flee Islamic State in Mosul
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Over 50 civilians feared dead while attempting to flee Islamic State in Mosul

On Saturday the bodies of dozens of civilians killed in the past two days while fleeing an Islamic State-held neighbourhood in Mosul lay in a street close to the frontline with Iraqi armed forces, a Reuters TV crew reported.

Syria: Airstrikes kill at least 12 civilians in Aleppo
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Syria: Airstrikes kill at least 12 civilians in Aleppo

Air strikes killed at least 12 civilians in Syria's Aleppo on Monday, a monitor said, bringing to 45 the number killed in 24 hours of bombardment on the battleground city.

Syrian forces advance as UN decries Aleppo's 'living hell'
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Syrian forces advance as UN decries Aleppo's 'living hell'

On Sunday Syrian regime forces advanced in Aleppo after Russia unleashed dozens of air strikes, as the UN's top aid official decried the "living hell" suffered by residents in the city's rebel-held east.

Airstrikes in Syria's Aleppo hit hospital, market, kill 18 people
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Airstrikes in Syria's Aleppo hit hospital, market, kill 18 people

Airstrikes in opposition areas of Syria's northern Aleppo province struck a market, a hospital and a village on Friday, killing at least 18 people, including children and two hospital staffers, activists and rescue workers said.

US airstrike in Iraqi city Mosul kills top IS leaders, announces Pentagon
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US airstrike in Iraqi city Mosul kills top IS leaders, announces Pentagon

Two top ISIL commanders have been killed in the US airstrike in the Iraqi city of Mosul, the Pentagon has announced and hoped that this would help in liberating Mosul from the control of the dreaded terror group.

15 Syrian civilians killed in US airstrikes in Manbej
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15 Syrian civilians killed in US airstrikes in Manbej

At least 15 Syrian civilians were killed in the past 24 hours by US-led airstrikes against the city of Manbej, controlled by the IS in Syria.

Russia can ramp up military presence in Syria within 'hours' if needed: Vladimir Putin
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Russia can ramp up military presence in Syria within 'hours' if needed: Vladimir Putin

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday warned that Russia could ramp up its military presence in Syria within "several hours" if needed, as he urged all sides of the conflict to respect a ceasefire.