Syria condemns U.S. airstrikes on Iran-backed militia facilities

Syria said U.S. air strikes against Iranian-backed militias in the east of the country on Friday were a cowardly act and urged President Joe Biden not to follow “the law of the jungle”. An Iraqi militia official close to Iran said the strikes killed one fighter and wounded four. U.S. officials said they were limited… Read More Syria condemns U.S. airstrikes on Iran-backed militia facilities

U.S. carries out airstrikes on Iran-backed militia facilities in eastern Syria

U.S. air strikes against Iran-backed militias in eastern Syria killed at least one fighter and wounded several others in what U.S. officials said was a calibrated response to rocket attacks against American personnel in Iraq. The attacks, which took place early on Friday Middle Eastern time, were deliberately limited in scope and designed to show… Read More U.S. carries out airstrikes on Iran-backed militia facilities in eastern Syria

Over a dozen killed as deadly airstrike hits eastern Syrian city of Deir al-Zor

An air raid in the government-held Qusur district of Deir al-Zor city in eastern Syria killed more than a dozen people, Syrian state television and a war monitor said on Monday. State television said jets from a U.S.-led international coalition battling Islamic State carried out the air strike and that it killed 14 civilians and… Read More Over a dozen killed as deadly airstrike hits eastern Syrian city of Deir al-Zor

Twenty eight killed as airstrikes hit Idlib province in Syria

​ Overnight air strikes killed 28 people, including four children, in a village in rebel-held Idlib province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday. Rescue workers have said Syria and Russia have killed scores of civilians in air strikes that began after insurgents launched an offensive against government-held areas in the north west… Read More Twenty eight killed as airstrikes hit Idlib province in Syria

Dozens of civilians killed as U.S. airstrikes hit east Syria

An air strike on Thursday evening killed at least 35 civilians, including family members of Islamic State fighters, in al-Mayadin, a town held by the jihadists near Deir al-Zor in eastern Syria, a war monitor reported. A spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State said that its forces had conducted strikes near al-Mayadin on… Read More Dozens of civilians killed as U.S. airstrikes hit east Syria

Sixteen dead as airstrike hits prison in Syria

At least 16 people died after a Friday night air strike on a prison in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province including both prisoners and staff, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, said on Saturday. Idlib is one of the most important strongholds of rebels, including jihadist factions, who seek to overthrow President… Read More Sixteen dead as airstrike hits prison in Syria

Airstrike hit mosque in west Mosul, kill civilians and ISIS militants

A number of civilians and Islamic State members were killed in an attack that hit a mosque run by the militants and damaged neighboring houses in the west of the Iraqi city of Mosul on Wednesday, three residents said on Thursday. The Omar al-Aswad mosque, in the al-Faruq district of the old city center, was… Read More Airstrike hit mosque in west Mosul, kill civilians and ISIS militants