U.S. pulling 12 fighter jets from Turkey's Incirlik base

Dec 17, 2015

U.S. pulling 12 fighter jets from Turkey's Incirlik base

The U.S. military said on Wednesday it was removing 12 fighter jets from Incirlik air base in Turkey after sending them there last month to bolster the fight against Islamic State and to help reassure Turkey after Russian incursions its airspace. The Pentagon played ...

Clashes across Yemen claim 44 as U.N.-brokered peace parley looms

Dec 14, 2015

Clashes across Yemen claim 44 as U.N.-brokered peace parley looms

At least 44 people have been killed in Saudi-led coalition air raids and fighting between Yemeni loyalists and rebels ahead of a possible cease-fire, medical and military sources said Sunday. The latest deaths come ahead of U.N.-brokered peace talks set to take place between ...

Syrian rebel bastion bombed; 45 civilians killed; school hit

Dec 14, 2015

Syrian rebel bastion bombed; 45 civilians killed; school hit

At least 45 civilians were killed Sunday in heavy bombardment of a besieged Syrian rebel stronghold east of Damascus that also struck a school, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said rockets fired by regime forces rained down on the ...

Islamic State's Raqqa bastion bombed

Dec 7, 2015

Islamic State's Raqqa bastion bombed

Airstrikes hit several positions of the Islamic State group in its de facto capital of Raqqa in northern Syria on Sunday, killing and wounding at least 15 people, opposition activists and social media pages loyal to Islamic State said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for ...