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67 Kurdish militants killed in Turkish air raid

Turkey's army said on Saturday it killed 67 Kurdish militants in air strikes on camps and ammunition storage sites in neighbouring northern Iraq on Wednesday. Jets targeted sites at Qandil, Metina, Avasin, Haftanin and Basyan

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Guns fall silent as Syria truce takes effect

Guns mostly fell silent in Syria and Russian air raids stopped on Saturday, the first day of a cessation of hostilities that the United Nations has described as the best hope for peace in five years of civil war. Under the US-Russ

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Syrian jets bomb eastern rebel towns near Iraq, 16 dead

Syrian jets bombed on Saturday rebel-held eastern areas close to the border with Iraq under the control of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, killing and injuring dozens in stepped up raids against the militant group since its Iraqi offsh

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Week-long Aleppo air raids kill more than 300

More than 300 people have been killed in a week of air raids on the northern Syrian city of Aleppo and nearby towns by President Bashar al-Assad's forces, a monitoring group said on Monday. Many of the casualties, who included

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Nato bombards Gaddafi compound

Nato aircraft destroyed the guard towers at Muammar Gaddafi's compound in Tripoli, a senior official said on Saturday, then staged a rare daytime air strike on the Libyan capital, heightening pressure on him to quit. 'RAF Typhoons,

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Yemen air raid ‘kills 2 top Al Qaeda militants’

An air strike on an Al Qaeda position in southern Yemen killed two top militants planning attacks, a Yemeni security official said. 'The raids ... killed two leading Al Qaeda elements who were planning terrorist operations against vita

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Yemen rebels say air raid kills 120, accuse US

Yemeni Shi'ite rebels accused the US air force on Tuesday of joining attacks against them, and killing at least 120 people in a raid in the north of the poor Arab state. "The savage crime committed by the US air force shows the real face o

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