Showing posts with label killings. Show all posts
Showing posts with label killings. Show all posts

Friday, June 15, 2018

Head of Pakistani Taliban killed in airstrike, Afghan Defense Ministry says

Head of Pakistani Taliban killed in airstrike
The leader of the Pakistani Taliban was killed in an airstrike by the United States in eastern Afghanistan, near the border with Pakistan, Afghanistan's Defense Ministry said on Friday.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Belgium, Ireland Summon Israeli Ambassadors over Gaza Killings

Belgium, Ireland Summon Israeli Ambassadors
Israel faced a growing backlash Tuesday as Belgium and Ireland joins countries who summoned Israeli ambassadors over the killings of 63 Palestinians and more than 2,700 injuries along the Gaza border.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Palestine calls for UN probe into Israeli killings in Gaza

UN probe into Israeli killings in Gaza
Palestine's ambassador to the United Nations has called on the UN Security Council to form an independent commission tasked with looking into Israel's "crimes" including the killing and wounding of Palestinian protesters in the besieged Gaza Strip.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

HRW Urges Afghan Gov't, US to Probe Alleged Executions of Civilians

HRW Urges Afghan Gov't, US to Probe Alleged Executions of Civilians
The government of Afghanistan and US military deployed in the country must investigate reports of alleged executions of civilians by Afghan forces in Kandahar province during military operations held late on January 31, a prominent non-governmental human rights organization said.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Israel confirms reaching deal with Jordan to solve crisis over deadly embassy shooting

shooting at the Israeli embassy in Amman on July 23
Israel confirmed Thursday an agreement was reached with Jordan to resume full diplomatic ties, after a seven-month crisis caused by the killing of two Jordanian citizens by an Israeli security guard.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Palestinian fisherman killed by Egyptian navy

eez gaza strip
A Palestinian fisherman, who was shot Friday night by Egyptian navy forces in southern Gaza Strip, died in a hospital in Rafah town in Gaza Saturday morning, according to the Health Ministry in Gaza.

Friday, September 8, 2017

Russia Claims Killing the US-trained ISIS 'Minister of War' in Syria

the Russian defense ministry
Russia claimed Friday to have killed several top commanders of the Daesh (also known as ISIL or ISIS) group in an airstrike in Syria, including the US-trained "minister of war" who has a $3 million bounty on his head.

Monday, August 14, 2017

Burkina Faso: At least 17 people killed and another 8 wounded

Breaking News
An attack by gunmen on a Turkish restaurant that began late on Sunday left at least 17 people dead and eight wounded in the capital of Burkina Faso, a West African country that has seen a surge in violence by armed groups over the past few years.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Seven White Helmets killed in extremist-held Syria

White Helmets
Unidentified assailants shot dead seven members of Syria's White Helmets rescue service early Saturday during a raid on their base in a extremists-held northwestern town, the group said.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Boko Haram continues attacks in Nigeria

Borno State
"The situation is threatening. The last attack in Maiduguri was daring. Everyone should join hands toward ridding Nigeria of the remnants of the insurgents," these were the words of Ali Ndume, a Senator from restive northeast Borno State on Sunday.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Saudi guards open fire on Iranian boat, kill fisherman

At least one person was killed when Saudi border guards opened fire on an Iranian boat in the Persian Gulf, Iran's Tasnim news agency reported, citing Majid Aqababai, the director general of the ministry's border affairs department.

Friday, March 31, 2017

French Embassy Urges Nationals to Stay Alert amid Recent Attack in China

The French embassy in China called on French nationals in the country on Friday to be vigilant following the attack on a French citizen in the eastern Chinese city of Shanghai.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Leading al-Qaeda "militant" killed in US air strike

The Pentagon has said a US air strike in Afghanistan this week killed an al-Qaeda militant who was responsible for the deaths of two US service members.

Friday, March 10, 2017

UN accuses Turkey of rights violations in operations against Kurds

The United Nations has accused Turkish security forces of committing serious human rights violations during operations against Kurdish militants in the southeast of the country since July 2015 when a ceasefire in the region collapsed.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Russia: 40 ISIS terrorists including spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani killed by Russian airstrike

Russia's Ministry of Defense claimed on Wednesday that the Kremlin was behind the airstrike in Aleppo on Tuesday that killed so-called "Islamic State" spokesperson Abu Mohammad al-Adnani.

Friday, March 25, 2016

Obama urged to allow CIA target-killing of ISIS leaders

Leaders of the U.S. Senate intelligence committee were secretly pushing President Barack Obama to allow the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to carry out target killings against Islamic State (IS) leaders, local media reported Thursday.

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