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Netanyahu says Israel acting against Iran, will defend itself

Jerusalem Reuters Israel braced on Thursday for the possibility of a retaliatory attack after its suspected killing of Iranian generals in Damascus this week, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the country would harm “whoever harms us or plans to harm us.” His comments came after Israel’s armed forces – stretched by nearly six months […]

Suspected air strike kills 26 in Ethiopia’s Amhara region

Nairobi, KenyaReuters A suspected air strike at the weekend in Ethiopia’s Amhara region killed at least 26 people, a hospital official said on Monday, as a state-appointed rights group detailed widespread killings of civilians since fighting broke out this month. Federal forces managed late last week to push Fano militiamen out of most major towns […]

22 killed in air strike on Sudan’s Omdurman – health ministry

Smoke rises during clashes between the army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF), in Omdurman, Sudan, on 4th July, 2023.

Cairo, EgyptReuters At least 22 people were killed and scores injured in an air strike by Sudan’s army on western Omdurman, the Khartoum state health ministry said on Saturday, as the war between the country’s military factions entered its 12th week. While the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces quickly dominated the capital Khartoum and its sister […]

US, UN worry about quake aid after air strike on Aleppo airport

FILE PHOTO: A view of Aleppo International Airport, in the aftermath of a deadly earthquake, Syria February 14, 2023. REUTERS/Firas Makdesi

Washington DC, US Reuters The United States said on Wednesday it would be concerned if there is a prolonged disruption to humanitarian aid deliveries in Syria after the Aleppo airport was knocked out of service by an air strike that Syrian state media blamed on Israel.  The airport was being used to deliver aid to […]

Air strike during Myanmar concert kills at least 50 – media, opposition

Reuters An air strike killed at least 50 people at a concert in Myanmar held by an ethnic minority group in conflict with the ruling military, opposition groups and media said on Monday, an attack condemned by the United Nations and western embassies.  The jet strike late on Sunday in the northern state of Kachin, […]

Air strike on playground kills seven in Ethiopia’s Tigray region – hospital

Ethiopia Mekelle playground air strike1

Nairobi, KenyaReuters An air strike on a children’s play area killed at least seven people in the capital of Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region on Friday, medical officials there said, the first such attack after a four-month old ceasefire collapsed this week.  The officials said three children were among the dead but a a Federal Government […]

Hundreds protest in Baghdad after deadly attack on tourist resort

Iraq Basra protests

Baghdad, IraqReuters Hundreds of people protested in Baghdad on Thursday after an attack in northern Iraq killed nine people including a newly wed husband and a one-year-old, a strike that Iraq blamed on Turkish forces but which Ankara denied carrying out. The incident took place on Wednesday at a summer resort near the northern Iraqi […]

Air strike in Ethiopia’s Tigray kills at least 17, aid workers say

Addis Ababa, EthiopiaReuters An air strike in the town of Mai Tsebri in Ethiopia’s northern region of Tigray on Monday killed at least 17 people, mostly women, and wounded dozens, two aid workers told Reuters, citing local authorities and eyewitnesses. The United Nations said it had been unable to confirm the reports or the number […]

Aid workers say Ethiopia air strike in north-west Tigray killed 56 people

Ethiopia Dedebit airstrike

Addis Ababa, EthiopiaReuters An air strike in Ethiopia’s Tigray region killed 56 people and injured 30, including children, in a camp for displaced people, two aid workers told Reuters on Saturday, citing local authorities and eyewitness accounts. Military spokesman Colonel Getnet Adane and government spokesman Legesse Tulu did not immediately respond to requests for comment. […]