Russia ready to deliver strikes on militants moving into Syria from Iraq
Oct26

Russia ready to deliver strikes on militants moving into Syria from Iraq

Russian warplanes are ready at any moment to deliver strikes against militants moving into Syria from Iraq, Head of the Main Operations Department at Russia’s General Staff Lieutenant-General Sergey Rudskoi said on Tuesday. “The Russian Aerospace Force is monitoring the situation in the area of the Syrian-Iraqi border day and night with the help of unmanned aerial vehicles and other reconnaissance means. Russian planes are on...

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Pentagon prepares for possible new strikes in Yemen
Oct14

Pentagon prepares for possible new strikes in Yemen

The Pentagon was preparing for possible new strikes in Yemen on Thursday after US missiles hit Huthi rebel targets, but officials stressed America wants to avoid getting embroiled in yet another war. The US Navy earlier launched five Tomahawk cruise missiles at three mobile radar sites in Huthi-controlled territory on Yemen’s Red Sea coast, after the Iran-backed rebels blasted rockets at the USS Mason destroyer twice in four...

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In escalation, India says launches strikes on militants in Pakistan
Sep29

In escalation, India says launches strikes on militants in Pakistan

India said today it had conducted “surgical strikes” on suspected militants preparing to infiltrate from Pakistan-ruled Kashmir, making its first direct military response to an attack on an army base it blames on Pakistan. The cross-border action inflicted “significant casualties”, the Indian army’s head of operations told reporters in New Delhi. It was not immediately clear whether they involved any...

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Turkey strikes ISIS positions in Syria’s Jarablous
Aug23

Turkey strikes ISIS positions in Syria’s Jarablous

Turkish army howitzers stationed inside Turkey shelled Daesh targets in Syria’s Jarablous and the PKK’s Syrian affiliate PYD in northern Manbij late Monday, a Turkish official said, stating that their presence in Jarablous was “unacceptable.” Speaking to Daily Sabah on condition of anonimity, the official said that Turkey is taking military precautions regarding the developments in Jarablous and that the prime...

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French finance minister tells workers: No sense in strikes as growth picks up
Jun09

French finance minister tells workers: No sense in strikes as growth picks up

France’s Finance Minister, Michel Sapin, urged workers to end a wave of nationwide strikes, saying on Thursday (June 9) the walkouts risked undermining signs of stronger growth and falling unemployment. Rubbish piled up in parts of Paris as stoppages and pickets blocked waste treatment plants in one of a series of protests in different industries against plans to loosen labour market regulations, a reform the government hopes...

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