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CAIRO | Saudi-led airstrike kills 17 in contested Yemeni port city

CAIRO — Yemeni rebel officials say an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition targeting Shiite rebels has killed at least 17 people in the port-city of Hodeidah. A spokesman for the Houthi-rebel-run Health Ministry, Youssef al-Hadari, says that beyond the 17 killed there were also 20 wounded in the Saturday strike on the Gabal Ras area. … Continue reading CAIRO | Saudi-led airstrike kills 17 in contested Yemeni port city

CAIRO | Rights group: Strike on bus in Yemen is apparent war crime

CAIRO  — An airstrike by a Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi rebels in Yemen that killed dozens of people in Yemen last month is an “apparent war crime,” an international rights group said Sunday. The coalition backing Yemeni internationally recognized government expressed on Saturday its regret and pledged to hold to account those responsible … Continue reading CAIRO | Rights group: Strike on bus in Yemen is apparent war crime

DAMASCUS, Syria | Syrian TV: Suspected Israeli airstrike hits central air base

DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian state TV is reporting that the country’s air defense units have responded to Israeli “aggression” on an air base in the country’s central province of Homs. The channel reported Sunday that the airstrike targeted the T4 air base with six missiles. It did not mention any casualties. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory … Continue reading DAMASCUS, Syria | Syrian TV: Suspected Israeli airstrike hits central air base

BEIRUT  | Activists: Airstrike on shelter kills 17 in southwest Syria

BEIRUT  — A barrage of airstrikes hit rebel-held areas in southwestern Syria on Thursday, killing at least 17 civilians hiding in an underground shelter as government forces pressed their offensive to reclaim a region that was until recently part of a negotiated truce. The strategic southwestern corner of Syria extends from the border with Jordan … Continue reading BEIRUT  | Activists: Airstrike on shelter kills 17 in southwest Syria

UK News: Statement about Syria airstrikes from Foreign Secretary

Writing in the Sunday Telegraph, the Foreign Secretary explains why the airstrikes on Assad’s regime were rational, proportionate and justifiable. UK – The following statement was releases today, April 15, 2018. There is a very simple reason why it was right for the UK to join our closest allies in launching strikes against the Assad … Continue reading UK News: Statement about Syria airstrikes from Foreign Secretary