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Ukraine Crisis: Theatre Hit By Airstrike, Hundreds Trapped

Ukraine Crisis: Theatre Hit By Airstrike, Hundreds Trapped

Ukrainian authorities struggled to determine the fate of hundreds of civilians who had been sheltering in a theatre smashed by a Russian airstrike in the besieged city of Mariupol.

17 March 2022
Russian Airstrike Hits Base In Western Ukraine, Kills 9

Russian Airstrike Hits Base In Western Ukraine, Kills 9

A Russian airstrike on a military training base in western Ukraine killed at least nine people and wounded 57, a local official said Sunday.

13 March 2022

Ukraine Crisis: Russians Strike Near Kyiv

Russian forces pounded the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol, shelling its downtown as residents hid in an iconic mosque and elsewhere to avoid the explosions.

Russia-Ukraine: What To Know As Russia Attacks Ukraine

Russia-Ukraine: What To Know As Russia Attacks Ukraine

Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine that opened with air and missile strikes on Ukrainian military facilities before troops and tanks rolled...

25 February 2022

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17 May 2021
In Pics: The Israeli-Palestinian Clashes In Jerusalem

In Pics: The Israeli-Palestinian Clashes In Jerusalem

Palestinian militants launched dozens of rockets from Gaza and Israel unleashed new air strikes against them early Tuesday, in an escalation triggered by...


19 March 2021
Spring Silence

Spring Silence

The newly declared ceasefire along the LoC benefits both countries, stops needless bloodletting. Yet no one bets on a further thaw.


26 February 2021
US Launches Airstrikes On Facilities In Syria Backed By Iran Militia

US Launches Airstrikes On Facilities In Syria Backed By Iran Militia

The airstrike was the first military action undertaken by the Biden administration which emphasized its intent to put more focus on the challenges posed by...


13 January 2021
Israel Airstrikes Syria To Destroy Warehouse Storing Iranian Weapons; At Least 23 Killed

Israel Airstrikes Syria To Destroy Warehouse Storing Iranian Weapons; At Least 23 Killed

The strikes came amid concerns that Iran might carry out attacks to avenge last year's killing of one of its top commanders, Gen. Qassem Soleimani.


27 October 2020
Airstrike Killed 7 Al-Qaida Leaders In Syria: US

Airstrike Killed 7 Al-Qaida Leaders In Syria: US

US Central Command spokesperson Maj. Beth Riordan said the airstrike was conducted near Idlib in Syria on October 22.


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10 January 2020
Hiatus In US-Iran Hostilities, But Any Miscalculation Can Be Calamitous

Hiatus In US-Iran Hostilities, But Any Miscalculation Can Be Calamitous

Even though Iran-supported militia groups would have wanted harsh and bloody revenge, but good sense prevailed among the leadership who understood the...


08 January 2020
80 'American Terrorist Forces' Killed In Missile Attack: Iran State Media

80 'American Terrorist Forces' Killed In Missile Attack: Iran State Media

The United States is yet to officially comment on the number of casualties in the attack.


08 January 2020
'All Is well': Donald Trump After Iran Fires Missiles At US Bases In Iraq

'All Is well': Donald Trump After Iran Fires Missiles At US Bases In Iraq

The missile attacks came in retaliation to the killing of Iranian top commander General Qasem Soleimani.


08 October 2019
Wing Commander Abhinandan, Who Shot Down Pak's F-16, Flies Mig-21 Bison Over Air Force Day Parade

Wing Commander Abhinandan, Who Shot Down Pak's F-16, Flies Mig-21 Bison Over Air Force Day Parade

Three Mirage 2000 aircrafts and two Su-30MKI fighter aircrafts also flew in 'Avenger formation'. The planes are being flown by pilots who took part in Balakot...


22 July 2019
Russian Air Strikes On Syria Market Kill 27: Monitor

Russian Air Strikes On Syria Market Kill 27: Monitor

Moscow, however, denied it was responsible, calling the reports "fake".


16 July 2019
Closed After Balakot Strike, Pakistan Airspace Opened For Indian Flights: Report

Closed After Balakot Strike, Pakistan Airspace Opened For Indian Flights: Report

The move is expected to give a major relief to Air India, which suffered a huge financial loss of around Rs 491 crore as it had to re-route its various...


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03 July 2019
Libya: Atleast 40 Migrants Killed, 80 Injured In Air Strike On Detention Centre In Tripoli

Libya: Atleast 40 Migrants Killed, 80 Injured In Air Strike On Detention Centre In Tripoli

Marshal Khalifa Haftar, a strongman declaring himself Libya's supreme leader, encircled Tripoli on April 4 with the apparent aim of sending a clear message to...


14 May 2019
Post-Balakot Air Strikes, Army Mulling To Move Air Defence Units Closer To Pakistan Border

Post-Balakot Air Strikes, Army Mulling To Move Air Defence Units Closer To Pakistan Border

Although the Pakistani attack on the day following the Balakot strikes by IAF was thwarted by the Air Force air defence fighters, it was felt that presence of...


21 April 2019
IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman Shifted Out Of Srinagar

IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman Shifted Out Of Srinagar

IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman has been shifted out of Srinagar and posted to a frontline air base in the western sector.


19 April 2019
India Should Accept No Surgical Strike Happened In 2016, Says Pakistan Army

India Should Accept No Surgical Strike Happened In 2016, Says Pakistan Army

The statement by army spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor came hours after Swaraj said that no Pakistani soldier or civilian died in the air strike on a...


08 April 2019
'Irrefutable Evidence' Of Shooting Down Pak F-16, Says IAF, Shows Radar Images

'Irrefutable Evidence' Of Shooting Down Pak F-16, Says IAF, Shows Radar Images

Air Vice Marshal R.G.K. Kapoor, at a media briefing, showed radar images to assert that an F-16 of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) was shot down by the Indian Air...


06 April 2019
Modi Govt Lying On Shooting Down Of Pak F-16: Farooq Abdullah

Modi Govt Lying On Shooting Down Of Pak F-16: Farooq Abdullah

Abdullah said the BJP-led central government carried out the aerial strike as the Prime Minister had 'failed' in delivering on his promises made during the...


05 April 2019
US Says All F-16 Jets Of Pakistan Accounted For, None Missing: Report

US Says All F-16 Jets Of Pakistan Accounted For, None Missing: Report

The count of the F-16 fighter planes in Pakistan has been completed, and 'all aircraft were present and accounted for,' an unnamed defence official was quoted...


22 March 2019
Sam Pitroda Questions Death Toll In Balakot Airstrike, Bats For Dialogue With Pakistan

Sam Pitroda Questions Death Toll In Balakot Airstrike, Bats For Dialogue With Pakistan

Chairman of the Overseas Indian National Congress, Sam Pitroda questioned the death toll in the Balakot airstrike conducted by the Indian Air Force in Pakistan...


21 March 2019
Another Terror Attack On India Will Prove 'Extremely Problematic': US To Pakistan

Another Terror Attack On India Will Prove 'Extremely Problematic': US To Pakistan

Reiterating that the United States is looking for 'irreversible action', the official said America is working with its international partners to increase...


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