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A United States Navy aeroplane about to land at the Incirlik Air Base, in the outskirts of the city of Adana, southern Turkey, Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman Tanju Bilgic said Wednesday, that an agreement allowing the U.S.-led coalition against the IS to launch airstrikes from Incirlik …

U.S. Conducts First Airstrikes Against Islamic State Targets in Somalia

The United States conducted its first airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Somalia on Friday. Previous operations in Somalia have been directed against the al-Shabaab terrorist group, which is affiliated with the Islamic State’s progenitors and rivals, al-Qaeda.

YEMEN, SANAA : Yemenis check the damage following reported air strikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in the capital Sanaa on March 23, 2016. Saudi Arabia launched an intervention in Yemen last year after Shiite Huthi rebels seized control of large parts of the country, including the capital Sanaa, …

Jihadist: Son of Assassinated Gazan Terror Leader Killed by Coalition Airstrike in Syria

TEL AVIV — Ahmed al-Saedni, the son of Hisham al-Saedni, a senior Salafist jihadist in Gaza who died in an Israeli airstrike, was killed recently in an airstrike by the international coalition led by the U.S. on the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa in Syria, a senior jihadist figure in the Gaza Strip, Abou Baker al-Maqdesi, told Breitbart Jerusalem.

A missile-loaded Turkish Air Force warplane takes off from the Incirlik Air Base, in the outskirts of the city of Adana, southeastern Turkey, Tuesday, July 28, 2015After months of reluctance, Turkish warplanes last week started striking militant targets in Syria and agreed to allow the U.S. to launch its own …

Turkey Claims Syrian Airstrike Targeted Its Troops, Killed Three

The Turkish military reported Thursday that three of its soldiers died and ten others were wounded in an airstrike believed to have been executed by the troops of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, the first such incident in the five-year-old Syrian Civil War.

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ISIS Confirms Second-in-Command Killed In U.S. Air Strike

The Islamic State has confirmed the Pentagon’s August claim that it killed ISIS’ deputy commander, Abu Mutaz al-Qurashi. “America is rejoicing over the killing of Abu Mutaz al-Qurashi and considers this a great victory,” a spokesman for the Islamic State named Abu Mohamed al-Adnani declared, in an audio recording posted to Islamist websites, as reported by AFP.

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U.S. Claims Afghan Allies Called in Kunduz Hospital Airstrike

U.S. General John Campbell claims that Afghan allies called in a U.S. airstrike that killed 22 people at a Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres) (MSF) clinic, in direct contrast to an earlier statement which claimed that the American military acted independently.

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Report: ISIS #2 Leader Killed In Airstrike

The Iraqi Defense Ministry said Wednesday that an airstrike has neutralized the second-in-command of the Islamic State terror group, but the U.S. military has denied that coalition forces are responsible for carrying out an attack aimed at eliminating the jihadist.

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‘P.R. Stunt’: Jordan Denies ISIS Claim of American Hostage’s Death

Jordan has responded to a claim by the Islamic State (ISIS) on Friday that American hostage Kayla Jean Mueller was killed by collateral damage from Jordanian airstrikes, saying that ISIS has provided no proof of Mueller’s death, and is lying about either the fact or manner of her death. American officials also said they had seen no evidence that Mueller was killed.