Tag: U.S. airstrikes

President Donald Trump prepares to speak at Mar-a-Lago, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Arab Social Media Users Hail Trump’s Syria Strikes, Criticize Obama Over Inaction

TEL AVIV – Arab detractors of Iran have taken to social media to celebrate President Donald Trump’s “correction” of his predecessor’s Middle East policy by carrying out U.S. airstrikes Thursday night targeting a Syrian regime airbase allegedly utilized to launch a deadly chemical weapons attack

Al Shabaab militants parade new recruits after arriving in Mogadishufrom their training camp south of the capital in this October 21, 2010 file photo. The United States has carried out an air strike in Somalia, killing more than 150 fighters with the al Qaeda-linked Islamist... REUTERS/FEISAL OMAR/FILES

U.S. Calls Airstrikes on al-Shabaab in Somalia

A U.S. military airstrike recently targeted the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab terrorist group in southern Somalia, killing five jihadists and wounding two others, reveals the Pentagon.

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Pentagon: U.S. Airstrike Kills Khorasan Group Leader in Syria

Sanafi al-Nasr, al-Qaeda’s chief financial officer and highest-ranking leader of the Khorasan Group, a terrorist organization intent on attacking America and its allies in the West, was killed in a U.S.-led coalition airstrike in Syria, the Pentagon has announced.

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Amid Confusion, U.S. Begins Anti-ISIS Manned Airstrikes from Turkey

Two days after American F-16s arrived at Turkey’s Incirlik Air Base, authorities are confirming that manned American airstrikes are being conducted from Turkey into Syria, the first time since the rise of the Islamic State (ISIS) that such activity has occurred. The arrival of American troops to Syrian skies follows confusion regarding whether Turkey and the United States have agreed to create a “buffer zone” free of jihadis and Kurds in Syria.