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US conducts airstrikes against multiple Iranian-backed militia sites in Iraq

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A US defense official told CNN that the strikes were carried out by manned aircraft and targeted five weapons storage facilities. In a written statement, the Defense Department stated the strike was aimed at harming the ability of Kata’ib Hezbollah, an Iranian-sponsored Shia militia group, to conduct future strikes against …

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Airstrikes kill more than 30 civilians in Yemen, U.N. official says

Airstrikes kill more than 30 civilians in Yemen, U.N. official says

Strikes killed more than 30 civilians in a mountainous northern Yemeni province Saturday, the U.N. humanitarian chief for the country said, calling the attack “shocking.” The Yemeni rebels, known as Houthis, accused the Saudi-led coalition of launching retaliatory airstrikes, after they shot down a warplane for coalition over the province …

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Yemen airstrikes kill 31 civilians after Saudi jet crash | World news

Thirty-one people were killed in air strikes on Yemen on Saturday, the United Nations says, the victims of an apparent Saudi-led retaliation after Iran-backed Houthi rebels claimed to have shot down one of Riyadh’s jets. The Tornado aircraft came down on Friday in northern Al-Jawf province during an operation to …

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