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North Korea warns of 'merciless' strikes as US carrier joins South Korea drills

SEOUL: North Korea warned the United States on Tuesday of “merciless” attacks if an aircraft carrier strike group led by the USS Carl Vinson, which is joining South Korean forces for exercises, infringes on its sovereignty or dignity. North Korea, which has alarmed its neighbours with two nuclear tests and a string of missile launches… Read More »

Gaza militant rocket hits Israel, Israel responds with air strikes, shells

JERUSALEM: Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip launched a rocket that landed in the Israeli border town of Sderot on Sunday and Israeli aircraft and tanks responded by shelling the Gaza town of Beit Hanoun, the army and police said. The rocket caused no injuries or damage in Sderot, where it landed in a residential… Read More »

Saudi-led coalition launches 30 air strikes in Yemen – residents

CAIRO: A Saudi-led military coalition carried out around 30 air strikes throughout Yemen on Sunday, residents said, a day after U.N. talks to end a civil war there expired without achieving peace. The bombings were aimed at Yemen’s armed Houthi movement in Sanaa, Saada, Jawf, Hajja and Taiz provinces, stretching from the country’s far north… Read More »

Air strikes kill 22 in Syria's Idlib province during ceasefire – monitor

BEIRUT: Air strikes killed 22 people in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib on Friday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, on the last day of a three day ceasefire announced by the Syrian army. The air strikes hit the town of Darkush, near the Turkish border, in western Idlib province. Idlib province and… Read More »