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The UK has been bombing so-called Islamic State targets in Iraq since 2014 and in Syria since the year after. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) does not release statistics on the number of bombs dropped, but does release weekly updates of operations in the region. BBC analysis shows UK forces have dropped bombs on 69 of the 99 days of 2017 to 9 April.
UK bombs Syria, Iraq nearly every day in 2017. The UK bombed Iraq and Syria 69 out of 99 days in 2017 up until April 9 as part of military operations targeting the Islamic State. The British parliament authorised airstrikes against IS in Iraq in September 2014, and just over a year later, backed airstrikes against IS in Syria. The Ministry
‘Sixty-eight children among dead’ of suicide bombing attack in Syria. Blast targeted convoy transporting evacuees from Fua and Kefraya under deal between Assad regime and rebels. Agence France-Presse in Rashidin, Syria. Sun 16 Apr 2017 10.40 EDT Last modified on Sat 14 Apr 2018 13.54 EDT.
Syrian warplanes take off once again from air base bombed by US Tomahawks. President Assad also has use of 20 other air bases. The US last night warned Russia that it was prepared to take further steps in Syria after a day of mounting tension between Moscow and Washington. “The United States took a very measured step last night,” Nikki Haley,
“The UK Government fully supports the US action, which we believe was an appropriate response to the barbaric chemical weapons attack launched by the Syrian regime, and is intended to deter
Syrian doctors decry fresh wave of hospital attacks Fri 29 Sep 2017 12.08 EDT Last modified Renewed bombing of hospitals in Syria’s six-year civil war by forces loyal to the government
Aftermath. On 7 April 2017, an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council was held: Bolivia ′s ambassador Sacha Llorenty requested a closed session to discuss the U.S. strike, but U.S. ambassador Nikki Haley, serving as the council president for April, forced the meeting to be held in …
RAF air strikes in Iraq and Syria: January 2017 Updated 5 September 2018. with a pair of Typhoons bombing a Deash sniper position on the north-eastern shore of Lake Assad. Help us improve
United Kingdom. On 25 May 2017, a national minute’s silence was observed to remember the victims. Police reported a 500% increase in anti-Muslim hate crimes in the Greater Manchester area in the month following the attack. The Commission for Countering Extremism was created by Theresa May in the aftermath of the bombing.
Date: 22 May 2017, 22:31 (BST)
Previous update. Further strikes were conducted in eastern Syria the following day, Saturday 5 May. Typhoons employed Paveway IVs to destroy three buildings which were being used by Daesh as an operating base, as well as a nearby defensive position. A Tornado flight similarly dealt with a …
US-led coalition air strike in Syria kills more than 30 people in school near Isis-held Raqqa, says human rights watchdog. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it was believed the US-led coalition had carried out the attack. Observatory activists counted at least 33 bodies at the site of the strike, near the village of al-Mansoura, west of Raqqa, Observatory director Rami Abdulrahman told …