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Baghdad airport area shelled, say security sources

The area around Baghdad's international airport was shelled on Monday, with two dozen projectiles exploding within its secured perimeter, witnesses and security officials said. A witness who lives near the airport heard about

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Top Hezbollah man killed in Syrian rebel shelling

Hezbollah said on Saturday its top military commander, whose death it announced on Friday, was killed in Syria by Sunni Islamist artillery fire and not by an Israeli air strike as one member of the Lebanese Shi'ite movement had said.

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UAE officer, Saudi soldiers killed in Yemen shelling

Shelling by Yemen's Houthi militia killed four soldiers from Saudi Arabia and the UAE stationed on Yemen's border wth the kingdom, Saudi state media reported early on Thursday. The Houthis have stepped up attacks on the ki

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Saudi retaliates with big air strikes after Houthi shelling

A Saudi-led coalition struck northern provinces of Yemen on Saturday in a third consecutive night of heavy air strikes, the Houthi rebels said, following their shelling this week of Saudi border areas. More than 100 air strikes hi

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Ceasefire in Ukraine frays, shelling kills woman

A woman died and at least four people were wounded when fighting flared again in eastern Ukraine overnight into Sunday, jeopardising a ceasefire struck less than two days earlier between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists.

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Shelling in Syria's Raqqa kills 20

Government shelling in the northern Syrian province of Raqqa killed about 20 people, at least eight of them children, a video posted by activists on Wednesday showed. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published a video showi

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Israel army hits back after Syrian shelling

Israel's army fired tank shells into Syria on Monday and scored "direct hits" in response to a Syrian mortar shell that struck the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, the Israeli military said in a statement. It was the

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Shell from Syria hits Turkish health centre

An anti-aircraft shell fired from Syria hit a health centre across the border in the Reyhanli district of Turkey's Hatay province on Tuesday but there were no immediate reports of injuries, CNN Turk television said. Turkey has

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Syria army shells city near Iraq, kills 28

Syria's army battled rebels and shelled neighbourhoods in Deir al-Zor on Saturday, killing at least 28 people in the eastern city in an oil-producing region close to the border with Iraq, opposition activists said. The victims, who include

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Shelling in Syria kills 18 overnight

Eighteen people, including 12 women and children, were killed overnight by shelling in the Syrian town of Deraa, where the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad erupted 15 months ago, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday.&

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