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US Launches Airstrikes On Facilities In Syria Backed By Iran Militia

Feb 26, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The airstrike was the first military action undertaken by the Biden administration which emphasized its intent to put more focus on the challenges posed by China, even as Mideast threats persist.

Israel Airstrikes Syria To Destroy Warehouse Storing Iranian Weapons; At Least 23 Killed

Jan 13, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The strikes came amid concerns that Iran might carry out attacks to avenge last year's killing of one of its top commanders, Gen. Qassem Soleimani.


Airstrike Killed 7 Al-Qaida Leaders In Syria: US

US Central Command spokesperson Maj. Beth Riordan said the airstrike was conducted near Idlib in Syria on October 22.

Hiatus In US-Iran Hostilities, But Any Miscalculation Can Be Calamitous

Jan 10, 2020 Anil Trigunayat

Even though Iran-supported militia groups would have wanted harsh and bloody revenge, but good sense prevailed among the leadership who understood the dangerous implications of an all-out war.


80 'American Terrorist Forces' Killed In Missile Attack: Iran State Media

The United States is yet to officially comment on the number of casualties in the attack.

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08 January, 2020

'All Is well': Donald Trump After Iran Fires Missiles At US Bases In Iraq

Outlook Web Bureau

The missile attacks came in retaliation to the killing of Iranian top commander General Qasem Soleimani.


08 October, 2019

Wing Commander Abhinandan, Who Shot Down Pak's F-16, Flies Mig-21 Bison Over Air Force Day Parade

Outlook Web Bureau

Three Mirage 2000 aircrafts and two Su-30MKI fighter aircrafts also flew in 'Avenger formation'. The planes are being flown by pilots who took part in Balakot airstrike.


22 July, 2019

Russian Air Strikes On Syria Market Kill 27: Monitor

Outlook Web Bureau

Moscow, however, denied it was responsible, calling the reports "fake".


16 July, 2019

Closed After Balakot Strike, Pakistan Airspace Opened For Indian Flights: Report

PTI

The move is expected to give a major relief to Air India, which suffered a huge financial loss of around Rs 491 crore as it had to re-route its various international flights due to the closure of the Pakistan airspace.


03 July, 2019

Libya: Atleast 40 Migrants Killed, 80 Injured In Air Strike On Detention Centre In Tripoli

Outlook Web Bureau

Marshal Khalifa Haftar, a strongman declaring himself Libya's supreme leader, encircled Tripoli on April 4 with the apparent aim of sending a clear message to the international community, that his primary objective was to sabotage the current peace plan in place.


14 May, 2019

Post-Balakot Air Strikes, Army Mulling To Move Air Defence Units Closer To Pakistan Border

Outlook Web Bureau

Although the Pakistani attack on the day following the Balakot strikes by IAF was thwarted by the Air Force air defence fighters, it was felt that presence of air defence units in the area could have caused more damage to the Pakistanis


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21 April, 2019

IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman Shifted Out Of Srinagar

Outlook Web Bureau

IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman has been shifted out of Srinagar and posted to a frontline air base in the western sector.


19 April, 2019

India Should Accept No Surgical Strike Happened In 2016, Says Pakistan Army

Outlook Web Bureau

The statement by army spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor came hours after Swaraj said that no Pakistani soldier or civilian died in the air strike on a terror camp at Balakot in Pakistan in February.


08 April, 2019

'Irrefutable Evidence' Of Shooting Down Pak F-16, Says IAF, Shows Radar Images

Outlook Web Bureau

Air Vice Marshal R.G.K. Kapoor, at a media briefing, showed radar images to assert that an F-16 of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) was shot down by the Indian Air Force.


06 April, 2019

Modi Govt Lying On Shooting Down Of Pak F-16: Farooq Abdullah

Outlook Web Bureau

Abdullah said the BJP-led central government carried out the aerial strike as the Prime Minister had 'failed' in delivering on his promises made during the last general elections in the country.


05 April, 2019

US Says All F-16 Jets Of Pakistan Accounted For, None Missing: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

The count of the F-16 fighter planes in Pakistan has been completed, and 'all aircraft were present and accounted for,' an unnamed defence official was quoted as saying by the magazine.


22 March, 2019

Sam Pitroda Questions Death Toll In Balakot Airstrike, Bats For Dialogue With Pakistan

Outlook Web Bureau

Chairman of the Overseas Indian National Congress, Sam Pitroda questioned the death toll in the Balakot airstrike conducted by the Indian Air Force in Pakistan in retaliation to the Pulwama terror attack.


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21 March, 2019

Another Terror Attack On India Will Prove 'Extremely Problematic': US To Pakistan

Outlook Web Bureau

Reiterating that the United States is looking for 'irreversible action', the official said America is working with its international partners to increase pressure on Pakistan


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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