Category - air strikes

  • 18 Jul 2014

    The World Council of Churches has expressed deep sorrow to all mourning the deaths of nearly 300 passengers and crew on board Malaysia Airlines flight 17.

  • 29 Aug 2013

    War rhetoric in the media this week seemed to imply the impending end of Syria’s Assad regime and the spread of Syria’s civil war into a larger regional conflict, while key players carefully chose their words to try to emphasise the limits of conflict, and responses to any breach, writes Arthur Bernhoff, an international affairs analyst currently based in Beirut.

  • 29 Jan 2012

    Iran, Israel and the US are equally responsible for bringing the Middle East to the brink of war, a decade after the disastrous assault on Iraq’s presumed 'weapons of mass destruction', says Ghassan Michel Rubeiz. Does Iran have a latent objective in raising the Strait closure now? Should Israel, or the US, launch an air strike on Iran preemptively, Iran may want the world to think about the consequences of such a closure on the world economy.

  • 29 Mar 2011

    As the US pledged to continue air strikes on Libya, the Vatican sent an observer to today's conference in London about the military campaign.

  • 12 Jan 2007

    Recent US air strikes against militants in Somalia will do little to bring peace and security to the region, says leading UK-based international development agency Christian Aid.