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air strike

[′er ‚strīk]
(ordnance)
An attack on specific objectives by fighter, bomber, or attack air craft on an offensive mission; may consist of several air organizations under a single command in the air.

air strike

An attack on specific objectives by fighters, bombers, or attack aircraft on an offensive mission.
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[28/July/2018] SANA'A, July 28 (Saba) -- At least 52 US-backed Saudi-led aggression coalition airstrikes launched on several provinces targeted infrastructure and factories over the 24 past hours, a military official told Saba on Saturday.
WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (KUNA) -- Coalition military forces continued to attack the group known as ISIL, conducting three airstrikes in Syria and 15 in Iraq, the Combined Joint Task Force announced on Tuesday.
14 (KUNA) -- Coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), and conducted 4 airstrikes against the group in Syria and 18 in Iraq, the Combined Joint Task Force announced on Monday.
[03/July/2018] SANAA, July 3 (Saba) -- At least three civilians were killed and four injured when the US-backed Saudi-led coalition launched 19 airstrikes on several residential areas of Yemen's provinces during the past 24 hours, according to reports combined by Saba News Agency on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (KUNA) -- Coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), and conducted 25 airstrikes against the group in Syria and Iraq.
WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (KUNA) -- The US-led coalition continued to attack the group known as the Islamic State (Daesh), with a total of 30 airstrikes conducted on September 10, the Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) said in a statement released Friday night.
[06/June/2018] SANAA, June 6 (Saba) -- Nine civilians, including two women, when the US-backed Saudi-led aggression coalition launched 33 airstrikes and ground attacks on several provinces of Yemen during 24 hours, according to reports combined by Saba News Agency on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (KUNA) -- Coalition military forces continued to attack the group known as ISIL, conducting three airstrikes in Syria and 22 in Iraq, the Combined Joint Task Force announced on Saturday.
[31/May/2018] SANAA, May 31(YPA) -- A civilian was killed when the US-backed Saudi-led aggression coalition launched 26 airstrikes and ground attacks during the past 24 hours, according to reports combined by Saba News Agency on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, Sept 10 (KUNA) -- The US-led coalition continued to attack the group known as ISIL in Syria and Iraq, with a total of 28 airstrikes conducted on September 9, the Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) said in a statement Thursday.
WASHINGTON, Sept 9 (KUNA) -- Coalition military forces continued to attack the group known as ISIL, conducting three airstrikes in Syria and 14 in Iraq, the Combined Joint Task Force announced on Wednesday.
[06/May/2018] SANAA, May 6 (Saba) -- NineYemeni civilians were killed and another was injured when US-backed Saudi-led coalition waged 33 airstrikes and ground attacks on several Yemen's provinces over the past 24 hours, damaging residents' properties, according to reports combined by Saba News Agency on Sunday.