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Russia blamed as key clinic in Syria enclave bombed out of service

Russia blamed as key clinic in Syria enclave bombed out of serviceA key hospital in Syria’s rebel-held Eastern Ghouta was put out of service on Tuesday, a medical group said, with a monitor blaming Russian air strikes. “The Arbin hospital was hit twice today and is now out of service,” said Moussa Naffa, country director in Jordan for the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS), which supported the clinic. The news came as the United Nations said six hospitals had been hit in Eastern Ghouta in the past 48 hours, in addition to the one reported by SAMS.



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North Korea ‘Bombed’ Itself with Failed Missile Test, Report States

North Korea ‘Bombed’ Itself with Failed Missile Test, Report StatesNorth Korea tested a new intermediate-range ballistic missile six times last year. North Korea appears to have accidentally sent a missile crashing down into a city during a test that went awry last April, a new open source intelligence report revealed Wednesday.



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Bombed in Their Homes, Civilians in Mosul Blame Reckless Coalition Forces

Bombed in Their Homes, Civilians in Mosul Blame Reckless Coalition ForcesAs the war to retake the city from the Islamic State intensifies, a terrified population fears the worst.



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Russia, Syria bombed U.S.-backed fighters in Syria: U.S. general

Russia, Syria bombed U.S.-backed fighters in Syria: U.S. generalRussian and Syrian aircraft bombed positions held by the U.S.-backed Syrian Arab Coalition near the Syrian town of al Bab on Tuesday, inflicting casualties, the top U.S. commander in Iraq said on Wednesday. “Yesterday, we had some Russian aircraft and (Syrian) regime aircraft bomb some villages that I believe they thought were held by ISIS, yet they were actually – on the ground – were some of our Syrian Arab coalition forces,” Army Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend told a Pentagon news briefing, using an acronym for the Islamic State militant group. The villages were close to al Bab and about 15 or 20 km (10 to 12 miles) from Manbij city, Townsend said.



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