Tag: Islamic State

Emirates and flydubai Resume Flights Through Iraqi Airspace

Emirates and sister carrier flydubai have resumed flights through Iraqi airspace just days after Baghdad announced it had defeated so-called Islamic State. The two UAE-based airline ceased transiting Iraqi-controlled airspace back in 2014 following the outbreak of fighting in the country’s northern regions as well as the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern […]

Turkish Airlines will Refund Tickets after Istanbul Airport Tragedy

Turkish Airlines will rebook, reroute, extend or refund tickets for passengers in response to the attack that occurred at Istanbul Ataturk Airport Tuesday evening, the company has announced. The announcement applies to all bookings departing from, arriving at, or connecting in Istanbul Ataturk Airport or Sabiha Gökçen Airport between 28 June 2016 to 5 July […]

Military Strikes Hit ISIL Terrorists in Syria and Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials reported details of the latest strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria Attack, fighter and remotely […]

British Bombers Make First Air Strikes on Syria

British bombers made their first strikes on Syria on Thursday, just hours after Britain’s parliament voted to target Islamic State targets in Syria, a government source said. Tornado bombers took off from the RAF Akrotiri air base in Cyprus and made strikes on targets in Syria, the source said. The bombers were back at base. […]