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08 May 2021 Military News

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  • Hangar damaged in drone strike on US airbase in Iraq's Ain al-Asad Press TV 08 May 2021 -- An air base in Iraq's western province of Anbar housing American troops has come under attack, damaging a hangar for military aircraft.
  • Drone Attack Damages Hangar at US-Coalition Air Base in Iraq VOA 08 May 2021 -- At least one armed drone was shot down after attacking the Ain al-Asad Airbase in Iraq's Anbar province early Saturday morning, but inflicting no casualties to U.S.-led Coalition forces stationed at the base. There have been at least half-a-dozen attacks on U.S.-led coalition targets in recent weeks.
  • US European Allies Reportedly Struggling to Pace Themselves, Urge Washington to Slow Afghan Drawdown Sputnik 08 May 2021 -- The American troop drawdown from Afghanistan was proceeding according to plan, according to an earlier press statement by Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin, after US and NATO ground forces began to withdraw from the Islamic republic on 1 May, in line with an announcement made by President Joe Biden on 14 April.
  • Attack on Civilians in Afghanistan US Dept. of State 08 May 2021 -- "The United States condemns the barbarous attack near a girls' school in Kabul, Afghanistan. We offer our condolences to the victims, many of whom were children, and their families. We call for an immediate end to violence and the senseless targeting of innocent civilians."
  • Kabul school bombing condemned by senior UN officials UN News 08 May 2021 -- Saturday's deadly bombing outside a high school in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, has been condemned by leading UN officials including the Secretary-General António Guterres. The attack led to the deaths of at least 30 people, including several schoolchildren.
  • Bomb blast outside school kills 30+ Afghans in Kabul Press TV 08 May 2021 -- Over 30 people have been killed in a bomb explosion outside a school in the Afghan capital, Kabul.
  • USS Monterey Seizes Illicit Weapons in the North Arabian Sea US Navy 08 May 2021 -- The guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) seized an illicit shipment of weapons from a stateless dhow in international waters of the North Arabian Sea on May 6-7, 2021.

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