Tag Archives: civilian casualities

Obama Carried Out Ten Times More Drone Strikes Than Bush By
There were ten times more air strikes in the covert war on terror during President Barack Obama’s presidency than under his predecessor, George W. Bush. Obama embraced the US drone programme, overseeing more strikes in his first...
UN: 10,000 Civilians Killed, 40,000 Wounded In Saudi War On Yemen By
SANAA, Yemen (REPORT) — The United Nations’ humanitarian aid official in Yemen says the civilian death toll in the nearly two-year conflict has reached 10,000, with 40,000 others wounded. The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs’ Jamie McGoldrick...
Saudi Arabia Bombs Another School In Yemen, Killing Five By
(REPORT) — A primary school in Yemen was bombed by the Saudi-led coalition on Tuesday, and five people, including two children, were killed, medics told the Middle East Eye. A rebel group puts the death toll at eight, with 15 wounded, according to AFP. A military...
New Report Suggests Yemen On verge Of ‘Absolute Collapse’ By
(REPORT) — Yemen is on the verge of collapse as poverty and disease, exacerbated by war and a lack of resources, have ravaged the country. Save the Children warned on Tuesday that tens of thousands of children were dying with the healthcare system crumbling as a result...
US Halts Arms Transfer To Saudi Arabia Over Yemen War By
The White House has blocked the transfer of precision munitions to ally Saudi Arabia, amid anger about the civilian death toll from the kingdom’s bombing campaign in Yemen. “We have made clear that US security cooperation is not a blank cheque,” a senior...
Obama’s Legacy: Institutionalizing The Assassination Complex By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. As President Barack Obama’s administration comes closer to an end, the number of civilians killed by United States drone strikes in Pakistan, Somalia, and Yemen is at least 500, according to data compiled by the Bureau of Investigative...
US Military Admits: We Deliberately Bombed A Hospital In Iraq By
The U.S. military said Thursday that it intentionally bombed a hospital in Mosul, Iraq as part of its efforts to “eradicate” Islamic State (ISIS) fighters. The attack on the Al Salam hospital complex took place Wednesday at the request of Iraqi forces, with...
10 Civilians Dead Following US Airstrike On Syrian Cotton Mill By
In an embarrassing bit of timing, as US officials were railing against the Syrian military for targeting civilians at the UN, US warplanes were attacking a cotton mill in northeastern Syria, an attack which killed at least 10 civilians. It is unclear why the cotton mill,...
US May Become Embroiled In Saudi Arabia’s Yemen War Crimes Inquiries By
Noting that Saudi Arabia is deliberately targeting civilians in Yemen, killing huge amounts of innocent civilians, bombing economic infrastructure and committing myriad war crimes is no longer particularly controversial, some 20 months into an extremely ugly invasion. Legal...
15 Civilians Killed In Single US Airstrike Have Been Identified By
The Bureau has been able to identify 15 civilians killed in a single US drone strike in Afghanistan last month – the biggest loss of civilian life in one strike since the attack on the Medecins Sans Frontieres hospital (MSF) last October. The US claimed it had conducted...