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Israel Continues Airstrikes Against Syria, Killing Two Civilians By
Israel’s latest round of airstrikes against southern Syria continued into a second day today, after stray artillery shells crossed the disputed border and landed on the Israeli-held Golan Heights. Today’s Israeli strikes were...
UN: US-Coalition Forces Killed 300 Civilians Since Last Week By
According to a U.N. Commission of Inquiry tasked with investigating violations of international war crimes and crimes against humanity in Syria, the intensification of airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition has led to a “staggering loss of civilian life,” the Guardian...
Saudi-Backed Forces In Yemen Accused Of Torturing, Burning Young Girl By
Citizens in the southwest Yemeni province of Taiz – under control of Saudi-backed troops– have discovered the charred body of a young girl. Her body also exhibits signs of torture. A number of residents in Taiz were shocked and disgusted to find the badly burned body...
NZ General: US-Coalition Used White Phosphorus During Sieges Of Mosul, Raqqa By
Earlier this month, multiple reports surfaced of US-led coalition forces in Mosul, Iraq and Raqqa, Syria, using the incendiary chemical weapon, white phosphorus, on civilians. For over a week, the US government and the coalition at large have remained silent on the issue...
At Least 3,800 Civilians Killed By US-Coalition Attacks In Iraq, Syria Since 2014 By
With its latest official declaration estimating the number of innocent people killed by airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, the U.S. military has admitted killing 484 civilians since beginning a bombing campaign and ground operations to unseat the Islamic State (ISIS) from...
Pentagon Admits US Killed 105 Civilians In March Airstrikes On Mosul By
Pentagon officials announced Thursday the completion of an investigation confirming that a U.S. airstrike in Mosul against the Islamic State group killed at least 105 civilians, AFP reported. They maintain, however, that the high civilian toll resulted from a secondary...
Over 50 Civilians Killed In Second Day Of US Bombing On Eastern Syria Village By
Just a day after they bombed a village in the Mayadeen area, near the ISIS capital of Raqqa, US warplanes launched yet more airstrikes, and once again the indications out of the area is that everyone slain in the attacks was a civilian, bringing the two-day toll in excess...
New US Airstrikes Kill 30 Civilians Near Iraq, Syria Border By
Adding to the growing civilian death toll caused by US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, the US overnight attacked the Syrian border town of Abu Kamal, along the key Iraqi border crossing, killing at least 30 civilians in the process. The US carried out the strikes at 3:00...
As Civilian Casualties Grow, The Pentagon’s Under-Count In Iraq, Syria Worsens By
Throughout the ISIS war, Pentagon reports on civilian casualties in their airstrikes have been insultingly low, with their official figure well less than 10% of the count as figured by private organizations. As the civilian deaths grow in the air war, that undercount is...
Violence For Its Own Sake, That Is What America Has Become By
It has become embarrassing to be an American. Our country has had four war criminal presidents in succession. Clinton twice launched military attacks on Serbia, ordering NATO to bomb the former Yugoslavia twice, both in 1995 and in 1999, so that gives Bill two war crimes....