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ISIS Attacks Iraqi Embassy in Kabul

Afghan security forces fought gunmen following a suicide attack outside the Iraqi embassy in the capital city of Kabul. A bomber blew himself up in front of the embassy’s gates, then three other gunmen entered the compound. 83 more words

Middle East

UN warned not to whitewash 'grave violations against children' in Yemen

Charities claim failure to blacklist Saudi-led coalition over bombings in which children were killed or injured would establish ‘dangerous precedent’


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Arab World

‘Friendly fire’: US Airstrike Hits Afghan police officers & MSF appeals for protection

On July 21st, the New York Times reported that an American airstrike in Afghanistan’s southern province of Helmand has killed several members of the Afghan security forces. 322 more words

Civilian Deaths

War crimes: Mosul families count their dead as US airstrikes kill thousands of civilians

Award-winning journalist Patrick Cockburn, Middle East correspondent of The Independent, writes from Mosul, recording accusations by local people who assert the US-led coalition has ‘massively’ overused force. 541 more words

Civilian Deaths

‘US-led strikes killed 224 civilians since allies entered Raqqa’

Observatory says air strikes in Raqqa had killed 311 Daesh extremists

By AFP – Jul 06,2017 – JORDAN TIMES

Displaced Syrians who fled with their families from Daesh controlled areas in Raqqa, Deir Ezzor and Mayadeen gather at Aleppo’s bus station of Ramussa on Thursday (AFP photo) 350 more words


"Staggering" civilian deaths from U.S.-led air strikes in Raqqa - U.N.

Intensified coalition air strikes supporting an assault by U.S.-backed forces on Islamic State’s stronghold of Raqqa in Syria are causing a “staggering loss of civilian life”, United Nations war crimes investigators said on Wednesday. 378 more words