The fight to liberate the Iraqi city of Mosul was one of the last and most significant victories in the Iraqi and U.S.-led coalition’s offensive against the Islamic State. But it came at a cost far greater than originally understood.
A military analyst explains the differences between Trump and Obama when it comes to conflict in the Middle East.
Human rights groups say US-led coalition airstrikes killed at least 56 civilians in and around the besieged city of Manbij in northern Syria on Monday and Tuesday.
The end of a brutal siege could be a badly needed victory for the Iraqi army—or an opportunity for ISIS to score more propaganda points.
The commander of US Air Forces Central Command said the long-range bombers would enable US forces to use precision targeting and “minimize civilian casualties."
The monitoring group said that it had documented these deaths, including 99 children and 67 women, among a total of 4,643 mortalities resulting from Operation Inherent Resolve.
While Russian airstrikes are thought to have left dozens of civilians dead on Monday alone, rights groups say a US-led coalition airstrike killed 15 civilians on the same day.
A new UN report shows that civilian casualties of the war in Afghanistan rose to record levels for the seventh year in row in 2015, as violence spread across the country in the wake of the withdrawal of most international troops.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the death toll from a recent wave of Russian and Syrian airstrikes has risen to 164 over the past 72 hours.
Members of the underground activist group Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently confirmed that the attacks so far appear to have hit only non-civilian targets.