10 times more civilians died in Battle for Mosul than previously claimed, report says
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.
US Sends B-52 Bombers to Qatar to Join the Fight Against the Islamic State
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."
US-led Coalition Airstrikes Have Killed at Least 380 Civilians in Syria, Rights Group Says
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.
Russia Is Killing a Lot of Civilians in Syria — But the US Coalition Allegedly Is Too
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.