Iraq


US-Led Coalition Reports Civilian Deaths In Iraq And Syria Since 2014

Tens more civilians were killed in western Mosul in late March, as security strikes hit ISIS locations. Sources say that civilians died in the air and artillery bombardment in the Rajm al-Hadid district, an area where violent encounters between US-backed Iraqi troops and ISIS militants have been increasing. However, the […]


International Actors Criticize Growing Number Of Civilian Deaths In Mosul

The United Nations Human Rights Commission and Amnesty International are among a group of international actors currently raising concerns over the number of civilian deaths, resulting from the fight to retake Mosul from ISIS. Amnesty officials have accused Iraqi and U.S.-led coalition forces of not taking adequate precautions to prevent […]


Combative Approaches To Conflicts Are Killing Civilians

A massive airstrike launched by the U.S. in a Mosul neighborhood on Friday, March 17 has killed at least 200 civilians. Although it has been questioned whether the U.S. launched the airstrikes in Mosul, American spokespeople have not denied that the U.S. did indeed launch them. The Americans say they […]


Battle For Mosul: Anti-ISIL Push Resumes After Brief Pause As Coalition Air Raids Hit Civilians

The city of Mosul still remains a hotbed for Islamic insurgency and military operations, as the anti-ISIL push continues after a one-day pause, amid growing concerns over escalating civilian death toll as fierce fighting spreads to the city’s most densely populated areas. According to Al Jazeera, an estimated 750,000 civilians […]