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Vehicle attacks: Easy success for IS

Added: 26.03.2017 0:21 | 11 views | 0 comments

In the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State group became infamous for its spectacular variations on explosive vehicles. For attacks in the West, it has suggested a simpler method, encouraging followers to use regular vehicles to kill people on foot.


Iraqi forces to deploy new tactics in Mosul, civilians flee city

Added: 25.03.2017 23:21 | 2 views | 0 comments

Iraqi forces are to deploy new tactics in a fresh push against Islamic State in Mosul, military officials said on Friday, after advances slowed in the campaign to drive the militants out of their last stronghold in the country. Iraq's military is assessing opening up another front and isolating Mosul's Old City, where the militants have put up fierce resistance, a U.S. deputy commanding general for the coalition said.

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U.S. claims responsibility for Mosul airstrike that locals claim killed 200 civilians

Added: 25.03.2017 23:15 | 12 views | 0 comments

The American confirmation came after Iraqi forces paused their drive to recapture west Mosul because of the high rate of civilian casualties.

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US launched deadly air strike on Mosul

Added: 25.03.2017 20:33 | 14 views | 0 comments

An air strike targeting Islamic State militants in the Iraqi city of Mosul that witnesses say killed at least 100 people was in fact launched by the US military, American officials say.


Has the rule of engagement changed in Iraq?

Added: 25.03.2017 20:23 | 3 views | 0 comments

There has been an outcry over the high number of civilians killed by suspected US-led coalition air strikes in Mosul.

Tags: Strikes, Iraq

U.S. Coalition Acknowledges It Carried Out Airstrike That Allegedly Killed Civilians

Added: 25.03.2017 20:07 | 13 views | 0 comments

The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State in Iraq said it carried out the March 17 airstrike against positions in western Mosul corresponding to allegations of scores of civilian casualties.

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U.S. military says it may be responsible for airstrike that allegedly killed 200 Iraqi civilians

Added: 25.03.2017 20:04 | 8 views | 0 comments

The U.S.-led military coalition fighting to dislodge the Islamic State from the Iraqi city of Mosul said Saturday it may have been responsible for an airstrike that killed more than 200 civilians in the western part of the city.
The U.S. Central Command, which oversees military operations in the...


US Military Investigating Alleged Civilian Casualties in Mosul Strike

Added: 25.03.2017 19:56 | 2 views | 0 comments

The U.S. military acknowledged on Saturday that the U.S.-led coalition struck at the request of Iraqi security forces a location in West Mosul where dozens of civilian casualties allegedly occurred. U.S. Central Command said in a statement that it took the allegation...

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U.S. military acknowledges airstrike in Mosul where more than 100 were allegedly killed

Added: 25.03.2017 19:31 | 9 views | 0 comments

The U.S. military on Saturday acknowledged for the first time that it launched an airstrike against the Islamic State last week in the densely packed Iraqi city of Mosul where residents say more than 100 people were killed.
"An initial review of strike data . . . indicates that, at the request...


Mosul: 'Catastrophic' civilian causalities force Iraqi forces to pause offensive against Isis

Added: 25.03.2017 17:49 | 11 views | 0 comments

US-led coalition investigating allegations its strikes killed at least 137 civilians in homes

Tags: ISIS, Strikes, USA, Iraq

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