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UN says Afghan forces, allies killed most civilians in 2019

More civilians were killed by Afghan and international coalition forces in Afghanistan in the first half of this year than by the Taliban and other militants, the U.N. mission said …

Monitors: US-led coalition killed 1,600 civilians in Raqqa

The U.S.-led coalition killed more than 1,600 civilians in the northern Syria city of Raqqa during months of bombardment that liberated it from the Islamic State group, far more than …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 2, 2017

White House stands by Trump’s first military raid, despite civilian, US casualties

The White House on Thursday insisted that the risky ground raid personally approved by President Donald Trump against al-Qaida targets in

Scores killed in Syria as Islamic State bombs government strongholds

A series of coordinated blasts hit bus stations, an electricity plant and a hospital across two Syrian cities Monday, killing at least 80 people in the first major security breach …

Afghan leader: NATO airstrike killed 18 civilians

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan president said today that 18 people killed in a NATO airstrike in eastern Afghanistan a day earlier were all civilians. The deadly incident has further …