Showing posts with label Raqqa. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Raqqa. Show all posts

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Amnesty International says US-led coalition destroyed Syria's Raqqa

Amnesty International says US-led coalition destroyed Raqqa
An international human rights group on Tuesday accused the US and its allies of showing little regard for civilians' lives while attacking the Syrian city that was once the de-facto capital of IS group, an allegation denied by the US military.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Russia Urges US Not to Hinder UN Access to Syria's Raqqa as well as the Al-Rukban refugee camp

US-controlled area of al-Tanf
The Russian Defense Ministry said that the only areas in Syria where the requirements of UN Security Council (UNSC) Resolution 2401 are completely ignored and there is no help for the population remains the destroyed city of Raqqa, as well as the Al-Rukban refugee camp in the US-controlled area of al-Tanf.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

‘Unacceptable price for civilians’: UN says US-led coalition airstrikes may breach intl law

27 civilians in Raqqa were being killed in the fighting each day
Civilians are paying an “unacceptable” price in the siege of the city of Raqqa, a top UN human rights official has said, adding that the US-led coalition may not be respecting the principles of international humanitarian law in its “intense” airstrikes.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

30 civilians killed in US-led airstrikes in north Syria

Nine women and 14 children were among those killed
At least 30 civilians were killed over the past 24 hours in Syria's northern city of Raqqa in the intensified US-led airstrikes on the Islamic State (IS) positions, a monitor group said Tuesday.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

US-led coalition admits use of white phosphorus in Mosul amid mounting criticism

A New Zealand general has confirmed that the US-led coalition fighting in Mosul has used munitions loaded with white phosphorus. It comes amid mounting criticism over the use of the multipurpose weapon, which can be extremely dangerous to civilians.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

US white phosphorus attack on Raqqa kills tens of civilians

Tens of civilians were killed on Thursday when the U.S.-led airstrikes targeted Syria's northern city of Raqqa with white phosphorus, pro-government Sham FM radio reported.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.