Showing posts with label airstrikes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label airstrikes. Show all posts

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Saudi-led coalition denies targeting family home in Yemen

Saudi-led coalition denies targeting family home in Yemen
The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen denied on Tuesday that it had targeted a home, after a health official said nine civilians were killed in an air strike.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

US-led strikes in Syria 'kill 472 civilians in a month'

At least 472 civilians, including 137 children, have been killed during the past month of US-led coalition air raids in Syria, a monitoring group said.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

‘Not in a position to lecture’: Cuba fires back at Trump, says blockade ‘destined to fail’

Havana has blasted US President Donald Trump’s decision Friday to roll back much of Barack Obama’s policy of rapprochement and imposing new restrictions on Cuba using the pretext of human rights concerns, calling it a case of double standards.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Belgium probes own possible involvement in Mosul strike that killed 200+

Belgium has opened a preliminary investigation to determine if its jets were responsible for civilian casualties on at least two occasions in Iraq. One probe seeks to establish whether a Belgian F-16 was involved in the March 17 strike which killed over 200 people.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Dozens killed, buried in rubble after Mosul air raid

Dozens of residents were buried in collapsed buildings in the Iraqi city of Mosul after an air strike against ISIS triggered a massive explosion last week and rescuers are still recovering bodies, civil defence agency officials and locals said on Thursday.

Friday, March 17, 2017

U.S. denies bombing Syrian mosque where dozens died

The U.S. military said it carried out an attack on a building where al-Qaida militants were meeting in Syria, not on a mosque next door where activists say 46 civilians were killed in a bombing.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Pentagon acknowledges just 5-10% percent of actual civilian casualties in Syria – Amnesty to RT

The Pentagon’s conclusion that 119 deaths have resulted from US-led coalition strikes in Syria and Iraq represents only 5 or 10 percent of the actual civilian death toll in those countries, Neil Sammonds, an Amnesty International researcher focusing on Syria, told RT.

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Hundreds protest against UN peace plan in Yemen's Sanaa

Hundreds of supporters of Yemen's rebels protested in the capital Sanaa on Saturday against a U.N. peace roadmap aimed at ending a devastating war between the Shiite insurgents and loyalists.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Syria accuses Turkish airstrikes of killing 150 in Aleppo

The Syrian army on Thursday accused Turkish airstrikes of killing 150 people in the countryside of the northern province of Aleppo a day earlier, state news agency SANA reported.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

UN human rights boss repeats call for investigation into Yemen war crimes

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has again called for an international investigation into possible war crimes in Yemen, stressing that a deadly airstrike on a funeral service at the weekend indicates that violations have continued without repercussions.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

30 killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen

The Saudi-led military coalition launched airstrikes against the Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen's southwestern governorate of Taiz on Tuesday, killing about 20 people, local residents told Xinhua.

Monday, June 6, 2016

Arab-led coalition rejects censure in U.N. report on Yemen

The Arab-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen rejected Sunday a U.N. report that placed it on an annual blacklist over the deaths of hundreds of children in airstrikes.“The report is imbalanced and does not rely on credible statistics, nor does it serve the Yemeni people,” coalition spokesman Brig. Gen. Ahmed Asiri told the official Saudi Press Agency.

Monday, February 29, 2016

UN chief calls for "prompt, impartial" probe into deadly airstrike on Yemeni market

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday called for "a prompt and impartial investigation" into the Saturday airstrike on a market in Yemen that killed at least 32 civilians.

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Pentagon Admits to Eight More Civilians Killed in Iraq, Syria Airstrikes

In a significant shift from Centcom’s long-standing policy of blanket refusals to admit to civilian deaths in airstrikes against ISIS targets, the Pentagon today issued a statement admitting to eight civilians killed in the second quarter of 2015 in three separate incidents.

Sunday, January 10, 2016

MSF condemns latest deadly strike on clinic in Yemen

A missile strike on a Doctors Without Borders clinic in Yemen killed at least four people Sunday, the group said, condemning what it called a "worrying pattern" of such attacks.

Monday, November 16, 2015

French warplanes launch airstrikes against ISIS/ISIL so called capital in Syria

French warplanes carried out over 30 airstrikes against positions of the Islamic State (IS) de facto capital of al-Raqqa in northern Syria late Sunday, a monitor group reported.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

UK's Hammond Backs More Saudi Arms Sales, Says They Create 'British Jobs'

UK Foreign secretary Philip Hammond has been criticized for suggesting that Britain should sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia, despite Riyadh's military offensive in Yemen, which has led to allegations of Saudi war crimes.

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.