Showing posts with label white phosphorus bombs. Show all posts
Showing posts with label white phosphorus bombs. Show all posts

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.