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Trump said he would 'take out' the families of ISIS fighters. Did an airstrike in Syria do just that? - Washington Post

Back when he was still a candidate and not president of the United States, Donald Trump had a suggestion for winning the battle against the Islamic State: “Take out their families.” “The other thing with the terrorists is you have to take out their ...and more »

New US-led Syria strike kills 80 relatives of IS fighters, says monitor - i24NEWS (press release)

Death toll includes 33 children as families were seeking refuge in the town's municipal building. A US-led coalition air strike on the eastern Syrian town of Mayadeen early Friday killed at least 80 relatives of Islamic State group fighters, a ...and more »

Airstrikes on Islamic State-held town in Syria kill scores of civilians, monitoring group says - Washington Post

ISTANBUL — Airstrikes on an Islamic State-held town in eastern Syria killed dozens of civilians, monitoring groups said Friday, notably in an alleged raid on a building that housed family members of the extremist fighters. The strikes on Mayadin ...and more »

War monitor: US airstrikes in Syrian town have killed 100 including 40 children - Business Insider

Air strikes since Thursday evening have killed more than 100 people including children and other family members of Islamic State fighters in al-Mayadin, a town held by the jihadists near Deir al-Zor in eastern Syria, a war monitor reported. The Britain ...and more »

Isis slaughtering civilians in Syrian towns already hit by US air strikes - The Independent

Civilians are “increasingly paying the price” as air strikes on Isis escalate in Syria and terrorists seek bloody retribution, the United Nations has warned. In one incident, militants slit the throats of eight men accused of giving coordinates to the ...and more »

The US says it killed 3 top ISIS leaders in airstrikes on Syria - Business Insider

Three senior Islamic State military leaders and planners were killed in coalition attacks in Iraq and Syria over the past two months, the coalition fighting the militants said in a statement released by the Pentagon on Friday. Mustafa Gunes, an Islamic ...and more »

'Coalition strikes kill 106 civilians' in Al Mayadeen -

At least 106 civilians, including 42 children, have been killed in a series of air strikes by the US-led coalition on an ISIL-held town in eastern Syria, according to a monitoring group. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) says ...and more »

Civilians in Syria must be spared from anti-ISIL airstrikes – UN rights chief - UN News Centre

The United Nations human rights chief today urged all warring parties in Syria to take every feasible measure to spare the civilian population from the effects of the armed conflict, noting that civilians are increasing caught in fighting between the ...and more »

106 Syrian civilians — 47 children — die in US air strikes - Digital Journal

In what is likely the deadliest incident in the nearly three-year U.S.-led bombing campaign against Islamic State (IS) fighters in Syria, 106 civilians — including 47 children — died in multiple strikes on a town in Deir Ezzor province.and more »

US-led strikes kill scores of civilians in east Syria, rights monitor reports - Deutsche Welle

Scores of people, including family members of fighters with the extremist group "Islamic State" (IS), were killed on Thursday and Friday in US-led coalition air strikes on the eastern Syrian town of Mayadeen, a group monitoring the Syrian conflict said ...and more »