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The airstrike in Mosul was potentially one of the worst US-led civilian bombings in 25 years - Washington Post

Even though Iraqi civil defense workers are still sorting through the rubble, the March 17 U.S. airstrike in West Mosul, if confirmed, could potentially rank among one of the most devastating attacks on civilians by American forces in more than two ...and more »

France Diplomatie - France Diplomatie (press release)

We deplore the high number of civilian casualties that may result from the clashes in which the coalition is faced with Daesh's brutality. We extend our condolences to the victims' families. An investigation must be carried out whenever necessary ...and more »

Mosul: 112 civilian bodies pulled from site of coalition airstrike - CNN

Mosul, Iraq (CNN) At least 112 bodies have been pulled from the site of a US-led coalition airstrike in Mosul, senior Iraqi health official Ahmed Dubardani said Monday. The deaths have sparked renewed concerns about civilian casualties from coalition ...and more »

Is Trump's 'secret plan' to defeat ISIS dragging us into another Iraq war? - The Boston Globe

Federal Police Rapid Response Forces fire a rocket toward Islamic State positions in Mosul on March 20. By Indira A.R. Lakshmanan March 30, 2017. Donald Trump claimed he knew “more about ISIS than the generals do, believe me,” and he'd “bomb the sh*t ...and more »

The Bodies of Mosul - The New Yorker

An Iraqi federal police officer runs into the smoke after a suicide car bombing in western Mosul, Iraq, on Saturday. PHOTOGRAPH BY IVOR PRICKETT / REDUX. I drove into Mosul in a battered Nissan pickup truck in mid-March. Iraq's second-largest city ...and more »

Engulfed in Battle, Mosul Civilians Run for Their Lives - New York Times

The photojournalist Ivor Prickett spent three weeks documenting the battlefront and humanitarian crisis in west Mosul. The war to drive the Islamic State from its last strongholds in western Mosul has come to this: With every advance by Iraqi forces ...and more »

US-led coalition 'probably' had role in Mosul air strikes that killed 200 civilians, says general - The Independent

Air strikes carried out by US warplanes were most likely involved in the deaths of around 200 Iraqi civilians last week in the fight to reclaim the city of Mosul from Isis, a top US commander and Iraqi sources have confirmed. Dozens of people were ...and more »

President Trump Escalates Wars in Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Maybe Afghanistan Too - Reason (blog)

A U.S. airstrike in Mosul could have caused the largest civilian casualties since the start of the Iraq War. Ed Krayewski| Mar. 28, 2017 3:30 pm. White HouseU.S. military officials are investigating an airstrike in Mosul, Iraq's second largest city ...and more »

US Investigating Mosul Strikes Said to Have Killed Up to 200 Civilians - New York Times

BAGHDAD — The American-led military coalition in Iraq said Friday that it was investigating reports that scores of civilians — perhaps as many as 200, residents said — had been killed in recent American airstrikes in Mosul, the northern Iraqi city ...and more »

Trump said he'd stop dragging us into war. That's yet another fat lie - The Guardian

President Trump has escalated US intervention in Syria. American strikes there now kill or injure more civilians than Russian strikes, says one report. Thu 30 Mar 2017 12.07 EDT Last modified on Fri 14 Jul 2017 13.24 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »