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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 »

US military says 3 ISIS leaders have been killed while UN calls for greater caution with airstrikes - KHQ Right Now

The U.S. military says it killed three Islamic State group fighters in attacks this month and last. In a brief statement, the U.S. Central Command described the three as "senior ISIS military officials and planners." It said one was a Syria-based ...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 »

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 »

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

A UN convoy drives past destroyed buildings in the old city of Homs, Syria. March 2017. Photo: UNICEF/Ebo ?Share. Print. 26 May 2017 – The United Nations human rights chief today urged all warring parties in Syria to take every feasible measure to ...and more »

Air strike in east Syria kills 35 civilians — Observatory - Arab News

FILE photo: People walk amid the rubble following reported air strikes by Syrian regime forces on May 14, 2015 on the rebel-held town of Ain Tarma, east of the capital Damascus. (AFP). Related Articles. US and Iran edge closer to confrontation in Syria ...and more »

Intensifying Cycle of Violence, US Strikes Kill Scores More Syrian Children, Civilians - Common Dreams

A Syrian man carried a child who was retrieved from a collapsed building following a reported U.S. coalition air strike on the rebel-held neighborhood of Sakhur in the northern city of Aleppo in July 2016. (Photo: Thaer Mohammed/AFP/Getty). Scores of ...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 »

US-led Syria air strikes against ISIS kill more than 100, including children - AOL

BEIRUT, May 26 (Reuters) - 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 ...and more »

Dozens of civilians, incl women & children, killed in US airstrikes in Syria – state media - RT

At least 35 civilians were killed by US-led airstrikes in Syria on Thursday evening, according to state media. The UN's human rights chief has called on all sides to take greater care to protect civilian lives in the war-torn country. The airstrikes in ...and more »