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Pentagon IDs Soldier Killed Near Mosul - Daily Beast

... .S. Army 1st Lieutenant Weston Lee, 25, of Bluffton, Georgia, an infantry officer assigned to 1st Battalion, 325th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, poses in an undated photo released by the U.S. Army April 30 ...and more »

US Service Member Killed in Mosul, Iraq: Pentagon -

An Army platoon leader was killed Saturday by an improvised explosive device outside Mosul, military officials said. The soldier, 1st Lt. Weston Lee, 25, of Bluffton, Georgia, was on patrol when the device detonated, the 82nd Airborne Division in Fort ...and more »

US reconsiders its responsibility for civilian casualties in Iraq and Syria - Los Angeles Times

An Iraqi soldier stands outside Omar Hasan Abdul Qadir's home, which was destroyed in an airstrike in the Baysan neighborhood of Mosul, Iraq. (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times). As the battle against Islamic State intensifies in heavily populated cities ...and more »

US service member killed in blast near Mosul, coalition says - The Guardian

An Iraqi soldier in western Mosul, where US-backed forces have been fighting to retake the city from Isis. Photograph: Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images. A US service member died of wounds sustained from an explosion outside the northern Iraqi city of ...and more »

US-led strikes against ISIS have killed at least 352 civilians, Pentagon says - KBZK Bozeman News

US troops walk as a US Army C-47 Chinook helicopter flies over the village of Oreij, south of Mosul, on February 22, 2017. Coalition strikes against ISIS in Iraq and Syria have likely killed at least 352 civilians since the start of the operation ...and more »

How the Islamic State rose - The Hindu

The rapid and violent rise of the Islamic State (IS) baffled many. Unheard of until 2013, the IS suddenly started making headlines with its brutal tactics and solid military victories in Iraq and Syria. Within a few months of announcing its formation ...and more »

Pentagon puts civilian deaths in strikes on Isis way lower than outside groups - The Guardian

Firefighters look for bodies buried under the rubble, after an airstrike against Islamic State triggered a massive explosion in Mosul, Iraq. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters. At least 352 civilians have been killed in US-led strikes against Islamic State ...and more »

A US service member was killed in blast near Mosul, Iraq - Business Insider

us soldiers mosul iraq U.S. soldiers gather at a military base north of Mosul, Iraq, January 4, 2017. Reuters/Mohammed Al-Ramahi WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A US service member died of wounds caused by an explosive device outside the northern Iraqi city of ...and more »

Pentagon identifies soldier killed in bomb blast outside of Mosul - Washington Post

The Pentagon has identified the soldier killed by a roadside bomb outside the Iraqi city of Mosul Saturday. First Lt. Weston C. Lee, 25, of Bluffton, Ga., was an infantry officer from the 82nd Airborne Division and was on patrol at the time of his ...and more »

US-led coalition airstrikes killed 45 civilians in Iraq and Syria - Business Insider

BAGHDAD (AP) — Investigations conducted during the month of March reveal that U.S.-led coalition airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria killed 45 civilians, mostly in and around the Iraqi city of Mosul, according to a Pentagon ...and more »