Schema-Root.org logo

 

  cross-referenced news and research resources about

 US air strikes in Iraq

Schema-Root.org logo
images:  google   yahoo YouTube
spacer

updated Sat. January 13, 2018

-
Even before Daesh launched its lightning takeover of a third of Iraq's territory and large parts of Syria in 2014, militant groups had taken control in some areas, placing them off limits to Iraqi forces. The authorities at the time blamed al Qaeda "sleeper cells" - a phrase many use today to refer to the remnants ...
Six months since Iraqi forces seized Iraq's second city Mosul from ISIS, human remains still rot in front of the Al-Nuri mosque. ... Asma Mohammed's father and husband were killed in an air strike then hurriedly buried, like several of their neighbors, in improvised cemeteries on a vacant strip of land. Iraqi ...

Along the waterfront of the Euphrates river in Iraq's war-torn Mosul, gaping holes in hotel walls reveal little but enormous heaps of rubble. Six months since Iraqi forces seized the country's second city from Islamic State group jihadists, human remains still rot in front of the Al-Nuri mosque. The building ...
Israel launched a series of predawn air strikes then followed up with artillery fire on an army base near the Syrian capital, Damascus, Syria's military said. ... It said Israel was "primarily" assisting Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) and Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, a former al-Qaeda ...
The increase was driven by a surge in air-strike fatalities and coincided with the US-led military operations to reclaim Islamic State strongholds in Iraq and Syria. One MP told The Guardian the figures were "deeply concerning" and raised questions over the transparency of legal criteria used by the Ministry ...
air strikes contributed to a doubling of civilian deaths in Iraq and Syria last year, according to a war monitor, raising fresh questions over the death toll resulting from the push to defeat the Islamic State (IS) group. At least 15,399 civilians were killed globally from "explosive violence" in the first 11 months of ...

A Syrian man carries a wounded child following reported government air strike on the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern outskirts of the capital ... on the ground, said the strikes were likely conducted by the US-led coalition that launched air raids against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq in 2014.
The US-led coalition fighting ISIS in Iraq and Syria says it has killed at least 817 civilians in air strikes since 2014. It continues to bomb targets in the region and said that, despite the Iraqi government's declaration of victory, "much work remains to ensure the enduring defeat of [terror group Isis]" according to ...
The U.S. military on Sunday conducted an air strike in Somalia that killed 13 fighters from al Qaeda affiliate al-Shabab, U.S. Africa Command (Africom) said Wednesday. The strike occurred in ... The U.S. military also last month struck fighters from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria in Somalia for the first time.
Australia has said it will stop conducting air strikes against so-called Islamic State (IS) group targets in Iraq and Syria. Six hornet jets will be ... Two weeks ago, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told a conference in Baghdad that Iraqi troops were now in complete control of the Iraqi-Syrian border. The US ...
The final elimination of ISIS in Iraq and Syria is close, but welcome though the defeat of these monstrous movements may be, it has only been achieved at the cost of great destruction and loss of life. This is the new face of war which governments try to conceal: a limited number of combat troops on the ...
The Iraqi government and Russia, which backs the forces of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, have both declared victory over ISIS. The U.S.-led coalition has admitted to unintentionally killing 801 civilians in the more than 28,000 air strikes it has conducted across Syria and Iraq since its formation in 2014.
There's no such thing as precise air strikes in modern warfare - just look at the civilian casualties in Iraq and Syria ... of Mosul, which went on for nine months, to know that there was very heavy civilian loss of life as Iraqi forces backed by air strikes closed in on the Old City, but it was impossible to prove it.
The US-led coalition has admitted that at least 801 civilians have been killed in air strikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. The figure, which is far lower than reported by other monitoring groups, said that at least 801 civilians were unintentionally killed between August 2014 and October ...
Speaking on a visit to Iraq, Theresa may said the UK was playing a leading ... personnel in Iraq, who have helped train and equip 25,000 Iraqi and Kurdish ... IS - carrying out air strikes against the militants in Iraq and Syria.
Turkish jets bomb PKK targets in northern Iraq ... Over 40 PKK targets have been destroyed in an air strike in northern Iraq, the Turkish military says. ... Turkey's military said on Tuesday that its jets carried out air strikes in ...
Dozens of civilians have been killed in air strikes and artillery shelling ... including 15 children, in a village held by Islamic State of Iraq and the ...

Russian air strikes on Sunday killed 34 civilians, among them 15 children, ... The oil-rich eastern province that borders Iraq was once almost ...
... public prosecutor, the attackers were carrying a flag representing the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group (ISIL, also known as ISIS).
Numbers reveal a massive uptick in air strikes already, with the US military on course ... at its disposal as operations against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq wind down. ... And in 2015 a US air strike during fighting hit a Kunduz hospital operated by ... Iraqi forces uncover Ezidi mass grave in Sinjar ...
The U.S. military said on Tuesday that an air strike targeting an ... of ISIS fighters into the country as the group loses territory in Iraq and Syria.
The drop in violence came as Iraqi troops forced IS from the last few towns it ... air strikes by Coalition forces in Iraq and Syria are also down.
An injured child in Iraq. body really knows how many civilians have been ... air strikes on ISIS targets in Iraq in 2014, resulted in civilians deaths.
Khan/Gopal surveyed 103 sites of air strikes in northern Iraq, extrapolating from these attacks into other regions in which the Coalition launched ...
Baghdad -- Iraqi forces backed by the U.S.-led coalition retook on Friday the ... States began a campaign of air strikes against the militants that fueled Iraqi ... All that now remains of Islamic State-held Iraq are patches of rural ...
After visiting nearly 150 bombing sites in northern Iraq between April 2016 and June 2017, as well as the American base in Qatar where decisions are made about coalition air strikes, Azmat Khan and Anand Gopal "found that one in five of the coalition strikes we identified resulted in civilian death, a rate ...
Iraqi forces say they have recaptured Rawa, the last town in the ... officer overseeing British air strikes against IS in Iraq and Syria said last week ...
Taji, Iraq -- A Cadillac high school graduate assigned to fight the terrorist ... 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
Rif Dimashq (Syria News) The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported, on Thursday, that Syrian warplanes carried out heavy air strikes ...
Iraqi forces have launched an offensive to recapture Rawa, the last town ... officer overseeing British air strikes against IS in Iraq and Syria said ...
A year ago the Iraqi capital was a scene of explosions, military checkpoints ... and witnessed the rise of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) who ... Shia-led militias, Kurdish peshmerga and US-led coalition air strikes.
Iraqi forces and members of the Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation ... the city of al-Qaim, in Iraq's western Anbar Province near the Syrian border, ... a barrage of artillery fire along with Iraqi and US-led coalition air strikes.
The US Army says it has conducted two separate air strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in northeastern Somalia ...
Civilians killed in air strike on Libyan city of Derna ... The US has carried out at least four known air strikes in Libya since 2015 ... of Derna, took the city from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) in 2015 ...
For more than three years, the US-led coalition has been using air strikes to help Iraqi troops retake territory from Islamic State group jihadists.
US-led coalition air strikes kill another 51 civilians in Iraq, Syria ... Iraqi forces launched an attack to drive Daesh from the last territory it holds in ...
(Syria News) The Israeli army carried out, on Saturday, several air strikes on the headquarters of the Syrian Army, near Golan Heights, Qasioun ...
Russian air strikes in east Syria kill at least 16 civilians ... and farms in the fertile strip along the Euphrates bordering Iraq are fast becoming the ...
The number of civilians killed by the US-led coalition air strikes has climbed this summer amid fierce fighting in Mosul, Raqqa and now the Iraqi ...
'White Widow' British ISIL recruiter 'killed in air strike' ... reportedly been killed by a missile strike by American forces on the Iraq/Syria border.
Iraqi civilians in Mosul facing, torture and murder from members of their ... was bombed by Iraqi air strikes and her brother kidnapped by ISIS, ...
Smoke rises at the positions of Islamic State militants after an air strike ... claimed that the U.S.-led coalition carried out fewer air strikes in Iraq in ...
In the summer ISIS was driven out of Iraq's second city, Mosul, and is thought ... Iraq while on Wednesday last week typhoons supported Iraqi ...
Saying the US has been reducing air strikes against ISIS in Iraq to let militants pour ... After a string of losses to Iraqi forces backed by the US.
Russia accuses US of pretending to fight Islamic State in Syria, Iraq ... and of deliberately reducing its air strikes in Iraq to allow the group's militants ... been that militants had moved in large numbers from Iraqi border areas to ...
This one, taken last November, shows a woman talking to an ERD intelligence officer, after her house was bombed by Iraqi air strikes and her ...
An air strike carried out by the US-led coalition against ISIS has killed at ... While the international coalition bombing Isis across both Syria and Iraq says it ... to Iraqi coalition forces in July after a gruelling nine-month-long battle.
MPs backed British air strikes against IS in Iraq in September 2014 and ... so-called Islamic State 1,340 times in Iraq and 262 times in Syria.
Six US air strikes on an ISIL desert camp in Libya killed 17 fighters and ... was once the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant stronghold in Libya.
British air strikes have killed more than 3,000 ISIS militants in Iraq and ... and tornadoes joined coalition bombing to assist Iraqi and Kurdish ...


 

news and opinion


 


 


 


 


schema-root.org

   iraq
    war
       air strikes

cross-references for
air strikes:

air strikes in Iraq