More than 170,000 people have fled their homes in northern Syria since Turkey launched its offensive two weeks ago. Civilians in the area have lived through years of unrest, including revolution against the Assad regime, the battle to defeat ISIS…
In the days since the announced withdrawal of U.S. troops from northern Syria, the country’s map is being redrawn. Both Turkey and the Russia-backed Syrian regime made territorial advances, and U.S.-partner Syrian Democratic Forces turned to Damascus for support. As…
The streets of Baghdad were silent Tuesday after a week of peaceful protests -- against corruption, unemployment and lack of basic services -- turned deadly. More than 100 people were killed as Iraqi security forces and armed groups clashed with…
By Amna Nawaz, Layla Quran
The war in Syria rages on, with President Bashar al-Assad's regime continuing its onslaught of airstrikes in northwest Idlib province -- the last rebel stronghold. Stephanie Sy reports and talks to retired Gen. Joseph Votel, who until recently oversaw U.S.
By Associated Press
July saw the highest number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan in a single month since 2017, the U.N. mission said Saturday.
By Kathy Gannon, Associated Press
The UN report marks the first time in recent years that civilian deaths attributed to government forces and their allies exceeded those blamed on their enemies.
By Courtney Vinopal
The decision has renewed the stark debate over who dies, and how, in U.S. military action abroad.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
The United States is terminating some sales of military arms to Saudi Arabia over concerns about the killing of civilians in Yemen by a Saudi-led coalition, a senior U.S. official said Tuesday, while ramping up support for Saudi's border defenses…
By Associated Press
When President Barack Obama was asked at a news conference about an increase in the number of people targeted in drone strikes against extremists in Libya, Syria, Somalia and elsewhere, he acknowledged civilian deaths.
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