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US: Airstrikes near alleged civilian deaths.

The US military conducted airstrikes at a location in western Mosul more than a week ago where there were allegations of civilian casualties, US Central Command said Saturday.

- CNN Top Stories - US

U.S. Says Its Mosul Airstrikes Hit Area Where Civilian Casualties Are Reported.

As many as 200 civilians were reported killed in western Mosul, where a US-led coalition is fighting ISIS. It's not clear whether the rules of engagement have changed.

- NPR - US

US Military Investigating Alleged Civilian Casualties in Mosul Strike.

The U.S. military acknowledged on Saturday that the U.S.-led coalition struck at the request of Iraqi security forces a location in West Mosul where dozens of civilian casualties allegedly occurred. U.S. Central Command said in a statement that it took the allegation...

- Newsmax - US

U.S.-led coalition says it may be responsible for airstrike that killed more than 200 Iraqi civilians.

An initial investigation of a recent airstrike believed to have killed more than 200 civilians in Mosul found it was conducted by the U.S.-led coalition at the request of Iraqi security forces, the Pentagon said Saturday. Witnesses said airstrike killed hundreds of residents in West Mosul's Jidideh...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Has the rule of engagement changed in Iraq?.

There has been an outcry over the high number of civilians killed by suspected US-led coalition air strikes in Mosul.

- Al Jazeera - QA

US confirms coalition strike in Mosul district where dozens reported killed.

The US military said on Saturday a US-led coalition strike had hit an Islamic State-held area of the Iraqi city of Mosul where residents and officials say dozens of civilians have been killed as result of an air raid.

- GMA News - PH

US confirms coalition air strike in Mosul district where dozens killed.

The US military acknowledges coalition aircraft hit a location in the Iraqi city of Mosul where dozens of civilians were reportedly killed.

- ABC News - AU

World › Vehicle attacks a challenge for police.

In the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State group became infamous for its spectacular variations on explosive vehicles. For attacks in the West, it has suggested a simpler method, encouraging followers to use regular vehicles to kill people on foot. Experts say attacks in which cars or trucks…

- Japan Today - JP

World › U.S. acknowledges its forces were behind airstrike on Mosul.

An airstrike targeting Islamic State militants in the Iraqi city of Mosul that witnesses say killed at least 100 people was in fact launched by the U.S. military, American officials said Saturday. U.S. officials did not confirm the reports of civilian casualties but opened an investigation. In the days following…

- Japan Today - JP

U.S. confirms coalition strike in Mosul district where dozens reported killed.

MOSUL, Iraq - The U.S. military said on Saturday a U.S.-led coalition strike had hit an Islamic State-held area of Iraq's Mosul where residents and officials say as many as 200 civilians may have been killed as result of an air raid.

- Reuters - US

News24.com | US acknowledges its forces were behind airstrike on Mosul.

American officials say an airstrike targeting Islamic State militants in the Iraqi city of Mosul that witnesses say killed at least 100 people was in fact launched by the US military

- News24.com - ZA

Civilians killed as Mosul neighborhood is destroyed during fighting

        

- USA TODAY - US

US investigating reports that Airstrikes killed 200 civilians in Iraq

Officials are investigating reports that U.S.-led airstrikes in the ISIS stronghold Mosul left roughly 200 civilians dead. Video provided by Newsy         

- USA TODAY - US

Airstrikes in Mosul kill civilians: Are US rules of engagement getting slacker?

Iraqi officers say they're suspending operations against ISIS in Mosul after US-led airstrikes killed as many as 137 civilians this week.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

U.S. military says it may be responsible for airstrike that allegedly killed 200 Iraqi civilians

The U.S.-led military coalition fighting to dislodge the Islamic State from the Iraqi city of Mosul said Saturday it may have been responsible for an airstrike that killed more than 200 civilians in the western part of the city. The U.S. Central Command, which oversees military operations in the...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

U.S. investigates Mosul strike after more than 100 civilians reported dead

U.S.-backed Iraqi forces are clearing the city of Islamic State militants.         

- USA TODAY - US

U.S. Coalition Acknowledges It Carried Out Airstrike That Allegedly Killed Civilians

The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State in Iraq said it carried out the March 17 airstrike against positions in western Mosul corresponding to allegations of scores of civilian casualties.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Coalition says it hit Mosul site where civilians died

Coalition says it struck area in west Mosul where officials say scores of civilians were killed by aerial bombardment.

- Al Jazeera - QA

U.S. confirms air strike in Mosul district where dozens were killed

MOSUL, Iraq - The U.S military confirmed on Saturday that U.S. warplanes had hit an Islamic State-held area of the besieged Iraqi city of Mosul where residents and officials say dozens of civilians have been killed as result of an air strike.

- Reuters - US

Here's how you're told by the President you've been awarded the nation's highest award for bravery

DVIDSOn Saturday, President Donald Trump hosted 25 living recipients of the Medal of Honor at the White House in recognition of the rarely-celebrated Medal of Honor Day. But being awarded the the nation's highest military award doesn't happen often. The medal has only been conferred just 18 times after more than a decade of ...

- Business Insider - US

US confirms its airstrike near ISIS' Iraqi capital killed dozens of civilians

Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent ResolveThe U.S military confirmed on Saturday that U.S. warplanes had hit an Islamic State-held area of the besieged Iraqi city of Mosul where residents and officials say dozens of civilians have been killed as result of an air strike. The incident occurred on March 17 but what ...

- Business Insider - US

US probes Mosul airstrikes which left Iraqi civilians dead

The coalition against the "Islamic State" armed group is to investigate whether civilians were killed by its airstrikes in Mosul. The US-led force has admitted the March 17 incident may have hit non-combatants.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Kuwaitis third after Saudis, Iraqis in property trades in Turkey

Kuwaitis third after Saudis, Iraqis in property trades in Turkey...

- MENAFN - JO

News24.com | Iraq's speaker voices concern over Mosul airstrike

Iraq's parliament speaker has expressed concern over reports of airstrikes that have allegedly killed more than 100 civilians in western Mosul.

- News24.com - ZA

Mosul push suspended after U.S.-led coalition strike kills civilians

The U.S. military said on Saturday that a review determined that at the request of Iraqi security forces, U.S.-led coalition struck Islamic State fighters and equipment 'at the location corresponding to allegations of civilian casualties'

- The Globe and Mail - CA

US command: Mosul airstrikes were at the request of Iraq

BAGHDAD — An initial review of airstrikes over the past days indicates that the U.S.-led coalition has struck fighters and equipment of the...

- Townhall.com - US

At least 200 civilians killed in US airstrikes in western Mosul

The UN said it was 'profoundly concerned' by the high loss of life.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

US confirms airstrike in Mosul district where dozens were killed

Iraqi government forces paused in their push to recapture western Mosul from ISIS militants Saturday because of the high rate of civilian casualties, a security forces spokesman said.

- The Daily Star - LB

Over 200,000 displaced by west Mosul battle: Iraq ministry

More than 200,000 people have fled fighting in west Mosul since the operation to retake the area from extremists was launched last month, Iraq's ministry of migration and displaced said Saturday

- The Daily Star - LB

Iraq: Speaker voices concern over Mosul airstrike

Iraq's parliament speaker has expressed concern over reports of airstrikes that have allegedly killed more than 100 civilians in western Mosul where U.S.-backed government troops are fighting ISIS

- The Daily Star - LB

US military investigating alleged civilian casualties in Mosul strike

The U.S. military acknowledged Saturday that U.S. aircraft struck at the request of Iraqi security forces a location in West Mosul where dozens of civilian casualties allegedly occurred.

- The Daily Star - LB

Battle for Mosul: US investigating deadly air strike

Coalition says it hit area where many were reportedly killed as fears over civilian casualties grow.

- BBC - UK

Mosul exodus as air strikes kill 'dozens'

Both Iraqi aircraft and those from an international US-led coalition are carrying out strikes in Mosul. Thousands are still in danger in the city, where Iraqi forces have recaptured series of neighbourhoods since the operation to retake west Mosul from Islamic State group was launched last month.

- Times Of India - IN

Mosul air strikes kill dozens of civilians, say Iraqi officials

MOSUL, March 25 — Air strikes carried out in recent days have killed dozens of civilians in west Mosul, where Iraqi forces are battling jihadists, officials said today. Both Iraqi aircraft and a US-led international coalition are bombing the...

- The Malay Mail - MY

U.S. military investigating alleged civilian casualties in Mosul strike | Reuters

WASHINGTON The U.S. military acknowledged on Saturday that U.S. The post U.S. military investigating alleged civilian casualties in Mosul strike | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Coalition says it hit Mosul site where civilians died

Coalition says it struck area in west Mosul where scores of civilians were reportedly killed by air raids last week.

- Al Jazeera - QA

This is the massive cannon US Marines are using to obliterate ISIS fighters in Syria

Spc. Jacquelynn Gaines/US ArmyAs coalition forces slowly make gains in liberating Mosul from ISIS control, another campaign to finally oust the terror group's forces is taking place in Raqqa, Syria. According to The Washington Post, a contingent of US Marines from the 1st Battalion, 4th Marine regiment recently established ...

- Business Insider - US

Battle in Mosul Halted as High Civilian Death Toll Investigated

The Iraqi government announced Saturday that it would temporarily halt the battle to re-take Mosul from Islamic State jihadists after reports emerged of heavy civilian casualties, a security forces spokesman said. The halt in fighting was announced as the American-led coalition is conducting an investigation into coalition ...

- Voice of America - US

Iraq: Speaker voices concern over Mosul airstrike

Iraq's parliament speaker has expressed concern over reports of airstrikes that have allegedly killed more than 100 civilians in western Mosul where U.S.-backed government troops are fighting the Islamic State group.

- FOX News - US

Islamic State-held human shields in Mosul complicate coalition strikes

Fleeing civilians, front-line doctors and troops have all said women and children are frequently caught in the crossfire. They say the militants often deliberately put them there by firing on them when they flee or using them as shields when they stay.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Senior statesmen in Iraq decry Mosul airstrike

Senior Sunni Muslim politicians expressed on Saturday concern over reports of airstrikes that have allegedly killed more than 100 civilians in western Mosul where U.S.-backed government troops are fighting the Islamic State group.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Senior statesmen in Iraq decry Mosul airstrike

BAGHDAD " Senior Sunni Muslim politicians expressed on Saturday concern over reports of airstrikes that have allegedly killed more than 100 civilians in western Mosul where U.S.-backed government troops are fighting the Islamic...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

UN voices concern over high civilian deaths in Mosul

UN urges all parties to protect civilians as local officials say scores are killed by suspected coalition air raids.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Iraqi parliament speaker concerned over possible US airstrikes that killed at least 100 civilians

REUTERS/Youssef BoudlalBAGHDAD — Iraq's parliament speaker has expressed concern over reports of airstrikes that have allegedly killed more than 100 civilians in western Mosul where U.S.-backed government troops are fighting the Islamic State group. In tweets published on his official account, speaker Salim al-Jabouri ...

- Business Insider - US

U.S. investigating Mosul airstrikes that left hundreds of civilians dead

Senior U.S. military leaders announced an investigation into reports that up to 200 civilians were killed in recent U.S. coalition air strikes in Mosul.

- UPI - US

Battle for Mosul: Residents flee ahead of air strikes

One resident says 100 bodies still lie in the rubble as the offensive against IS continues.

- BBC - UK

U.S. Coalition Probes Mosul Airstrike That May Have Killed Dozens of Civilians

The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State in Iraq said it is investigating allegations that an airstrike it carried out against positions in western Mosul in recent days killed dozens of civilians.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Lessons From the Deadliest Chemical War

Paul Iddon Security, Why didn't World War II go 'chemical'?  Since the end of World War I, the only substantial chemical attacks in warfare have occurred in East Asia and the Middle East. Japan poisoned Chinese troops with gas in the 1930s. Egypt dumped poison gas on Yemen in the 1960s, and Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein ...

- The National Interest - US

US-led coalition investigating reports it killed scores in Mosul airstrike

The US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group said Friday it is investigating reports of an airstrike in a western neighbourhood in the Iraqi city of Mosul that is believed to have killed more than 100 civilians.

- France24 - FR

New tactics for Mosul after offensive stalls for two weeks

March 25, 2017, 9:40 AM US and Iraqi commanders of the Mosul offensive, now in its sixth month, are planning a change of tactics, after being held back for two weeks from completing their capture of the western district. They were thwarted by ISIS snipers, car bombs and mortars fired from crowded residential areas in the ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

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