Measuring the cost of Iraq’s victory over ISIS

Iraqi forces supported by the international Coalition have driven so-called Islamic State from the nation’s cities and towns. The cost in lives has been significant.

Counting the Uncounted: Azmat Khan and Anand Gopal on their groundbreaking civilian casualty study

US-led alliance has still made no public comment on 18-month investigation, which found that deaths from Coalition airstrikes were up to 31 times higher than acknowledged.

More than 1,800 civilians killed overall in defeat of ISIS at Raqqa, say monitors

The former ISIS ‘capital’ has been captured from the terror group after months of hard fighting. But the cost to civilians – and for the city itself – has been high.

Russia blamed for sharp rise in civilian deaths during battle for Deir Ezzor

In the race to capture ISIS territory, hundreds of civilians have been reported killed by airstrikes in Deir Ezzor governorate in the past two weeks. Russia, the regime and Coalition are all active in the area.

Intensity of Coalition’s Raqqa bombardment greater than for all of Afghanistan, official data shows

On average one Coalition bomb, missile or artillery shell struck Raqqa every eight minutes in August – with local monitors reporting a devastating toll on civilians

UN Inquiry ‘gravely concerned’ about Syrian civilians killed by Coalition

The Commission also accused the US of violating international humanitarian law when it bombed a mosque in March.

Civilian deaths mount in Raqqa amid Coalition denials

The Coalition’s top commander has repeatedly questioned whether large numbers of civilians are dying, even as international investigations are released.

Children pay high price in fight to take Raqqa from ISIS

Coalition commander plays down high civilian toll in Syria, despite findings of monitors and investigators