Military reports – May 2018

Monthly summary: Below are all known published daily Coalition military reports relating to the air war against so called Islamic State or Daesh in Iraq and Syria for May 2018. We have also included relevant video and photo releases. Beginning in January 2018, the Coalition began issuing once weekly reports, issued each Friday for the previous…Continue reading

UK admits an anti-ISIS civilian casualty for the first time

After nearly four years of strikes the UK has finally admitted to a single civilian casualty

Airwars monthly assessment: March 2018

More than 1,200 civilians were alleged killed by Russian actions in Syria during March – setting a grim new record

Netherlands admits civilian harm in Iraqi airstrikes – but won’t say where or when

Dutch military still refuses to say where or when civilians were killed or injured in Iraqi strikes – or how many casualties.

Military reports – April 2018

Monthly summary: Below are all known published daily Coalition military reports relating to the air war against so called Islamic State or Daesh in Iraq and Syria for April 2018. We have also included relevant video and photo releases, as well as cross-indicating where any known alleged civilian or ‘friendly fire’ casualties have been reported. Beginning…Continue reading

Counting the dead in Mosul

Thousands of civilians were killed during the battle for Mosul, but there is no official death toll.

Australia admits killing two civilians during battle for Mosul

Australia remains the only American ally to admit any civilian harm after almost four years of strikes

Airwars monthly assessment: February 2018

Significant civilian casualties continued from reported Russian strikes in Syria’s eastern Ghouta; and from Turkish actions in Afrin