Civilians face conflicting instructions as Coalition and SDF assault Raqqa

Differing advice to civilians at Raqqa sows confusion warn experts – as UN calls on Coalition to improve protections for non-combatants

International airstrikes and civilian casualty claims in Iraq and Syria: October 2015

Additional reporting by Latif Habib, Kinda Haddad and Basile Simon Major developments The US-led Coalition ended October 2015 having carried Read More

After 15 months of Iraq airstrikes, Coalition admits to killing civilians

Centcom has finally confirmed that US-led Coalition operations against Daesh in Iraq have ‘likely’ killed civilians on the ground. The Read More

‘Not one civilian killed’: UK insists Iraq airstrikes are perfect after first year of bombing

British manned and unmanned aicraft have carried out at least 324 airstrikes against Islamic State in their first year of Read More

By order of the President of the Republic: a year of France’s Operation Chammal

France became the first international partner to join the United States in its air war against Daesh back in September 2014. Read More

Coalition strikes and civilian casualty claims in Iraq and Syria: August 2015

Major Developments 6.548 Coalition airstrikes had been carried out to the end of August 2015 according to an Airwars count. Of these, Read More

Canadian, Australian, Dutch and French aircraft linked to possible civilian casualties, CENTCOM file reveals

Additional reporting by Kinda Haddad and Latif Habib A newly-declassified CENTCOM document – published by Airwars and international media partners for the first time today Read More

First year of Coalition airstrikes helped stall Islamic State – but at a cost

IMAGE: An F/A-18 Super Hornet launches from USS Carl Vinson, October 2014 (US Navy/ Alex King) At 1.45pm local time on Read More