US officials confirmed to Airwars that they hit an alleged al Qaeda meeting place that “happened to be across the street ” from a mosque.
Likely non-combatant deaths from Coalition actions in Iraq and Syria rose by 70 percent compared to 2015. And thousands of civilians died in likely Russian airstrikes throughout 2016.
Thanks to a ceasefre and partial drawdown, likely civilian deaths from Russian airstrikes in Syria fell significantly during Spring 2016. But the decline proved short-term.
Record numbers of civilian fatalities were reported in November 2016 from both Coalition and Russian airstrikes
Significant rise in civilian casualties reported from Coalition, Russian and Turkish airstrikes in Iraq and Syria for October 2016.
Research by Eline Westra and Kinda Haddad Russia has implied that a member of the US-led Coalition killed six civilians Read More
Russia is marking the first year of a bombing campaign in Syria with some of its deadliest strikes yet, leaving Read More
Additional research by Kinda Haddad, F.F. Khalil, Christiaan Triebert and Chris Woods Between January 1st and 31st 2016, a total Read More