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

In third year of strikes, Australia begins releasing regular reports

In its third year as part of the Coalition bombing campaign, Australia is finally releasing regular logs of its airstrikes in Iraq and Syria.

New studies confirm Syrian building struck by US drones was a mosque

The US contends that it didn’t strike a mosque in Syria – but new analysis and 3D modeling appear to prove them wrong.

America’s shadow war in Syria

What began as a unilateral war against Al Qaeda may see the United States embroiled in Syria’s affairs long after ISIL’s defeat

Annual assessment 2016: Civilians paid heavy price in Coalition and Russian airstrikes

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.

International airstrikes and civilian casualty claims in Iraq and Syria: November 2016

Record numbers of civilian fatalities were reported in November 2016 from both Coalition and Russian airstrikes

Major Airwars audit of anti-ISIL Coalition reveals limited accountability for civilian casualties

Airwars stresses the need for common rules and procedures when it comes to the monitoring of – and public accounting for – reported civilian casualties

More than 1,000 civilians estimated killed in 18-month Coalition air war

Additional research by Kinda Haddad, Latif Habib, Alex Hopkins and Basile Simon Latest assessments suggest more than 1,000 civilians may Read More