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.
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.
Parliamentary hearing is told that Dutch military transparency is the weakest among all allies in the international Coalition.
Civilians paid a heavy price in the final days of battle for Raqqa – with thousands of Coalition munitions raining down on the city.
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.
As strikes targeting ISIS in Iraq wind down, an air-backed race against Islamic State in Syria has put civilians in extreme danger.
Monthly summary: Below are all known published daily Coalition military reports relating to the air war against so called Islamic State Read More
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.