Airwars monthly assessment: February 2018

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

Resumed Dutch air campaign against ISIS sees transparency improvements

The Netherlands – often criticized for being the least transparent member of the US-led Coalition – has improved its public reporting since strikes renewed in January

Airwars monthly assessment: January 2018

Turkish and Russian military actions in Syria led to significant civilian casualties – while claims against the Coalition remained at a low level

Reported civilian casualties from Turkish military actions in Iraq and Syria: 2018

New Airwars monitoring project tracks civilian harm from Turkish military actions – as well as reported casualties from Kurdish counterfire

Airwars annual assessment 2017: civilians paid a high price for major Coalition gains

Civilian deaths from Coalition actions were up by more than 200% in 2017, as the war against ISIS pushed deep into cities

Reported civilian and ‘friendly fire’ deaths from Coalition airstrikes January-March 2018

Despite a significant decline in Coalition actions against ISIS, reported civilian harm continued into 2018.

Former RAF commander: British claims of zero civilian deaths ‘not credible’

‘Stop treating the British people as mugs,’ senior Labour politician tells MoD as it continues to insist no civilians harmed in 1,600 airstrikes

International airstrikes and civilian casualty claims in Iraq and Syria – November 2017

With ISIS mostly defeated, Airwars tracked a major fall in reported Coalition civilian casualties in November. Russia remains a problem.