Measuring the cost of Iraq’s victory over ISIS

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.

Counting the Uncounted: Azmat Khan and Anand Gopal on their groundbreaking civilian casualty study

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.

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

Civilians paid a heavy price in the final days of battle for Raqqa – with thousands of Coalition munitions raining down on the city.

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

Despite a significant fall in reported Coalition casualty events in Iraq, the fierce battle for control of Raqqa meant August was the third deadliest month for non-combatants.

International airstrikes and civilian casualty claims in Iraq and Syria: July 2017

Coalition munition use – and civilian deaths – each drop by one third at Raqqa, as SDF campaign to capture city slows

Children pay high price in fight to take Raqqa from ISIS

Coalition commander plays down high civilian toll in Syria, despite findings of monitors and investigators

International airstrikes and civilian casualty claims in Iraq and Syria: June 2017

Almost five times more Coalition than Russian civilian casualty allegations were tracked by Airwars during June