Posts Tagged ‘civilians’

UN staff killed, dozens of civilians injured in car bombing in Benghazi

   Three United Nations employees have been killed and dozens of civilians, including children, injured after a car bomb exploded in front of a shopping mall in the Libyan city of Benghazi, just as the UN convoy was passing by. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the deadly explosion, which also killed two […]

40 civilians killed as Saudi-led coalition fights UAE-backed ex-allies in Yemeni port – UN

As many as 40 civilians have been killed and 260 others injured in Aden, a large port in southern Yemen, since last Thursday, the UN’s humanitarian coordinator reported on Sunday citing preliminary reports. Lise Grande said it was “heart-breaking that during Eid al-Adha, families are mourning the deaths of their loved ones instead of celebrating […]

UN Report Shows US Forces Kill More Afghan Civilians than ISIS and Taliban – COMBINED

Matt Agorist, The Free Thought Project Waking Times For the last several decades, the US government has openly funded, supported, and armed various terrorist networks throughout the world to forward an agenda of destabilization and proxy war. It is not a secret, nor a conspiracy theory—America arms bad guys. The situation has gotten so overtly […]

UN Report: US Forces Kill More Afghan Civilians than ISIS and the Talibans Combined

The war in Afghanistan has reached new levels of insanity as a UN report shows US forces are killing more civilians than ISIS and Taliban combined. For the last several decades, the US government has openly funded, supported, and armed various terrorist networks throughout the world to forward an agenda of destabilization and proxy war. […]

At least 34 civilians killed in roadside bomb attack in Afghanistan – officials

Emergency services were deployed to the scene after a bus containing mostly women and children hit a roadside bomb on Wednesday. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but government officials have accused the Taliban of planting the bomb. The deadly attack comes just a day after the UN Assistance Mission in […]

Yemeni Civilians in Crowded Market Pay with Their Lives as Trump Keeps Building Saudi Arsenal

SADAA, YEMEN — At least 14 civilians, including four children, were killed and at least 26 injured when Saudi Arabia targeted the crowded Al-Thabit Market in the border town of Qataber in Yemen’s Sadaa province on Monday. The airstrike occurred at a time when the market was crowded with shoppers. At least 10 of the […]

Israeli Deadly Force Against Palestinian Civilians

For over half a century, Occupied Palestine has been and remains a deadly undeclared free fire war zone. Time and again, Israeli forces gun down Palestinians engaged in peaceful demonstrations threatening no one. Gazans under more than 12 years of politically motivated/suffocating blockade endured and continue enduring the worst of it. Since establishment of the […]

Civilians killed in US-led airstrikes on village in Syria’s Dayr al-Zawr

An unspecified number of civilians have lost their lives in airstrikes conducted by the US-led military coalition on a village in Syria’s eastern province of Dayr al-Zawr. Syria’s official news agency, SANA, citing local sources, reported Monday that the US-led warplanes carried out airstrikes on al-Rez village in al-Basira area in the eastern parts […]

Civilians brutally targeted in South Sudan violence, says UN

The United Nations said on Wednesday that conflict had intensified in a region of South Sudan since a peace deal was signed, with hundreds of civilians raped or murdered by warring factions. The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said civilians had been “deliberately and brutally targeted” in Central Equatoria since the agreement […]

Terrorist rocket fire kills 12 civilians south of Aleppo, Syria

   Rocket fire has killed 12 civilians in a regime-held village in northwestern Syria, state news agency SANA has said blaming former Al-Qaeda affiliate Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham for the attack. SANA said 15 people were also wounded late Sunday in the attack on Al-Wadihi village south of Aleppo city and said HTS, which controls parts […]

Civilians deliberately targeted in Gaza attacks, reports find

Two separate investigations by B’Tselem and Human Rights Watch determine that the Israeli army and Palestinian armed groups unlawfully targeted civilian populations during the most recent Gaza escalation. Palestinians walk through the wreckage of a building that was damaged by Israeli air strikes in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, on May 5, 2019. (Abed Rahim […]

Israel wounds 92 Palestinian civilians at weekly protest, including 28 children, 4 paramedics

Gaza 61st Friday of Great March of Return and Breaking Siege PCHR 14 June — On Friday, 14 June 2019, in excessive use of force against peaceful protesters on the 61st Friday of the Great March of Return and Breaking the Siege, Israeli forces wounded 92 Palestinian civilians; 28 of them were children and four […]

Bombs made by Chicago company killed Gaza civilians

Maureen Clare Murphy Rights and Accountability 13 June 2019 A building in Rafah, southern Gaza, following an Israeli airstrike on 6 May 2019. Ramadan El-Agha APA images Israel used “bunker buster” bombs made by a US arms company in two attacks on Gaza in which civilians were killed last month. The deadly strikes occurred in […]

S Korean civilians massacred by US in Korean War honored

Jennifer Chang Press TV, No Gun Ri A joint memorial service has been held in South Korea to mark the 69th anniversary of the No Gun Ri massacre and honor the victims. The tragedy occurred in 1950 during the Korean War, when the United States’ military mistakenly killed over 150 innocent civilians who were […]

Israel tacitly admits to punishing blameless civilians

Maureen Clare Murphy Rights and Accountability 24 May 2019 Palestinian fishers unload their catch at Gaza’s seaport on 2 April. Ashraf Amra APA images Israeli avocado growers have been banned from accessing their greenhouses in Jordan Valley settlements, the Israeli government announced this week. The decision was made after settlers set fire to fields belonging […]

Terrorists in Idlib using civilians as human shields: Syria’s UN envoy

Press TV – Syria’s UN Ambassador Bashar al-Ja’afari says foreign-backed Takfiri militants based in the northwestern Idlib Province are using civilians as “human shields,” stressing the government’s commitment to protecting its people from the scourge of terrorism. Speaking Tuesday at a UN Security Council session on the situation in Syria, Ja’afari said that the al-Nusra Front terrorist […]

US Seeks Technology to Help Allies Avoid Bombing Civilians

The United States has a responsibility to ensure minimal civilian casualties during airstrikes, including those conducted by allies. To help with this, the Defense Department is looking for cutting-edge technologies that are just this side of classified to help international partners prevent incidental civilian injuries and death. Per an April 2018 presidential order, it is […]

Liberate Syria’s Idlib, precisely for the civilians that America fakes concern over

After years of brutal occupation by terrorists from various groups and now overwhelmingly Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (aka Al-Nusra, aka Al-Qaeda in Syria), Idlib governorate will eventually, by political or military means, be liberated. For now, military operations to liberate nearby northern Hama and southern Idlib villages are already under way. Idlib, occupied by at least 70,000 terrorists, is […]

Netanyahu’s Acts of Provocation and Destruction Including Violence against Civilians Constitute Both a War Crime and Terrorism

United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 was adopted on 23.12.2016. The resolution passed in a 14–0 vote by members of the U.N.S.C. including four parties having power of veto: China, France, Russia, and the United Kingdom. It reaffirmed that Israel’s establishment of settlements in Palestinian territory occupied since 1967, including East Jerusalem, had no legal […]

77 Civilians Killed or Wounded in Sana’a as Saudi Airstrikes Target Yemeni Capital

SANA’A, YEMEN —  “Where am I?” muttered 50-year-old Ahmed Sharf al Adeini, as neighbors pulled him from the rubble of his home after it was hit by a Saudi airstrike. Al Adeini lost his wife and children in the attack and later died after succumbing to his injuries at the al Thwarah General Hospital. Al […]

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