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US-led coalition air strikes in Syria ‘kill 77 civilians mistaken for Isis fighters’

Syrian opposition calls for a suspension of the US-led air campaign against Isis as civilian death toll rises US-led coalition air strikes are believed to have†killed at least†77 civilians in northern Syria, prompting demands from Syrian opposition leaders to halt … Continue reading

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US Airstrikes Kill Up to 200 Civilians in Northern Syria Villages, ĎMistook Them for ISISí

Potentially Deadliest Strike on Civilians in Entire War US and coalition airstrikes against the northern Syrian villages of Tokhar and Hoshariyeh have killed at least 56 civilians, including 11 children, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Other groups … Continue reading

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Drones ‚ÄĒ One white death can change everything – Dawn – 29 Apr.15

‚ÄúLet us kill the people who are trying to kill us,‚ÄĚ President Obama has been reported as telling his aides in relation to drone attacks. Indeed, drones have been the darlings of the Obama administration; their remote capabilities and their … Continue reading

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The Business of Slaughter – Justice Served in Afghanistan? by TOM McNAMARA

The New York Times recently¬†reported¬†that Staff Sgt. Robert Bales will plead guilty to the murder of 16 Afghan civilians. It is believed to be part of a plea bargain arrangement worked out between his lawyer and the US government. The … Continue reading

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Civilians Under Attack in Gaza: a Photo Essay by COUNTERPUNCH NEWSWIRE

The Israeli attacks across the Gaza Strip have entered their third day. We write this report amid the sounds of incessant bombings, which have continued all day yesterday and throughout the night. The military escalation carried out by the Israeli … Continue reading

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