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Hopeful Afghans praise Trump after vows to win war

Kabul - Afghans met Donald Trump's pledge to keep American boots on the ground with hope Tuesday, praising his criticism of Pakistan's role in the grinding conflict which is exacting a heavy toll on civilians .

42 civilians dead in US-led strikes on Raqa Monday: monitor

Birut - At least 42 civilians were killed Monday in a barrage of US-led air strikes on Islamic State group territory in the Syrian city of Raqa, a monitor said.

US airstrike kills several civilians in Afghanistan: officials

Jalalabad - Several civilians have been killed in an US airstrike in eastern Afghanistan, local officials said Friday, the latest setback in efforts to bring peace to the war-torn country.

30 civilians dead in anti-IS strikes in Syria: monitor

Birut - At least 30 civilians were killed Wednesday in separate bombing raids by the US-led coalition and pro-regime warplanes on jihadist-held territory in Syria, a monitor said.

Afghan civilian deaths hit new high: UN

Kabul - The people of war-torn Afghanistan continue to bear the brunt of the grinding conflict with civilian deaths at their worst since records began, the United Nations said Monday.

Afghan civilian deaths hit new high in 2017: UN

Kabul - Civilian deaths in Afghanistan hit a new high in the first half of 2017 with 1,662 killed and more than 3,500 injured, the United Nations said Monday.

Civilian deaths soar in Iraq, Syria: monitoring group

Washington - The US-led coalition attacking the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria killed as many as 744 civilians in June, an independent monitor said Wednesday.

US-led strikes claim another 119 civilian lives: coalition

Washington - A review of past air and artillery strikes has found that another 119 civilians were killed by the US-led coalition in Iraq and Syria, pushing the total number of such deaths to 603.

'US-led strikes killed 224 civilians since allies entered Raqa'

Birut - US-led coalition air strikes have killed at least 224 civilians since the Syrian forces it backs entered Islamic State group bastion Raqa a month ago, a monitor said on Thursday.

Up to 20,000 civilians trapped in IS-held areas of Iraq's Mosul

Baghdad - Up to 20,000 civilians are trapped in the last Islamic State group-held areas in Mosul's Old City, which Iraqi forces are battling to retake, a senior UN official said Thursday.

IS has 100,000 civilians as 'human shields' in Mosul's Old City: UN

Geneva - The UN said Friday that Islamic State group jihadists may be holding more than 100,000 Iraqi civilians as human shields in the Old City of Mosul.

Philippine war babies to live with 'Martial' law legacy

Marawi - Raisah Labay gently cradles her newborn: a boy who was named Martial to mark her flight from a war-torn Philippine city and his birth under newly imposed military rule.

Desperation builds for civilians in war-torn Philippine city

Marawi - Camalia Baunto keeps a desperate vigil for news of her husband, trapped just a short walk away in brutal fighting between Islamist militants and government forces that has ruined a Philippine city.

Desperation builds for civilians in war-torn Philippine city

Marawi - Camalia Baunto keeps a desperate vigil for news of her husband, trapped just a short walk away in brutal fighting between Islamist militants and government forces that has ruined a Philippine city.

Desperation builds for civilians in war-torn Philippine city

Marawi - Camalia Baunto keeps a desperate vigil for news of her husband, trapped just a short walk away in brutal fighting between Islamist militants and government forces that has ruined a Philippine city.

Iraq forces move on IS in Mosul but civilians slow advance

Baghdad - Iraqi forces are advancing on the last areas of Mosul held by the Islamic State group but the presence of large numbers of civilians is slowing their progress, a military spokesman said Thursday.

Agony for Afghan civilians in deadly Kabul truck bombing

Kabul - Anguished Afghans scoured hospitals and morgues in Kabul Wednesday, sifting through disfigured and charred bodies for missing relatives after a catastrophic truck bombing left at least 90 people dead and hundreds wounded.

Agony for Afghan civilians in deadly Kabul truck bombing

Kabul - Anguished Afghans scoured hospitals and morgues in Kabul Wednesday, sifting through disfigured and charred bodies for missing relatives after a catastrophic truck bombing left at least 90 people dead and hundreds wounded.

Agony for Afghan civilians in deadly Kabul truck bombing

Kabul - Anguished Afghans scoured hospitals and morgues in Kabul Wednesday, sifting through disfigured and charred bodies for missing relatives after a catastrophic truck bombing left at least 90 people dead and hundreds wounded.

US-led coalition denies east Syria strike that killed civilians

Birut - The US-led coalition against the Islamic State group said Wednesday it did not conduct strikes in the eastern Syrian town of Albu Kamal this week that reportedly killed dozens of civilians.

Roadside bomb kills 11 Afghan civilians: officials

Kandahar - At least 11 civilians were killed when a roadside bomb ripped through their vehicle in the restive southern Afghan province of Helmand, officials said Saturday.

Roadside bomb kills 11 Afghan civilians: officials

Kandahar - At least 11 civilians were killed when a roadside bomb ripped through their vehicle in the restive southern Afghan province of Helmand, officials said Saturday.

Roadside bomb kills 11 Afghan civilians: officials

Kandahar - At least 11 civilians were killed when a roadside bomb ripped through their vehicle in the restive southern Afghan province of Helmand, officials said Saturday.

Escaping IS-held Mosul, residents head into unknown

Mosul - Bilal Abduljabbar clambers onto the back of an Iraqi army truck with his two teenage children to start the final stage of their escape from war-torn west Mosul."Where we came from, there was no water and no food, just fighting," the 43-year-old says.

Life in a basement on Mosul's front line

Mosul - Abu Mariam's spacious villa sits in an upscale Mosul district, but when Iraq's second city became a war zone, the family sought refuge in their basement.

Civilians trickle towards Iraq forces in new Mosul assault

- On the edge of the village of Al-Buseif, captured overnight from the Islamic State group by Iraqi forces advancing on western Mosul, a federal policeman signalled to fleeing civilians.

Roadside bomb kills 12 Afghans including children, UN says

Kabul - The UN has condemned the killing of 12 Afghans, including eight children returning from school, by a roadside bomb in the country's volatile east, the latest in a growing number of civilian casualties.

Roadside bomb kills 12 Afghans including children, UN says

Kabul - The UN has condemned the killing of 12 Afghans, including eight children returning from school, by a roadside bomb in the country's volatile east, the latest in a growing number of civilian casualties.

Roadside bomb kills 12 Afghans including children, UN says

Kabul - The UN has condemned the killing of 12 Afghans, including eight children returning from school, by a roadside bomb in the country's volatile east, the latest in a growing number of civilian casualties.

Children pay the price of Afghan conflict

Kabul - A bullet struck four-year-old Ezadullah in the stomach. Maysam, 12, was wounded in the leg. Both are collateral damage in a war that last year killed or wounded nearly 11,500 Afghan civilians, according to the United Nations.
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