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U.S. Coalition Acknowledges It Carried Out Airstrike That Allegedly Killed Civilians

Added: 25.03.2017 21:50 | 0 views | 0 comments

The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State in Iraq said it carried out the March 17 airstrike against positions in western Mosul corresponding to allegations of scores of civilian casualties.

U.S. confirms coalition strike in Mosul district where dozens reported killed

Added: 25.03.2017 20:52 | 0 views | 0 comments

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Saturday a U.S.-led coalition strike had hit an Islamic State-held area of Iraq's Mosul where residents and officials say as many as 200 civilians may have been killed as result of an air raid.

Iran denies harassing U.S. warships in Gulf, warns of clashes

Added: 25.03.2017 20:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran denied on Saturday U.S. accusations that its fast-attack boats were "harassing" warships at the mouth of the Gulf, and said Washington would be responsible for any clashes in the key oil shipping route.

Airstrikes in Mosul kill civilians: Are US rules of engagement getting slacker?

Added: 25.03.2017 17:27 | 1 views | 0 comments

Residents of the Iraqi city of Mosul say a series of airstrikes carried out there in recent weeks by the US-led coalition against the Islamic State could have killed as many as 200 civilians, in what would be the highest civilian death toll in a US-led air campaign since the peak of the Iraq war. Iraqi rescue workers Saturday were combing through the rubble of a building where residents say as many as 137 civilians were killed in a single airstrike last week, in a part of the city now under coalition control, reported the Washington Post. Iraqi Brig. Gen. Mohammed Mahmoud, Mosul’s civil defense chief, told the Washington Post that the building was clearly hit by an airstrike.

Killer Turned Peacemaker Leaves Divided Legacy

Added: 25.03.2017 9:47 | 0 views | 0 comments

Do you judge a man by what he was or what he becomes? The death of former IRA commander Martin McGuinness sparked a debate.


Estonia's lessons for fighting Russian disinformation

Added: 24.03.2017 14:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

This fall, a few weeks after Donald Trump won the election, news surfaced on Russian websites that the newly elected president lashed out at the leaders of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, telling them to "shut up" and slammed down the telephone in outrage. An online Russian news portal 4esnok that initially published the story cited a CNN interview about the phone call with President Trump's counselor Kellyanne Conway, but links within the article to the original source revealed nothing about the irate exchange.

ZTE confirms loss in 2016 due to guilty plea in Iran sanctions case

Added: 24.03.2017 1:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

ZTE admitted it slipped to a net loss of 2.36 billion yuan in 2016 due to fines associated with the Iran sanctions case, though revenue increased by 1 percent to 100.18 billion yuan.


Martin McGuinness leaves behind a complicated legacy, uncertain future

Added: 23.03.2017 18:31 | 0 views | 0 comments

Martin McGuinness, a former Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) leader and politician, will be laid to rest on Thursday in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Among them were many dignitaries, including former US President Bill Clinton. Recommended: Forget Irish cliches: How much do you really know about Ireland?

Report: Islamic State Claims Responsibility For Westminster Attack Wednesday

Added: 23.03.2017 13:48 | 0 views | 0 comments

A statement released by Islamic militants early Thursday said ISIS claimed responsibility for the Westminster attack that left numerous people dead and injured Wednesday in the heart of London, The Independent reported. A statement published by the group's Amaq propaganda agency said a "soldier of the Islamic State" had carried out the atrocity by the Houses of Parliament. The statement said the as yet unidentified by police man was following a call made by ISIS to launch attacks on civilians and security forces in countries allied to the US-led coalition bombing its territories in Syria and Iraq, the report said. The wording of the statement mentioned no direct involvement in the attack,...

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