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Possible war crimes committed by all parties in Yemen: U.N. experts

Aug 29, 2018

Possible war crimes committed by all parties in Yemen: U.N. experts

U.N. human rights experts said Tuesday the governments of Yemen, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia may have been responsible for war crimes since Yemen's conflict intensified 3½ years ago, including rape, torture, arbitrary detention and use of child soldiers. Their report — the ...

Islamic State leader killed in French airstrike in Mali: army

Aug 28, 2018

Islamic State leader killed in French airstrike in Mali: army

A top jihadi leader of the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara group, an aide and two civilians have been killed in northeastern Mali by a French airstrike, the French command center in Paris said Monday. "Commandos deployed on the ground (after the airstrike) confirmed ...

Apr 23, 2018

Iraq says it killed 36 Islamic State 'terrorists' in Syria airstrike

Iraq said Sunday its forces had killed "36 terrorists" belonging to the Islamic State jihadist group, including senior members, in air raids this past week in Syria. A video of Thursday's operation showed two F-16 fighter jets destroying a house in eastern Syria. "The Iraqi air ...