Videos appear to show Iraqi forces in Mosul beat, kill prisoners: HRW

Jul 14, 2017

Videos appear to show Iraqi forces in Mosul beat, kill prisoners: HRW

Human Rights Watch on Thursday condemned videos circulating on social media purportedly showing Iraqi forces killing and beating men suspected of being Islamic State group fighters in Mosul. Two videos seen by The Associated Press were posted to Facebook earlier this week, a day after ...

130 found shot, beheaded in Syria mass graves

Feb 24, 2017

130 found shot, beheaded in Syria mass graves

The bodies of some 130 fighters shot execution-style or beheaded by rival jihadis have been found in mass graves in northwestern Syria, a monitoring group and rebel sources said Thursday. The grim discovery comes nearly a week after clashes in Idlib province between the jihadi ...

Damascus denies using chlorine gas during Aleppo battle

Feb 16, 2017

Damascus denies using chlorine gas during Aleppo battle

Syria's government on Wednesday fiercely denied accusations by Human Rights Watch that it used chemical weapons in its battle for Aleppo, shrugging off the group's report as "unprofessional and unscientific. In a major report released Monday, Human Rights Watch said Syrian government forces had carried ...