Pentagon Shifts Blame to ISIS for 100+ Civilians Killed During US Airstrike in Mosul

More than 100 civilians were killed when a US airstrike in Iraq triggered secondary explosions in March, according to a Pentagon investigation. Washington says Iraq requested the strike after Islamic State fighters began shooting at Iraqi forces. The probe found that the March 17 airstrike on a building in Mosul's al-Jadida neighborhood triggered secondary explosions …

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#MosulSOS: Civilians Become Collateral Damage in US Coalition Anti-ISIS Strikes

Hundreds of thousands of civilians in western Mosul are at risk of becoming casualties as the US-led coalition and Iraqi military wage their operation against Islamic State. RT sheds light on their plight. The #MosulSOS project gathers all of RT’s coverage of the deadly siege that began seven months ago. https://youtu.be/VlG50jmcclo Constantly at risk of …

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Mosul on My Mind: What It Really Means to Be on a “Flattening” Planet

The closest I ever got to Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city, was 1,720.7 miles away -- or so the Internet assures me. Although I’ve had a lifelong interest in history, I know next to nothing about Mosul’s, nor do I have more than a glancing sense of what it looks like, or more accurately what …

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‘Unintentional Accident of War’? Pentagon Says it ‘Probably’ Played Role in 200+ Mosul Deaths

The Pentagon has admitted that its air campaign in Mosul “probably had a role” in the mounting civilian death toll in Mosul, including the recent loss of dozens of lives under the rubble of a house that was allegedly booby-trapped by ISIS to maximize casualties. Mounting evidence of an underreported civilian death toll in Mosul …

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Bloodbath in West Mosul: Civilians Being Shot by Both ISIS and Iraqi Troops

Civilians trying to flee the besieged Isis-held enclave in west Mosul are being shot dead by Isis and Iraqi army snipers as they try to cross the Tigris River, says an eyewitness trapped inside the city with his family. In an exclusive interview with The Independent, Jasim, a 33-year old Iraqi Sunni living in west …

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Relatives react near the bodies of civilians killed in air strike, Mosul, Iraq March 17, 2017. © Thaier Al-Sudani / Reuters

US Confirms Airstrike at Site in Mosul Where Dozens of Civilian Casualties were Reported

The US military has confirmed a coalition airstrike on the site in Mosul where dozens of civilians allegedly died. The US said the strike was at the request of the Iraqi forces. An investigation into the case has been opened, it added. “An initial review of strike data from March 16-23 indicates that, at the …

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Operation Mosul: A Medieval Massacre

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova described it this way weeks after US-led terror-bombing and Iraqi ground operations began last October – long before the worst horrors ongoing now. US-orchestrated operations are being conducted under “conditions of absolute information blockade,” Zakharova explained. Nothing was done to protect, evacuate or otherwise help civilians. They’ve been on …

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‘Aleppo Boy’ versus ‘Mosul Girl’: How the Western MSM Peddles War Propaganda

The world recently got a crude lesson as to how the Western media machine manipulates its news coverage to fit NATO's regime- change agenda. During two parallel global events - the Russian-backed liberation of Aleppo and the US-backed liberation of Mosul - viewers witnessed the tragic circumstances of two children, with two radically different media …

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