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Four years of coalition strikes on Syria 'kill 3,300 civilians'

Four years of coalition strikes on Syria 'kill 3,300 civilians'

The Washington-led alliance puts the toll at just over 1,000 civilians in both Syria and neighbouring Iraq, and says it does all it can to prevent civilian deaths.

Yemeni civilian lives 'hang in balance' in Hodeida: UN

Yemeni civilian lives 'hang in balance' in Hodeida: UN

Doctors and medics in two hospitals in Hodeida province said 50 people have been killed in the past 24 hours, seven of them pro-government fighters.

US certifies Saudi, UAE acting to reduce risks to Yemen civilians

US certifies Saudi, UAE acting to reduce risks to Yemen civilians

The US assessment comes after a string of high-profile coalition strikes that have killed scores of civilians, many of them children.

Saudi-led coalition insists deadly Yemen strike 'legitimate'

Saudi-led coalition insists deadly Yemen strike 'legitimate'

The bombing on a crowded market in rebel-held northern Yemen killed a total of 51 people, according to the Red Cross.

Roadside bomb hits Afghan bus, killing eight, wounding 40: officials

Roadside bomb hits Afghan bus, killing eight, wounding 40: officials

A roadside bomb which hit a bus in restive western Afghanistan on Tuesday killed at least eight people and wounded around 40, mostly women and children, officials said.

Qatar calls for protecting civilians in armed conflicts

Qatar calls for protecting civilians in armed conflicts

This came on Friday in the statement delivered by HE Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations Ambassador Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif al-Thani at the official meeting of the UN Security Council.

At least six dead as blasts, gunfire rock Afghan city

At least six dead as blasts, gunfire rock Afghan city

There were two explosions near the city's directorate of finance, the Nangarhar provincial governor's spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said, adding that "a number of attackers" had entered the building.

Syrian rebels begin to leave last bastion in Ghouta

Syrian rebels begin to leave last bastion in Ghouta

The first fighters from the last rebel bastion in Eastern Ghouta left on Sunday for insurgent-held territory in the country's northwest, state media said, raising hopes of an end to conflict in the enclave.

Syria regime pummels besieged Eastern Ghouta

Syria regime pummels besieged Eastern Ghouta

Syrian forces pursued a relentless air and ground offensive against Eastern Ghouta on Thursday, moving closer to retaking the rebel enclave but also depriving desperate civilians of vital aid.

West ups heat on Damascus as Ghouta civilians wait for aid

West ups heat on Damascus as Ghouta civilians wait for aid

More than 600 civilians have been killed in the enclave outside Damascus since Russia-backed regime forces launched an assault on February 18.

Qatar condemns crimes against civilians in Eastern Ghouta

Qatar condemns crimes against civilians in Eastern Ghouta

HE the Official Spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry Lulwa al-Khater said that "Eastern Ghouta is one of the de-escalation zones, and these operations could hinder international efforts to reaching a political solution."

Mine explosion kills five civilians, wounds 18 in Mali

Mine explosion kills five civilians, wounds 18 in Mali

Five civilians were killed and another 18 wounded in central Mali when their passenger vehicle struck a landmine, the local governor said on Saturday, two weeks after 26 travellers died in a similar incident ...