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ABC News: US-Made Bomb Used in Airstrike on Funeral in Yemen, Human Rights Watch Says

ABC News: US-Made Bomb Used in Airstrike on Funeral in Yemen, Human Rights Watch Says

By CATHERINE THORBECKE A forensic expert inspects a destroyed funeral hall two days after a deadly Saudi-led airstrike, in Sanaa, Yemen, Oct. 10, 2016. An investigation has revealed that the U.S. manufactured a bomb that killed more than 140 people, mostly civilians, in Yemen this past weekend, according to Human Rights Watch.  The airstrike, on […]

2 Months of Battles Clear Out ISIS in Manbij, 2,000 Civilians Made Human Shields

2 Months of Battles Clear Out ISIS in Manbij, 2,000 Civilians Made Human Shields

Manbij, with a population of about 80,000 people, was captured by Daesh in 2014. The city has an important strategic location: it lies 85 km to the south of Aleppo, 40 km to the north of Jarabulus and 65 km to the east of Kobani. On Friday morning, the units of the Manbij Military Council launched […]

Erdogan Hints at Executing 13,000, Exits European Human Rights Convention

Erdogan Hints at Executing 13,000, Exits European Human Rights Convention

Turkish authorities have arrested more than 13,000 people believed to be tied to the coup attempt and have gutted the country’s civil services sector suspending over 60,000 educators, judges and police. “‘Why should I keep them and feed them in prisons for years to come?’ – that’s what the people say,” said Erdogan. “The people now have the […]

Paleolithic Persia: Ancient Human Settlement Discovered on Iranian Island

Paleolithic Persia: Ancient Human Settlement Discovered on Iranian Island

A number of stone artifacts dating back to the Middle Paleolithic era have been found on an island off the coast of Iran in the Persian Gulf. © PHOTO: MAP ARCHEOLOGY Archeologists Unearth ‘Britain’s Oldest Migrant Camp’ Iranian archeologists have managed to unearth a number of stone tools from the Middle Paleolithic era on Qeshm, an Iranian island in the […]

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