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More than 10,000 civilian casualties in Afghan war in 2019: UN

More than 10,000 civilian casualties in Afghan war in 2019: UN

More than 10,000 civilians were killed or wounded in Afghanistan's war last year, the United Nations announced Saturday, as a historic partial truce kicked in across the country.

Afghan war caused 100,000 civilian casualties in last decade: UN

Afghan war caused 100,000 civilian casualties in last decade: UN

More than 100,000 Afghan civilians have been killed or injured over the past decade, the United Nations reported Thursday, as it renewed calls to end the bloody 18-year conflict.

Attack near US base in Afghanistan injures nearly 50 civilians

Attack near US base in Afghanistan injures nearly 50 civilians

Nearly 50 civilians were wounded in a complex attack that hit a medical facility near the largest US military base in Afghanistan early on Wednesday, officials said.

At least 30 civilians died in May US strikes in Afghanistan: UN probe

At least 30 civilians died in May US strikes in Afghanistan: UN probe

At least 30 civilians were killed when the US bombed several drug-making facilities in western Afghanistan in May, a UN agency said in a report Wednesday, though the US military immediately disputed the findings.

Afghan officials investigate reports 40 civilians killed in airstrike

Afghan officials investigate reports 40 civilians killed in airstrike

Afghanistan is investigating reports that 40 civilians, including children, were killed in an airstrike during a wedding celebration in southern Helmand province, officials said Monday.

At least 11 civilians killed in operation by Afghan forces: UN

At least 11 civilians killed in operation by Afghan forces: UN

The United Nations on Wednesday said it was ‘gravely concerned’ by reports of an operation by pro-government forces in Afghanistan's south-eastern Paktia province that killed at least 11 civilians.

Qatar calls for global efforts to protect civilians from atrocities

Qatar calls for global efforts to protect civilians from atrocities

Ambassador Dr Mutlaq bin Majed al-Qahtani, the Special Envoy of the Minister of Foreign Affairs for Counterterrorism, Mediation in Dispute Resolution and the National Focal Point for the Responsibility ...

Amnesty, monitors say US-led coalition killed 1,600 civilians in Syria's Raqqa

Amnesty, monitors say US-led coalition killed 1,600 civilians in Syria's Raqqa

The US-backed assault to drive Islamic State from its Syrian capital Raqqa in 2017 killed more than 1,600 civilians, 10 times the toll the coalition itself has acknowledged ...

UN warns against bombing civilians as toll in Tripoli hits 121

UN warns against bombing civilians as toll in Tripoli hits 121

The United Nations on Sunday warned warring factions in Libya against attacking civilian areas, more than a week after a warlord started a major offensive to capture the capital Tripoli ...

Over 60,000 people, mostly civilians, have fled from last IS Syria enclave: SDF

Over 60,000 people, mostly civilians, have fled from last IS Syria enclave: SDF

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Sunday over 60,000 people, mostly civilians, had flooded out of the Islamic State militant group's last enclave in eastern Syria ...

Car bomb kills 8 people in Syria's Afrin: monitor

Car bomb kills 8 people in Syria's Afrin: monitor

A car bomb killed at least eight people including four civilians near a pro-Turkey rebel post in the northern Syrian city of Afrin on Sunday, a British-based war monitor said.

At least 20 Afghan civilians killed in airstrike: local officials

At least 20 Afghan civilians killed in airstrike: local officials

At least 20 Afghan civilians, including 12 children, were killed in an airstrike targeting a Taliban commander in the eastern province of Kunar late on Friday, local officials said.