EghtesadOnline: Iranian parliamentarians hailed the ongoing maritime maneuvers launched by Iran, China and Russia in the northern areas of Indian Ocean, describing the move as “a clear message” to the US coalition against Iran.
EghtesadOnline: Japan said on Friday it will not join any US coalition to protect merchant vessels in Middle East waterways, but will instead send a separate force of ships and planes to guard ships supplying Japan from the key oil-producing region.
EghtesadOnline: A convoy of Islamic State fighters and their families being evacuated into jihadist territory in east Syria remained in government-held areas of Syria on Friday, U.S.-led forces said.
EghtesadOnline: At least 603 civilians have been “more likely than not” unintentionally killed during U.S.-led coalition strikes on Islamic State in Iraq and Syria since the campaign began three years ago, the U.S. Central Command said on Friday.
EghtesadOnline: The senior U.S. commander in Iraq acknowledged on Tuesday that the U.S.-led coalition probably had a role in an explosion in Mosul believed to have killed scores of civilians but said Islamic State could also be to blame.
EghtesadOnline: The U.S. military said on Saturday a U.S.-led coalition strike had hit an Islamic State-held area of Iraq's Mosul where residents and officials say as many as 200 civilians may have been killed as result of an air raid.