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Iraqi police officer reacts after finding innocent young bodies in mass grave

Iraqi police officer reacts after finding innocent young bodies in mass grave

Iraqi police officer was among the first to discover a mass grave containing at least 24 bodies, many of them children. The officer is working in Mosul, Iraq, which was recently re-taken from the Islamic State. Over 100,000 people have poured out of west Mosul in less than three weeks as Iraqi troops advancing in their battle […]

March 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Air strikes hit aid trucks near Aleppo, kill 12- monitor

Air strikes hit aid trucks near Aleppo, kill 12- monitor

Sep 20, – The Syrian army could not immediately be reached for comment about the attack in a rebel-held area west of Aleppo near the town of Urm al-Kubra. Syrian or Russian warplanes bombed aid trucks near Aleppo late on Monday after a week-long ceasefire ended, killing 12 people, including Red Crescent workers, the Syrian […]

September 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
Rising tide of illegal immigrants swamp Greek islands

Rising tide of illegal immigrants swamp Greek islands

Apr 20, – “The situation is no longer manageable,” said International Organization for Migration worker Zoi Livaditou, who each morning takes stock of new groups of immigrants plucked from the Aegean Sea or arriving on the beach after risky night-time crossings. The Greek island of Lesbos is being flooded by a rising tide of people […]

April 20, 2015 | By | Reply More
Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

Aug 30, – Most of the new building would be to make up for the current housing deficit, rather than to address damage from fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants. An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years under current levels of restrictions to rebuild the Gaza Strip’s battered […]

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