Middle East

Common Dreams staff
With its latest official declaration estimating the number of innocent people killed by airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, the U.S. military has admitted killing 484 civilians since beginning a bombing campaign and ground operations to unseat the Islamic State (ISIS) from strongholds in the two countries. Though that number is far lower than estimates...
UN News Centre
With about 70,000 cholera cases reported with nearly 600 fatalities in Yemen,...
Common Dreams staff
Sometimes a nearly 20-second pause by a top U.S. official reveals much more...