US ‘war on terror’ has killed over 5,00,000 people: Study

US ‘war on terror’ has killed over 5,00,000 people: Study

WASHINGTON: At least half a million people in Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan have been killed due to the so-called “war on terror” launched by the United States in the wake of September 11, 2001 attack, according to a study published on Thursday. The report by the Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs […]

Remembering 9/11: An Echo of Imperialist Violence in Chile

Remembering 9/11: An Echo of Imperialist Violence in Chile

By Raheel Bashir September the 11th, 2018 marks forty five years of one the most gruesome acts of terrorism in modern times. On this day in 1973, the Chilean Military backed by the United States initiated a coup d’état that deposed the democratically elected Socialist President Salvador Allende, leading to his eventual death and established […]

Powerful earthquake on Iran-Iraq border kills over 330

Powerful earthquake on Iran-Iraq border kills over 330

Tehran: A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake that struck the Iraq-Iran border region killed over 330 people in both countries, sent people fleeing their homes into the night and was felt as far west as the Mediterranean coast, authorities reported on Monday. Iran’s western Kermanshah province bore the brunt of the temblor, with Iran’s state-run news […]

Iraq is in Danger of Facing a New Crisis

Iraq is in Danger of Facing a New Crisis

As a result of air bombardments and fierce street fighting, Mosul has been virtually turned into a ghost town with almost no buildings that are not demolished or damaged, and the heavy scent of the unburied dead covers the streets. Even though the catastrophe and destruction brought by the operation is painfully obvious, according to […]

At least 6,878 civilians killed in Iraq violence in 2016: UN

Srinagar: The United Nations has said that violence claimed the lives of at least 6,878 civilian Iraq last year. Reports quoting the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq, known as UNAMI, said that 12,388 other civilians were wounded in 2016. UNAMI added that the figurers didn’t include casualties among civilians in Iraq’s western Anbar province for […]