War casualties

UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura informs the media one day before the resumption of the negotiations between the Syrian government and the opposition, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Monday, May 15, 2017. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP)
May 15, 2017 - 8:12 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Syrian activists say airstrikes on a town held by the Islamic State group near the Iraqi border have killed at least 20 civilians. It isn't clear who is behind the raid on Boukamal but various activist groups blame the U.S.-led...
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This frame grab from video provided by The Syrian Democratic Forces, A U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces outlet that is consistent with independent AP reporting, shows an SDF commander, identified only as Abdelqader, announces a statement after they captured Tabqa town from the Islamic State militants, in Tabqa town, north Syria, Friday May 12, 2017. (Syrian Democratic Forces, via AP)
May 15, 2017 - 7:56 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Several civilians were killed in an airstrike on an Islamic State held village in northern Syria, activists reported on Monday. It was not immediately clear who is behind the airstrike southeast of the extremist group's de facto capital of Raqqa, and various activists groups reported...
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May 07, 2017 - 9:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A military raid last month killed the head of the Islamic State affiliate in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Sunday night. The death of Abdul Haseeb Logari had been suspected after the April 27 raid on a compound in Nangarhar, a province in eastern Afghanistan, but officials said...
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May 07, 2017 - 9:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says a military raid last month killed the head of the Islamic State affiliate in Afghanistan. In a statement Sunday night, the Pentagon confirmed the death of Abdul Haseeb Logari. At the time of the raid officials said they thought Logari had been killed, but were...
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May 05, 2017 - 4:56 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Latest on the death of a U.S. service member in Somalia (all times local): ___ 11:55 p.m. The deputy governor of the Somalia region where a U.S. military service member was killed during an operation against al-Shabab says one goal of the raid was to "surgically target...
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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2009 file photo, al-Shabab fighters sit on a truck as they patrol in Mogadishu, Somalia. The U.S. military said Friday, May 5, 2017 that a service member has been killed in Somalia during an operation against the extremist group al-Shabab as the United States steps up its fight against the al-Qaida-linked organization. (AP Photo/Mohamed Sheikh Nor, File)
May 05, 2017 - 12:53 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A U.S. service member has been killed in Somalia during an operation against the extremist group al-Shabab — the first U.S. combat death there in more than two decades — as the United States steps up its fight against the al-Qaida-linked organization in a country that...
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May 05, 2017 - 12:04 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Latest on the death of a U.S. service member in Somalia (all times local): ___ 7:05 p.m. A Somali intelligence official says U.S. forces killed at least six people during a raid on a building housing the al-Shabab extremist group's Andalus radio station Thursday night...
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A woman waters flowers by grave of a fallen soldier on the eve of memorial Day in Kiryat Shaul military cemetery in Tel Aviv, Israel, Sunday, April 30, 2017. Israel marks the annual Memorial Day in remembrance of soldiers who died in the nation's conflicts, beginning at dusk Sunday until Monday evening. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
April 30, 2017 - 1:46 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel paused to honor its fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism Sunday evening as it began commemorating its annual Memorial Day. Sirens wailed across the country at 8 p.m. prompting Israelis to stop in their tracks and stand silently with heads bowed for a minute to remember...
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French presidential election candidate Emmanuel Macron signs autographs during a campaign visit to Sarcelles, north of Paris, Thursday, April 27, 2017. French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron has visited a sport complex in a working-class immigrant suburb of Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
April 28, 2017 - 9:00 pm
PARIS (AP) — The horrors of the World War II Nazi death camps moved front and center in France's presidential campaign on Friday, nine days before the election, reawakening the anti-Semitic stigma that has clung to the party of far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and that she has spent more than six...
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April 28, 2017 - 7:53 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The U.S. military says a 23-year-old soldier from Ohio was among two Army Rangers killed in a raid in Afghanistan who may have died as the result of friendly fire. The Department of Defense said in a statement Friday that Cameron Thomas, of Kettering, in southwest Ohio, was killed...
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