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BEIRUT | Rights group criticizes US-led coalition for Raqqa deaths

BEIRUT— The U.S.-led coalition’s failure to adequately acknowledge and investigate civilian deaths in the Syrian city of Raqqa is “a slap in the face for survivors” trying to rebuild their lives a year after the offensive to oust the Islamic State group, a prominent rights group said Friday. At a news conference in the Lebanese … Continue reading BEIRUT | Rights group criticizes US-led coalition for Raqqa deaths

GENEVA | Experts: UAE, Saudis may have committed war crimes in Yemen

GENEVA — Three experts working for the U.N.’s top human rights body say the governments of Yemen, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia may have been responsible for war crimes including rape, torture, disappearances and “deprivation of the right to life” during 3½ years of escalated fighting against rebels in Yemen. In their first … Continue reading GENEVA | Experts: UAE, Saudis may have committed war crimes in Yemen