Airstrikes
In major escalation, US bombs Iraq and Syria

The United States is now actively bombing Syria, Iraq, and Yemen in a regional West Asian conflict that the Western nation has only widened

US approves plan to bomb Iraq and Syria

The country approved plans to widen the scope of the regional war originating in Israel’s genocide in Gaza

Biden admits airstrikes against Yemen aren’t working, US continues bombing anyway

Instead of responding to call to pressure Israel for a ceasefire, the US continues to escalate the regional conflict

Israel kills 700 Palestinians in 24 hours

Palestinian Health Ministry reports within the span of 24 hours, Israeli airstrikes killed 700 Palestinians, as well as collapse of health system in Gaza

Myanmar military UN reports Evidence shows Myanmar’s military is committing war crimes, says UN agency’s report

The report covers the period between July 2022 and June 2023 and incorporates evidence from 700 sources, including 200 eyewitnesses. This year’s annual report revealed there had been a increase in mass executions of civilians

Myanmar junta airstrikes Junta’s repeated airstrikes continue to create havoc in Myanmar

According to reports, at least 80 people were killed when a fighter jet dropped two bombs on the village where around 150 people were gathered for the opening ceremony of a People’s Administration Team office. These offices are being set up anti-junta forces

Myanmar killings Junta forces kill at least 28 individuals in a monastery in Myanmar

Regime reinforcements entered Nan Nein village and began executing villagers, who had taken refuge inside the monastery, according to media reports

Myanmar junta airstrikes, sanctions More international sanctions on Myanmar’s junta, as airstrikes, arrests keep country on edge

The European Union has now imposed its sixth round of sanctions on at least 16 individuals and entities for carrying out grave human rights violation in Myanmar

Saudi coalition airstrikes in Yemen Saudi Arabia-led coalition carries out fresh airstrikes in Yemen, killing five including three children  

The airstrikes carried out this week constitute a break in the larger pattern of relative peace in Yemen, months after the collapse of a formal UN-led ceasefire in October last year

Activists condemn Johnson government over $156M offshore asylum deal and other stories

Today we look at an offshore asylum processing deal between the UK and Rwanda, casualties in Pakistani military airstrikes on Afghanistan, and more

UN warns of rising child casualties, worsening hunger in Yemen war and other stories

Today we look at the severe hunger crisis and rising casualties in Yemen, the denial of Julian Assange’s appeal against his extradition, and more

Outsourced Facebook content moderators face trauma, exploitation and other stories

Today we look at the exploitation faced by outsourced Facebook workers in Kenya, the worsening crisis in Yemen amid a UN aid shortfall, and more