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US warplanes back up Turkish forces in strike on Jarabulus

U.S. warplanes are conducting airstrikes to assist Turkish forces as they attack Islamic State group positions at a critical border town in northern Syria, the Pentagon confirmed Wednesday.

CENTCOM: 14 civilians killed by airstrikes on targets in Iraq, Syria

Pentagon investigations confirmed civilians were killed in five U.S. airstrikes in Iraq and Syria between July 2015 and April 2016, according to a Central Command statement released Thursday.

Pentagon: Investigation into Syria airstrike that killed civilians ongoing

U.S. Central Command is proceeding with a formal investigation into an airstrike in Syria last week that reportedly killed scores of civilians, a U.S. official based in Baghdad said Wednesday.

Coalition: Militants using human shields in Syria

A U.S. military spokesman said Friday that Islamic State group fighters have used thousands of civilians as human shields and decoys in the battle for the northern Syrian city of Manbij.

Pentagon investigates whether US-led airstrikes killed Syrian civilians

Pentagon officials said Tuesday that they are investigating claims anti-Islamic State coalition airstrikes killed dozens of Syrian civilians near a city where U.S.-backed rebels were attacking the terrorist group.

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