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Stories with subject: War casualties
  • Yemeni city battered by siege in pivotal battle of civil war 
    Updated: Nov-26-15 12:18 pm

    SANAA, Yemen - In Yemen's third largest city, residents are battling back against a months-long siege by Shiite rebels, armed by airdrops of weapons by planes from the Saudi-led coalition, with hundreds killed and food, water and medicines running short in a potentially pivotal battle in the country's protracted civil war.

  • Memorial service in Oklahoma for soldier killed in IS fight 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 7:36 pm

    MULDROW, Oklahoma - The first American soldier to die in combat against the Islamic State group in Iraq was remembered Tuesday during a memorial service as a man who was passionate about his wife, children, church and making others happy.

  • Korean War soldier's remains sent home decades after death 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 6:41 pm

    MORRISVILLE, North Carolina - A Korean War soldier's remains have been sent back to his home state of North Carolina 65 years after he was killed in action.

  • IS claims Baghdad mosque attack that killed 10 
    Updated: Nov-21-15 9:41 am

    BAGHDAD - The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack on a Shiite mosque south of Baghdad following Friday prayers that Iraqi officials say killed 10 people.

  • Officials: US Army soldier from South Carolina dies in Iraq 
    Updated: Nov-20-15 10:23 pm

    FORT DRUM, New York - The U.S. Army says a soldier from South Carolina has died during a non-combat incident at a military facility in Iraq.

  • US military probe concludes civilian deaths in Iraq strike 
    Updated: Nov-20-15 3:49 pm

    WASHINGTON - A U.S. air attack on an Islamic State checkpoint in Iraq in March probably killed four civilians, possibly including a child, according to findings released Friday from a U.S. military investigation.

  • Kids of fallen soldiers to be honored with Lincoln flight 
    Updated: Nov-04-15 4:41 pm

    LINCOLN, Nebraska - Children and wives of fallen soldiers who served in Afghanistan and Iraq are being honored in a flight to Lincoln.

  • Remains of NY Marine killed in '43 Pacific battle identified 
    Updated: Nov-03-15 9:08 pm

    ALBANY, New York - Growing up in New York City, twins Michael and James Reilly did everything together. After the U.S. entered World War II, they enlisted in the Marines on the same day. When the leathernecks landed at Tarawa, the brothers were in the same assault wave.

  • Russian strikes take toll among Syrian civilians story has photos
    Updated: Nov-03-15 6:59 pm

    KADIRLI, Turkey - The 4-year-old Syrian girl was ending her first trip to her grandparents' house. Posing for the last family photos before returning to Turkey with her mother, Raghad dressed up in a pretty blue-and-white polka dot dress and put her hair up in ponytails with red barrettes.

  • India says 2 soldiers killed by Pakistani firing in Kashmir 
    Updated: Nov-02-15 11:08 am

    SRINAGAR, India - The Indian army says two of its soldiers were killed by Pakistani firing along the heavily militarized de facto border dividing Kashmir between the two countries.

  • Little outcry as hospitals bombed in Syria, Yemen 
    Updated: Oct-30-15 1:50 am

    BEIRUT - The first missile slammed into the field hospital in the rebel-held Syrian town of Sarmeen, killing a physiotherapist inside. Five minutes later, the aircraft returned, firing another missile that hit nearby just as the first responders were arriving. A total of 13 were killed, and the hospital organizers blamed Russian warplanes.