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AFP | June 8, 2011

WASHINGTON — US President Barack Obama on Wednesday expressed his “sorrow” in a video conference with Afghan President Hamid Karzai over recent civilian casualties in Afghanistan, his spokesman said.

White House spokesman Jay Carney said Obama spoke to Karzai for an hour and discussed a number of topics, including the implications of the death of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in a US special forces raid in May.

“The president expressed his sorrow over tragic civilian casualties, most recently in Helmand province,” Carney said. (more…)

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Published 15:33 07.04.11
By Anshel Pfeffer, Yanir Yagna and Haaretz Service

Two people were wounded Thursday after an anti-tank missile exploded into a bus traveling in one of the communities surrounding the Gaza Strip. (more…)

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By Nidal al-Mughrabi

GAZA, March 22 (Reuters) – Israeli air strikes and shelling killed nine Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, medical officials said, in the deadliest day of conflict in the enclave in months. (more…)

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Source: United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
Excerpts from OPT Weekly Protection of Civilians Report: 10-23 November 2010
Date: 23 Nov 2010

Gaza Strip

During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed two Palestinians and injured ten others in incidents involving air strikes and access restrictions to land near the fence dividing Israel and the Gaza Strip.
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By Dawn Media Group

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s army chief of staff, General Ashfaq Kayani, made a rare public apology Saturday over the deaths of civilians during military action and issued orders to avoid further incidents. (more…)

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By Al Jazeera

At least 11 people have been injured in an Israeli air strike at an airport in southern Gaza, Palestinian medical officials and witnesses said.

The strike targeted Gaza’s defunct international airport, located near the town of Rafah, late on Friday, witnesses said. (more…)

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Source: NATO

ISAF Joint Command – Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (Feb. 15) – An ISAF airstrike against suspected insurgents accidentally killed five and wounded two civilians in the Zhari district of Kandahar Province today. This event was not part of Operation Moshtarak. (more…)

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