The tactic has been criticized by human rights groups for causing confusion and not giving civilians enough time to flee.
The monitoring group said that it had documented these deaths, including 99 children and 67 women, among a total of 4,643 mortalities resulting from Operation Inherent Resolve.
Drug-related executions made up 65 percent of the nearly 1000 prisoners Iran put to death last year, marking a high in the number of executions in the country in more than 20 years.
Americans captured a ranking member of the Islamic State, the first of what may be many such detentions, and that raises the question of where the US will hold detainees and how long detentions will last.
Though local authorities haven’t yet pinpointed a motive for the killings in Fort Wayne, they said that they had reached this conclusion "definitively" and "with all certainty."
The Fatih neighborhood is one of many Syrian enclaves that have emerged in Turkish cities across the country, offering a familiar community where refugees can share a common culture — but where life still remains difficult.
Tuesday's suicide bombing in Istanbul struck at the heart of Turkey's tourism industry, killing 10 tourists and wounding 15 others near some of the country's most iconic and famous sites.
More than 100,000 gallons of crude oil spilled from the pipeline, which is the only one in the county not equipped with automatic shut-off valves.
A small contingent of Iraqi security forces personnel are battling an Islamic State onslaught at the Baiji oil refinery north of Baghdad.
Footage from the immediate aftermath of a rocket attack on Mariupol shows several dead and wounded civilians, burned out buildings, and blocks strewn with broken glass and rubble.
Protesters gathered in the streets of Yemen's capital and southern cities to demonstrate against a takeover by Shia Houthi rebels earlier this week.
Photos released by the militant group purportedly show a series of grisly public executions in Mosul, Iraq, including crucifixions and a woman being stoned to death.