Astana’s Estonian rider Tanel Kangert claimed overall victory at the Abu Dhabi Tour on Sunday following the fourth and final stage that was won by Britain’s Mark…
Fierce fighting and air strikes have broken the third-day of a four-day unilateral ceasefire in the divided Syrian city of Aleppo, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human…
Investigators have said Syrian government forces were behind a third chemical weapons attack last year.
The UN Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein, did not mention Russia by name and said all sides in the conflict had violated international law.
Saad Hariri has taken a bold gamble endorsing Michel Aoun for Lebanon's presidency. Despite Aoun's closeness to nemesis Hezbollah, Hariri may pick up the prime minister's job.
Leaflets dropped over rebel-held parts of the Syrian city of Aleppo urged people to take their chance to get out, as a so-called ‘humanitarian pause’ in air strikes formally came into effect on…
Church bells were used in the middle of the night to rouse 800 Cypriots to protest against an operation by the British military. Three-hundred
In Yemen, residents in the capital Sanaa have reacted to the UN’s announcement that a 72-hour ceasefire will start late on Wednesday, by calling for a permanent end to the…
The UN’s cultural body UNESCO has adopted a contentious resolution heavily criticising Israel’s activities at holy sites in East Jerusalem.
Russia and Syria have suspended air strikes on Aleppo, two days ahead of a planned eight-hour humanitarian pause to allow aid through to the city.
This is the moment rescuers saved a boy left hanging precariously after more bombing in besieged Aleppo.
Moscow says bombing will stop in the Syrian city on Thursday to allow civilians and rebels to leave. The US dismisses the move.
EU foreign ministers urged Russia and Syria to end their bombing of Aleppo, warning the attacks “may amount to war crimes.
The rescue service operating in rebel-held areas of Syria claims an airstrike by Russian jets killed a large family in Aleppo.
Peter Sagan became the first rider since 2007 to retain his world championship road race title when he perfectly timed his sprint in Doha on Sunday.
At least three police officers have been killed and several people wounded in a suicide bombing in the Turkish city of Gaziantep.
The prophesied “apocalyptic battle” for Dabiq did not come to fruition as Turkey-backed Syrian rebels rout ISIL from the village The ISIL stronghold near the Turkish border in northern Syria has been
An American warship has been targeted by Houthi missile attacks in Yemen.
Fighters begin operations to reclaim the Syrian town of Dabiq, an ideological centre point seen as the location of Doomsday.
Images from the rebel-held east of Aleppo show the extent of the destruction caused by pro-Assad airstrikes.
The UN’s cultural agency UNESCO has moved to try to calm tensions with Israel after the country’s cut cooperation with it on Friday.
Turkey’s holiday resort of Antalya has reportedly been hit by a triple rocket attack.
President Bashar al-Assad has said that Saudi Arabia offered to help his regime if they denounced Iran.
UNESCO has renewed a resolution criticising Israel for restricting Muslim access to a holy site in east Jerusalem, a move which has angered Israel.