The road to safety in Syria from ISIL-held Iraq can be long and dangerous, and the ordeal does not always end at the border.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says at least 82 people have been killed, with militants attempting to cut the enclave off from a nearby military base
The UN says the number of civilians killed in the country's war is now estimated to be more than 10,000, with some 40,000 injured
The Iraqi army says it has now recaptured nearly all of the city's eastern districts and over the weekend it drove ISIL out of the city's main university
Markets are back selling food as people venture out onto the streets and repairs are being carried out
The recapture of the university would be a symbolic victory against ISIL, as the militants had been using it as a kind of headquarters
A list produced by international investigators indicates that Bashar al-Assad and his brother were linked to the decision to use toxic weapons in 2014 and 2015.
The Iraqi army says ISIL militants have been forced to retreat and a key bridge across the Tigris river has been retaken
It comes as Syrian rebels, backed by Turkish forces attempt to re-take al-Bab from the jihadist group.
Fierce battles are underway with ISIL militants in the area. Thousands of people are fleeing to safety, fearing they will be caught up in any retaliation by ISIL.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said the government is ready to negotiate on everything, including his position as president.
An updated version of this story published on Sunday is available here.
Iraqi troops have pushed to within several hundred metres of the Tigris river that runs through central Mosul.
Gunfire has been reported in several cities in Ivory Coast on Saturday, suggesting that an uprising by soldiers protesting over pay and bonuses may be spreading.
UPDATE: Defence Minister says soldiers demanding salary increases and bonus payments were behind the seizure of Ivory Coast’s second largest city of Bouake.
At least nine people have been killed and dozens more hurt by a car bomb in the Syrian government-held town of Jableh.
Gunfire and clashes have been witnessed from up close in eastern Mosul, as Iraqi forces advanced further in their bid to oust militants from the self-styled Islamic…
Syrian opposition media say pro-government airstrikes have hit areas in Idlib city and the surrounding province, killing at least four people on Tuesday.
Humanitarian camps are prepared for people fleeing the fighting, but thousands remain stuck in the northern Iraqi city.
They have suspended preparations for the Russian-led peace talks in Kazakhstan amid what they say are concerns about ceasefire violations.
Syrian rebel groups have threatened to boycott peace talks being prepared for later this month in Kazakhstan.
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Hundreds flee Mosul amid renewed heavy clashes between ISIL militants and the Iraqi Army.
Syria, Russia and Turkey have declared that a ceasefire will come into effect at midnight on Thursday in Syria - but it won't include Islamic state or a group which once had links to al-Qaida.
Hundreds of Iraqis who fled their homes in Mosul wait to be sent to camps where they hope to find shelter, food, clean water and, since its winter, warmth.
Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi previously pledged to retake Mosul from the jihadist group by the end of 2016.
The Syrian girl who gained global attention via Twitter has spoken about life in Aleppo and what motivated her to tell the world her story.