The Iraqi army is continuing its assault on the Islamic State militant group stronghold of western Mosul.
After retaking eastern Mosul, US-backed Iraqi forces have begun the much more difficult battle for the western part of the city, in an all-out offensive to dislodge ISIL from its last major stronghold
Iraq's prime minister announces the start of an offensive to uproot ISIL militants from western Mosul.
In Syria, heavy clashes have continued between government and opposition forces in Daraa.
A coalition of 12 African countries has sounded the alarm that a possible US reform to rules on “conflict minerals” could create violence in Africa
As the battle to rout ISIL from Iraq reaches its bloody crescendo, the world can catch a glimpse at the militant group leaves in its wake.
Turkish backed rebels fighting as part of the Free Syrian Army claim to have taken control of a key road leading into the city of al-Bab.
With all the protagonists in the Syrian conflict facing each other in al-Bab, anti-ISIL forces are struggling to maintain unity as they attempt to retake the town from the Islamic militants.
A month and a half after Aleppo was recaptured by the government whole streets are littered with the debris of war.
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Amateur video purports to show Syrian rebels clashing with Islamic State forces in the town of al-Bab in Aleppo Province, as the Turkish military says rebels supported by Turkish armed forces seize co
The United Nations has appealed for nearly 2 billion euros to provide life-saving assistance to avert famine in war-ravaged Yemen.
An anti-war sculpture by a Syrian-born artist has provoked protests by far-right supporters in the German city of Dresden.
As many as 13,000 people most of them opposition supporters have been executed at a military prison near Damascus.
The UN says some 3.8 million people are affected, many in need of humanitarian assistance
The call comes from the UN, the OSCE and aid groups, as concern mounts about a humanitarian crisis
Nato called on Russia to use its influence with rebels in eastern Ukraine to end the violence.
Residents of eastern Mosul, the part of the Iraqi city recaptured from ISIL by government forces, continue to suffer a lack of basic necessities.
Ukrainian officials are preparing for a possible evacuation of Avdiivka
The signs of two and half years of so-called Islamic State rule remain, even if the militants have retreated from eastern Mosul.
The latest casualties add to the estimated 10,000 already killed in the three-year battle over territory near the Ukraine-Russia border.
Yemen has only around three months supply of wheat stocks and could see similar shortages of other food grains such as rice.
The battle for Mosul is said to be entering a critical phase as Iraqi special forces try to drive ISIL fighters out of key positions on the west bank of the Tigris…