There are reports of summary executions as government forces advance against rebels holed up in a handful of neighbourhoods.
Hundreds of residents of eastern Aleppo have fled the shifting front lines, as Syrian government forces continue their push to cut the rebel-stronghold in two.
As fresh reports emerge of possible chemical attacks on eastern Aleppo, Syria offers Russia priority in reconstruction contracts.
Aleppo's cat sanctuary, one of the last vestiges of life before the war, and now a symbol of the war's brutality, bombed in air strike
Drone footage uploaded on social media by Aleppo Media Center (AMC) purports to show destroyed buildings and rubble on the streets in Al-Shaar neighbourhood in eastern Aleppo…
Families leaving the city have been picked up by soldiers in the desert, while others have been arriving at a UN refugee camp.
On day three of their Mosul assault and despite fierce resistance, US-backed Iraqi government forces and Kurdish Peshmerga fighters are slowly but surely closing in on ISIL’s last city stronghold in…
Iraqi government forces claim to have made gains against ISIL, on the first day of a long-anticipated offensive to retake the northern city of Mosul.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says he will ask the International Criminal Court to investigate possible war crimes in Syria.
Since 2013 volunteer rescue workers in the White Helmets organisation have been trying to save lives in the Syrian civil war. But Moscow and Damascus accuse them of being close to terrorist groups, an
In Colombia, the ceasefire with FARC rebels has been extended until the end of this month, President Juan Manuel Santos has said.