Just hours before a ceasefire came into effect in Syria, amateur footage captured the terrifying aftermath of an airstrike on a school in the rebel-held area of Arbin, Damascus, which is reported to h
The military has broadcast messages saying it is poised to enter the last rebel enclave, as estimates vary as to how far the process has to go.
Evacuations from eastern Aleppo have reportedly been suspended by the Syrian government side. Officials say rebel forces have broken the deal.
‘More than words are needed to save civilians’, the mayor of east Aleppo said as he arrived in Brussels to address the EU summit.
A Syrian government minister has said the evacuation plan must ensure the safety of civilians when the rebels withdraw from eastern Aleppo.
As the attacks by Syrian government forces have intensified on the last rebel-held area of Aleppo, cries of desperation have been published via social media in a series of videos and…
Up to 10,500 Syrians have poured out of parts of war-torn eastern Aleppo in 24 hours, Moscow’s defence ministry said on Friday.
Troops are converging on the northern city from several fronts, while civilians are treated for injuries inflicted by ISIL.
Hundreds of civilians flee territory controlled by the Islamic State group as the Iraqi army and federal police push north towards the militant-held city of…
Iraqi officials are voicing increasing concern that ISIL is using civilians as human shields
Shia paramilitary groups and Iraqi government forces have carried out revenge attacks on Sunni Arabs suspected of supporting ISIL, that’s according to Amnesty…
The Iraqi army has dropped tens of thousands of leaflets over the ISIL stronghold of Mosul, warning residents of an imminent offensive to reclaim the city from the jihadist…
In what has been described as the heaviest bombardment in days by Russian planes, at least 50 civilians were killed in Tuesday’s air strikes on rebel-held parts of Aleppo and nearby villages, accordin
At least 21 civilians have been killed in two separate air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition in the north of the country while 10 soldiers die in a suicide bombing.
A powerful earthquake on the North Island of New Zealand triggered a low level tsunami warning on Friday morning.
Ankara sends its troops deeper into Syria but the US issues a warning over Turkish - Kurdish violenceAnkara is sticking to its aim of pushing both ISIL militants and Kurdish fighters away from its border by sending its own forces deeper in to Syria.
Ankara is sticking to its aim of pushing both ISIL militants and Kurdish fighters away from its border by sending its own forces deeper in to Syria.
Yemen has seen one of its biggest mass rallies since the 2011 overthrow of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
The Pentagon says US-led coalition aircraft have been scrambled in Syria to protect American special ground forces from attack by government jets.
A fast moving wildfire in southern California has forced the evacuation of more than 80,000 people just east of Los Angeles.
A wildfire which spread into a small Northern California town over the weekend has destroyed more than 175 homes and businesses.
3,200 hectares burned, which corresponds to almost one-third of the area of the entire county.
There has been heavy fighting in Aleppo as Syrian government forces and rebels battle for control of the city.