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.
Russia has said its war planes joined forces with Turkish jets for the first time to target so-called Islamic State militants holding the town of al-Bab in northern…
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
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
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.
A spokesman for Iraq's elite Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) says troops took the territory in an overnight raid across a tributary of the Tigris River in eastern Mosul.
Iraqi forces have launched a fresh offensive to retake cities controlled by the so-called Islamic State group.
The 26-year-old, believed to have been an associate of attacker Anis Amri, was taken into custody following an overnight raid on a refugee shelter in the Spandau district of Berlin.
The UN says this is several hundred more each day than before US-led coalition forces began a new phase of their battle to retake the city from ISIL.
In Turkey, lifestyle differences are being touted as a motivation for Saturday's massacre in a nightclub in Istanbul.
Turkish police arrest 27 in overnight swoops in Izmir as hunt for Reina nightclub killer continues.
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…
Turkish police continue their hunt for the killer of 39 people in a New Year's ISIL nightclub attack in Istanbul and state of emergency to be extended.
For two months, the international coalition in Iraq has battled to reclaim the city of Mosul from so-called Islamic State (ISIL).
German prosecutors say a Syrian man arrested at the weekend in the west of the country tried to get funds from ISIL to carry out a terrorist attack.
ISIL says the attack was an "act of revenge" for Turkish involvement in Syria. Ankara arrests eight, says it is close to finding the alleged attacker.
The Istanbul New Year's nightclub shooting is yet another major blow to Turkey's tourism sector with tourist revenue down by around a third from 2015.
People have also been laying flowers outside the nightclub, which has been covered over with curtains.
Some survivors of the Istanbul nightclub shooting rampage say they were lucky to escape
A statement about the attack, which killed 39 people, appeared on a social media site used in the past by ISIL to claim attacks
The Iraqi army says it has made gradual progress in eastern Mosul as it tries to wrestle the city from the control of the so-called Islamic State.
With Germany still reeling from the deadly Berlin truck attack, Angela Merkel has used her annual New Year’s message to insist the country and its democratic values are ‘stronger than…
Scores of people fled for safety on Saturday on the third day of the renewed US-led offensive to retake the northern city from the Islamic State group.
With violence persisting in some parts of Syria, rebel groups are threatening to declare the latest ceasefire “null and void” unless attacks stop.