"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"Teníamos ganas de oír a la gente respirar aire nuevo y reír todos juntos"
"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
The US' Tomahawk missile was first used in 1991 and is relied upon for land attacks. As many as 59 were fired at Syria on Friday morning.
The governor of Homs says the US missile attack on an air base near the western Syrian city was to “serve the goals of terrorism.
The Iraqi military is battling Islamic State group in a final push to take control of the parts of western Mosul that are still held by the extremist group.
Colombia’s military has killed ten members of the country’s second biggest rebel group, including a number of women.
Thousands more people continue to flee fighting in Western Mosul to newly built UN camps on the outskirts of the city.
ISIL is being squeezed in its last urban stronghold in Iraq, Mosul, as the city falls to Iraqi special forces, and the Islamic militants appear close to collapse.
Russia’s Defence Ministry claims its forces played a decisive role in the recapture of Palmyra.
After nearly three years under ISIL control, Mosul airport is captured by Iraqi security forces, state television announces.
The fighting follows Turkey's announcement that it had killed 44 jihadists in the city, and reported US airstrikes on Monday
Are ISIL’s days numbered in the extremist group’s de facto capital of Raqqa?
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 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.
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.
The number of Turkish soldiers killed in Syria following fierce fighting with ISIL has risen from 14 to 16, Ankara has confirmed.
Russian special forces have shot dead at least seven suspected militants during an operation in Chechnya.
Syrian forces claim victory over rebels in Aleppo is imminent as the US and Russia differ over truce talks
There are conflicting reports over whether the Russian-backed Syrian government has halted its military push to retake the rebel-held eastern Aleppo.
Airstrikes on a town near Iraq’s western border with Syria have killed dozens of people, according to Reuters.
Syrian government forces and their allies have advanced into another rebel-held part of eastern Aleppo – according to an opposition official and the UK-based monitoring group, the Syrian Observatory f