In a harrowing amateur video released by the Syria Civil Defence (the White Helmets), a boy can be seen crying over the body of his dead mother.
Reports from Syria say a social worker known as the “Clown of Aleppo” who helped the besieged city’s children has been killed in an air strike.
Syrian government forces say they gained more ground in Aleppo on Thursday.
Videos uploaded to social media websites purport to show thousands of residents from eastern Aleppo streaming into the Kurdish-controlled Sheikh Maqsoud district of the city after the Syrian Army and
Rebels lose a third of their territory in eastern Aleppo as Syrian government forces press on with their advance in a bid to take back the city.
Iraqi special forces claim to have killed nearly 1,000 ISIL militants in the battle for Mosul.
Men, women and children are fleeing the frontline in Aleppo as fierce fighting in the war-shattered Syrian city intensifies.
The Israeli military says it has struck an ISIL target on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights.
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.
Iraqi forces claim they are now in control of most of eastern Mosul.
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ISIL militants have been steadily retreating from areas around Mosul into the city since the battle started on October 17, with air and ground support from a U.S.-led coalition.
While diplomacy falters, the fighting rages on. A rebel shelling killed eight children at a school in western Aleppo, while a barrel bomb killed a family of six in the rebel-held east.
Video footage uploaded on social media purports to show two children being rescued from the rubble of damaged buildings allegedly in Yaqid al Adas, in Aleppo…
Iraqi forces are facing strong resistance from ISIL as they drive deeper into the east of Mosul.
The truce announced by the Saudi-led coalition aims to end 20 months of fighting, in which more than 10,000 people have died.
Hospitals in besieged rebel-held districts of the Syrian city have been hit by intense airstrikes in recent days, several sources say.
Iraqi Kurdish fighters joined by locals have restored the crucifix above a church in Bashiqa.
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
In Syria, government forces have pounded Aleppo for a second day, killing at least 20 people, monitors and medics say.
Troops are converging on the northern city from several fronts, while civilians are treated for injuries inflicted by ISIL.
The Syrian opposition denies allegations by Moscow that its personnel found shells with toxic chemicals launched by rebels in the northern city.
People fleeing the fighting amid the military offensive to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul have continued to arrive at UN camps in the region.
Amnesty International has issued a report claiming men dressed in Iraqi federal police uniforms tortured and killed villagers south of Mosul.
Iraqi forces discover the destruction ISIL leaves in its wake as the militant group is ousted from towns surrounding Mosul.