The US military is reportedly considering plans to potentially shoot down future North Korean missile tests amid North Korean threats of nuclear war.
People fleeing villages around the Syrian city of Raqqa claim ISIL has been using civilians as human shields.
Recapturing the al-Nuri mosque in the western part of the city would be a hugely symbolic victory for the government troops
With nearly 400,000 displaced people from the battle of Mosul refugee camps are overwhelmed with the latest exodus from the east of the city.
Iraqi federal police helped injured civilians advance through the rubble in the train station and through the muddy streets of Mosul on Sunday (19 March).
The bustling street of the Al Naby Younis market in East Mosul proves that the residents who lived for three years under strict radical Islamic rule are now trying to return to some…
A Danish 14-year-old has unearthed a German warplane from the Second World War while working on a school history project.
Youngsters living in the war-torn country are self-harming, taking drugs and attempting suicide to escape the horrors they have endured after six years of conflict, according to a new report by Save t
Turkey's military chief-of-staff is meeting his US and Russian counterparts in the southern Turkish province of Antalya. Regional security, notably in northern Syria, is top of the agenda.
Russia’s Defence Ministry claims its forces played a decisive role in the recapture of Palmyra.
Russia and China vetoes ensure proposed UN sanctions against the Syrian government for using chemical weapons fail to pass.
The Iraqi army says it is getting closer to the main government complex in western Mosul.
Thousands of families caught up in South Sudan’s famine are hiding from marauding gunmen in the swamps and islands of the River Nile.
US-backed Iraqi forces have pushed deeper into western Mosul on Saturday, after retaking the city’s airport from the self-styled Islamic State.
Progress has been slow, after two days of UN-led Geneva peace talks on Syria.
Turkish-backed rebels fighting ISIL have taken near full control of al-Bab in northern Syria, Turkey’s defence minister has said.
Peace talks aimed at finding a political solution to the war in Syria have resumed in Geneva.
The fighting follows Turkey's announcement that it had killed 44 jihadists in the city, and reported US airstrikes on Monday
Fighting has reportedly flared near the Golan Heights in south western Syria after ISIL linked groups launched a surprise attack on moderate rebels.
Famine has been declared in some areas of South Sudan - the first time such a declaration has been made since 2011. The country has been dogged by civil war, drought and hyperinflation. The situation
The import and export of major weapons is at its highest global level since the end of the Cold War, a new report has claimed.