Street battles between ISIL fighters and Kurdish forces erupted on Friday in the norther Iraqi city of Kirkuk.
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Fighting has broken out in Iraq’s northern city of Kirkuk after suspected ISIL gunmen attacked several buildings, including a police compound and power station.
On day three of their Mosul assault and despite fierce resistance, US-backed Iraqi government forces and Kurdish Peshmerga fighters are slowly but surely closing in on ISIL’s last city stronghold in…
Iraqi and Kurdish Peshmerga forces claim to have secured yet more villages on the outskirts of Mosul as they head towards Iraq’s second city.
Russia and Syria have suspended air strikes on Aleppo, two days ahead of a planned eight-hour humanitarian pause to allow aid through to the city.
Iraqi and Kurdish forces, backed by US-led airstrikes, launched coordinated military operations early on Monday as the long-awaited fight to wrest the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State fighter
The UN’s special envoy to Yemen has said he expects a ceasefire to come into effect within hours in the Arab country if all sides agree.
The prophesied “apocalyptic battle” for Dabiq did not come to fruition as Turkey-backed Syrian rebels rout ISIL from the village The ISIL stronghold near the Turkish border in northern Syria has been
Images from the rebel-held east of Aleppo show the extent of the destruction caused by pro-Assad airstrikes.
The US and Russia are returning to the negotiating table in another attempt to secure a truce in Syria.
Syrian forces continue to make gains in the rebel-held areas of Aleppo.
Sporadic shelling continues in eastern suburbs of Damascus but a fragile truce between government forces and rebels in Syria is still holding – just.
The Castello Road is a strategic supply line for rebels in the besieged districts of Aleppo.
In Syria, trucks carrying humanitarian aid to Aleppo are waiting for fighters to pull back from the Castello Road, the last remaining supply line to the city.
Ukraine guarantees to observe a ceasefire in the country’s war-torn eastern region of Donbass for at least seven days, according to Germany’s foreign minister who made the announcement after a meeting
Britain’s intervention in Libya in 2011 was based on ‘flawed intelligence’ and hastened the country’s spiral into political and economic chaos.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Operation Euphrates Shield will "continue decisively". A truce is due on Monday.
At least nine civilians including four children have been killed in Yemen in an air-strike near the capital Sanaa, according to local residents.
The German foreign minister has voiced his dissatisfaction over the slow pace of progress in resolving the conflict in the war-torn east of Ukraine, saying that progress was urgently…
Across the globe there are some 50 million displaced children, according to a new UNICEF report.
Turkish tanks crossed the border from Kilis province on Saturday, according to media reports. Eyewitnesses report explosions and plumes of smoke.
Turkey’s president said that the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) had not returned to the east of the Euphrates river in Syria.
France’s president has criticised Turkey’s military push into northern Syria, saying that it risks escalating the conflict.
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.
A military build-up is being reported in Manbij and Jarablus in northern Syria.
Libyan forces are said to have suffered heavy losses in the battle to retake the coastal city of Sirte from ISIL militants.