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GRAPHIC: Boy cries over mother's dead body in eastern Aleppo

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.

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.

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Clown of Aleppo 'killed in Syrian or Russian air strike'

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.

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.

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Thousands flee Aleppo fighting

An estimated 16,000 people have been displaced as a result of Syrian government advances on rebel-held districts of Aleppo.

An estimated 16,000 people have been displaced as a result of Syrian government advances on rebel-held districts of Aleppo.

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'Thousands uprooted' in eastern Aleppo as Syrian Army advances

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

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

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Syrian army captures a third of rebel-held territory in east Aleppo

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.

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.

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Syrian army advances into rebel Aleppo

Thousands of civilians are fleeing the fighting between rebels and government forces in eastern Aleppo.

Thousands of civilians are fleeing the fighting between rebels and government forces in eastern Aleppo.

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Syrian army forces 'retake' key district in eastern Aleppo

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.

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.

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Dozens of Shi'ite pilgrims killed in Iraq

More than 80 people, most of them Shi'ite pilgrims from Iran, have been killed in the Iraqi city of Hilla.

More than 80 people, most of them Shi'ite pilgrims from Iran, have been killed in the Iraqi city of Hilla.

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Airstrike kills 12 civilians in Yemen

Twelve civilians have been killed in Yemen in another airstrike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition that’s been fighting Shiite Houthi rebels since March…

Twelve civilians have been killed in Yemen in another airstrike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition that’s been fighting Shiite Houthi rebels since March…

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The battle for Mosul rages on

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.

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.

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'Time running out for east Aleppo' UN envoy warns

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.

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.

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Boy and girl rescued through the rubble in Aleppo

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…

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…

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Syria: hospitals in eastern Aleppo 'bombed out of use'

Hospitals in besieged rebel-held districts of the Syrian city have been hit by intense airstrikes in recent days, several sources say.

Hospitals in besieged rebel-held districts of the Syrian city have been hit by intense airstrikes in recent days, several sources say.

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Iraqi troops resume fighting in Mosul

At least one soldier was killed after offensive resumed following a one day pause.

At least one soldier was killed after offensive resumed following a one day pause.

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Civilians fleeing Mosul fighting arrive at UN camps

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.

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.

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Mosul battle: Iraqi forces suspected of killing villagers

Amnesty International has issued a report claiming men dressed in Iraqi federal police uniforms tortured and killed villagers south of Mosul.

Amnesty International has issued a report claiming men dressed in Iraqi federal police uniforms tortured and killed villagers south of Mosul.