The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports air strikes have hit a mosque in the rebel-held village of al-Jina in the northwest of the country.
At least 42 people have been killed and dozens wounded, when an air strike hit a mosque in the rebel-held village of al-Jina, near Aleppo in Syria.
The UN's OHCHR hears of 'torture, executions and unfair trials' in Syria, while a separate UN commission accuses the Syrian Air Force of war crimes.
The sight and sounds of combat were evident in western Mosul on Tuesday as heavy fighting resumed.
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.
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The Iraqi military says it has taken full control of the last major road leading west out of Mosul.
Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi flew into Mosul on Tuesday, a day rich in symbolism and success for US-backed forces battling to liberate the west of the city from ISIL…
Buses from the self-proclaimed republics of Donetsk and Lugansk in eastern Ukraine arrive daily at a terminal in Moscow.
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Iraqi forces in western Mosul say they've taken control of a number of key buildings formerly held by ISIL.
The ceasefire agreement between Ukrainian troops and so-called separatists in the country’s eastern Donbass region is monitored by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe…
US-backed militias operating in the country say they have cut the road between the jihadist-held city of Raqqa and militant strongholds in Deir al-Zoor province.
The Iraqi Army seizes the al-Hurriya Bridge in the latest push to retake Mosul from ISIL.
According to Iraqi authorities more than 50,000 people have fled their homes since the push to retake the west of Mosul was launched in February.
Delegates for the Syrian opposition at UN-sponsored peace talks in Geneva have suggested the recapture of Palmyra is comical.
Iraqi forces say they've taken control of the last major road out of western Mosul, 'trapping' ISIL in a shrinking area of the city.
The time to act is now, according to campaign group Human Rights Watch. Activists say the international community must give its financial backing to humanitarian efforts in the country and is warning
War crimes were committed by both sides in the battle for Aleppo, according the United Nations
ISIL says it killed at least 35 civilians in deadly carbomb attack in former fief lost to Free Syrian Army on Thursday.
Peace talks aimed at finding a political solution to the war in Syria have resumed in Geneva.
The airport has been under ISIL control since June 2014, and occupies a strategic position in the battle to retake the city.
The United Nations says it’s growing increasingly concerned over the plight of people fleeing the Iraq army’s fight to retake Mosul from Islamic State militants.
The Iraqi army is continuing its assault on the Islamic State militant group stronghold of western Mosul.
After retaking eastern Mosul, US-backed Iraqi forces have begun the much more difficult battle for the western part of the city, in an all-out offensive to dislodge ISIL from its last major stronghold
Iraq's prime minister announces the start of an offensive to uproot ISIL militants from western Mosul.