A migrant from Syria, aged 23, caught hiding in a suitcase in the port of Mytilini, Lesbos Island, Greece has been arrested by Greek police.
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
Thousands of families caught up in South Sudan’s famine are hiding from marauding gunmen in the swamps and islands of the River Nile.
In Iraq, more than a thousand civilians have fled western Mosul as Iraqi troops push deeper into ISIL held areas.
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
Parts of the war-ravaged country have been hit by famine. Officials fear almost half the territory could be in a state of food insecurity by July.
The United Nations has appealed for nearly 2 billion euros to provide life-saving assistance to avert famine in war-ravaged Yemen.
Greece’s migration minister Yannis Mouzalas was confronted by an angry crowd at the entrance of a sprawling migrant camp in the south of Athens on Monday, trying to block his entrance to the…
The UN says some 3.8 million people are affected, many in need of humanitarian assistance
The call comes from the UN, the OSCE and aid groups, as concern mounts about a humanitarian crisis
The UN says the number of civilians killed in the country's war is now estimated to be more than 10,000, with some 40,000 injured
Markets are back selling food as people venture out onto the streets and repairs are being carried out
There are some new alarming figures about the worsening refugee crisis in the north of Nigeria and neighbouring countries.
A list produced by international investigators indicates that Bashar al-Assad and his brother were linked to the decision to use toxic weapons in 2014 and 2015.
The UN says this is several hundred more each day than before US-led coalition forces began a new phase of their battle to retake the city from ISIL.
Syrian rebel groups have threatened to boycott peace talks being prepared for later this month in Kazakhstan.
Hundreds of Iraqis who fled their homes in Mosul wait to be sent to camps where they hope to find shelter, food, clean water and, since its winter, warmth.
At least 30 civilians were killed and many more wounded in the northern Syrian city of al-Bab in an attack by the Islamic State group (ISIL) on Sunday, the Turkish army has said in a…
It's a crushing victory for President Bashar al-Assad - the biggest in the more than five-year civil war.
The Syrian girl who gained global attention via Twitter has spoken about life in Aleppo and what motivated her to tell the world her story.
Before the war, Aleppo’s ancient walled citadel drew in armies of visitors to one of the Middle East’s greatest treasures.
The ICRC says more than 4,000 fighters were moved out of the Syrian city overnight, as winter weather slows up the evacuation process.
After a day of delays the evacuation of Aleppo resumes, with reports saying the city has now been emptied of resistance.
“In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies,” the quote from Winston Churchill seems apt to describe the current battle underway in…
Amid recriminations on all sides, fears are growing for the thousands of people still desperately trying to flee Eastern Aleppo after the operation