Scores of people fled for safety on Saturday on the third day of the renewed US-led offensive to retake the northern city from the Islamic State group.
The number of Turkish soldiers killed in Syria following fierce fighting with ISIL has risen from 14 to 16, Ankara has confirmed.
Russian special forces have shot dead at least seven suspected militants during an operation in Chechnya.
There are conflicting reports over whether the Russian-backed Syrian government has halted its military push to retake the rebel-held eastern Aleppo.
Syrian government forces and their allies have advanced into another rebel-held part of eastern Aleppo – according to an opposition official and the UK-based monitoring group, the Syrian Observatory f
Video shared online purports to show the aftermath of air strikes in eastern Aleppo.
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…
Days after seizing an air base south of Tal Afar, Iranian backed Shia militia in Iraq are moving to encircle the city in an attempt to finish off the job.
Iraqi forces are facing strong resistance from ISIL as they drive deeper into the east of Mosul.
In Syria, government forces have pounded Aleppo for a second day, killing at least 20 people, monitors and medics say.
Kurdish forces have caught a militant from the so-called Islamic State in Bashiqa according to footage released today.
Hundreds of Iraqis – who recently returned to the town of Hammam al-Alil, south-east of Mosul, after its recapture from ISIL – received aid and food packages on Sunday (November…
Russian warships have been forced to drive away a Dutch submarine which were apparently tailing the convoy including the Admiral Kutznetsov aircraft carrier, according to a military spokesperson
The Syrian army says it has seized a key strategic zone near Aleppo, despite rebels insisting the battle is not over.
The Mosul offensive, into its fourth week, sees advances to the northeast of the city, as Kurdish Peshmerga drive ISIL out of Bashiqa.
Special forces are going door-to-door in Gogjali district checking buildings for booby traps left behind by Islamic State militants, as major urban battle awaits.
Shia militia groups claim to have launched an offensive against ISIL west of Mosul and a key stronghold for the jihadists is taken south of the city.