Humanitarian disaster looms as thousands of Iraqis flee FallujahThe United Nations says thousands of civilians continue to flee Fallujah after most of the city was declared liberated from the Islamic State group.
Russia accused of bombing US-backed militants in SyriaRussia on Thursday bombed US-backed fighters in southern Syria, according to a US official in Washington, who said the aggressive action by Moscow raises “serious concern.”
UN seeks aid drop to Syrian civilians under bombardmentRegime air strikes killed dozens of civilians in and around the Syrian city of Aleppo Friday, as the UN Security Council prepared to discuss emergency aid drops to besieged areas…
Battle for Fallujah rages on after US strike kills local IS group commanderHundreds of people fled the Fallujah area Friday as forces pressed simultaneous offensives on the Iraqi city and on another of the Islamic State group’s key bastions in Syria.
Afghan Taliban appoint new leader after Mansour’s deathThe Afghan Taliban confirmed on Wednesday that their former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a US drone strike last week and that they have appointed Mullah Haibatullah…
Obama confirms US air strike killed Taliban leaderPresident Barack Obama on Monday confirmed that Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a US air strike, hailing his death as an “important milestone” in efforts to…
Several killed in Syria regime air strikesAt least 21 civilians, including seven children, were killed on Thursday in regime air strikes that targeted several towns in central Syria, a monitoring group said.
Air strike on northern Syria refugee camp 'kills 28'Air strikes reportedly killed at least 28 civilians Thursday in a camp for the displaced in northern Syria near the Turkish border, as a 48-hour ceasefire took hold in Aleppo.
Frenchman giving 'voice to those who have none’ in SyriaFor the last three weeks, Pierre Le Corf, a 27-year-old Frenchman, has been living under heavy shelling in the Syrian city of Aleppo, driven by a desire to share the stories of…
Syria conflict ‘out of control’ as talks shift to MoscowThe UN’s special envoy for Syria is due in Moscow on Tuesday for talks with Russian officials, a day after US Secretary of State John Kerry launched a desperate push to revive a…
‘Critical hours’ for Aleppo amid bid to revive Syria truceUS Secretary of State John Kerry has once more called for cooperation from Russia as he begins urgent talks in Geneva aimed at bolstering a fragile ceasefire in Syria.
Syria’s ‘regime of calm’ extended around DamascusThe Syrian army on Sunday confirmed that a “regime of calm” around Damascus had been extended for another 24 hours, state television reported. Moscow also announced that talks…