Syria's Civil War

Syria's war: 'We want an end to this river of blood'

Residents of Syria's East Ghouta say they will refuse any government efforts to forge a truce deal or evacuation plans.

Battle for Mosul

Iraqi Christians return to ISIL's wreckage

Iraqi forces retook Qaraqosh from ISIL late last year, but for residents finally returning home, the ordeal continues.

War & Conflict

Syria's war: In Astana, Russia 'is in full charge'

The Astana meeting marks a distinct change from what has previously been a diplomatic process led by UN, say analysts.

by Zena Tahhan
- Dylan Collins

Middle East

In Umm al-Hiran, it is 'a continuing Nakba'

Israel has advanced plans to raze the village of 150 homes and replace it with a town for Israeli Jews.


Turkey's constitutional reform: All you need to know

Supporters say the constitutional reform will bring stability, but critics believe it may 'lead to a one-man rule'.