Battle for Mosul

'They hit the oppressed': Iraqis share their stories

Iraqi civilians share their plight as casualties continue to mount from US-led coalition air strikes in Mosul.

Battle for Mosul

Mosul civilians: 'There were pieces of bodies'

Dozens of civilians died in a recent coalition strike aimed at killing an ISIL commander in Mosul, residents say.

by John Beck

Occupied West Bank

Israel's false narrative on land swaps

The idea of future land swaps has been used to justify expanding Israeli settlements on Palestinian land, analysts say.

by Ben White

Gaza

Gaza under siege: The life and death of Ahmed Shubair

Family mourns death of 17-year-old boy, after Israel refused to let him leave Gaza for an urgent medical procedure.

by Belal Aldabbour
- Ahmed Abdelall

Syria's Civil War

Damascus: Who controls what

Renewed violence, despite a ceasefire brokered by Russia and Turkey, casts further doubt on UN-led peacemaking efforts.