Syria's Civil War

After six years of war, low hopes for Syria peace talks

As officials and rebels gather in Geneva for more meetings, prospect of war ending fades with ceasefire falling apart.

by Dylan Collins
- Zena Tahhan

Morocco

Morocco's February 20 movement: 'Demands still alive'

Not much has changed since the movement's inception six years ago, activists say.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Elor Azaria verdict: 'No justice for Palestinians'

Soldier who executed a wounded Palestinian has been sentenced to 18 months in jail and a demotion.

Syrian Refugees

How a selfie with Merkel changed Syrian refugee's life

Anas Modamani has taken Facebook to court over false news stories using the photo to link him to 'terrorism'.

Battle for Mosul

Aid groups brace for surge of displaced Mosul residents

The desperate conditions of west Mosul residents are expected to be compounded as Iraqi forces surround the old city.