Resolution's backers slam Security Council's move as a failure to help curb conflict amid fears of potential genocide.
Battle for Aleppo
Iraq08 Dec 2016 18:55 GMT
Military claims air strikes killed ISIL foreign fighters, accusing media and politicians of aiding propaganda effort.
Battle for Aleppo08 Dec 2016 08:51 GMT
Syrian president rejects opposition ceasefire offer as his army tightens the noose on rebel-held part of the key city.
Battle for Mosul08 Dec 2016 04:04 GMT
Iraqi air force kills at least 52 civilians waiting for salaries in western city of al-Qaim with dozens of others hurt.
Battle for Mosul06 Dec 2016 19:14 GMT
After weeks of close-quarter combat, Iraqi soldiers aim to sever important ISIL fighter route over the Tigris River.
Inside Story05 Dec 2016 20:30 GMT
The United States remains the world's dominant weapons dealer despite a fall in sales.
Battle for Mosul01 Dec 2016 19:25 GMT
Deaths of civilians, security forces, and Peshmerga fighters are all on the rise amid ferocious battles for Mosul.
Battle for Aleppo01 Dec 2016 13:23 GMT
Foreign minister vows to clear Syrian city of "terrorists" while working with Turkey for increased humanitarian access.
Yemen24 Nov 2016 04:56 GMT
Pro-government forces accused of operating among civilians in bloody battle for Taiz and harassing medical staff.
Battle for Mosul14 Oct 2016 16:06 GMT
Some 58 seditious fighters - caught in plan to help Iraqi forces capture key city - reportedly put to death by drowning.
Afghanistan11 Oct 2016 16:06 GMT
Armed group continues brazen offensives while taking Ghormach in the northwest as security situation deteriorates.
Yemen10 Oct 2016 10:27 GMT
Saudi military base also targeted by missile fired deep inside the kingdom near holy city of Mecca.
Iraq05 Jul 2016 14:52 GMT
Tony Blair's government is accused of using phony evidence to launch 2003 invasion despite a million British protesters.
Germany29 Apr 2016 14:33 GMT
Reinhold Hanning told a court he was ashamed of service at camp where nearly a million Jews were murdered.
War09 Apr 2016 17:28 GMT
Fighters say the seizure of al-Rai is a crucial step towards taking other ISIL strongholds in Syria.
Nusra Front08 Apr 2016 07:39 GMT
Russian air strikes target 1,500 al-Nusra Front-led fighters making a push towards Syria's second-largest city.
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