Yemen

UN envoy positive before Yemen peace talks - despite no rebels

UN's Martin Griffiths says 'going to make it happen' at Geneva talks despite rebel no-show.

UN envoy positive before Yemen peace talks - despite no rebels

Yemen

Spain halts major missile sale to Saudi Arabia over Yemen fears

Laser-guided missile transfer to Saudi Arabia stopped amid increasing concerns for slain Yemeni civilians.

Spain halts major missile sale to Saudi Arabia over Yemen fears

Afghanistan

Afghanistan: 20 civilians, 100 security forces killed in Ghazni

Reinforcements are being sent to aid Afghan forces as they continue to battle the Taliban for control of Ghazni city.

South Sudan

South Sudan's Kiir grants rebel leader Machar, others amnesty

President Kiir pardoned all those involved in the nation's civil war as part of a recent peace deal.

South Sudan's Kiir grants rebel leader Machar, others amnesty

War

Yemen 'worst humanitarian crisis in the world': EU

European Union condemns attacks on civilians after dozens killed and calls on combatants to commit to negotiations.

Yemen 'worst humanitarian crisis in the world': EU

United Arab Emirates

Yemen's rebels 'attack' Abu Dhabi airport using a drone

UAE official denies attack but Abu Dhabi airport tweeted earlier there was an incident involving a supply vehicle.

Middle East

Yemen 'on brink of new cholera epidemic', charity warns

A siege of Hodeidah by Saudi and UAE forces could have devastating consequences on the city, says Save the Children.

Yemen 'on brink of new cholera epidemic', charity warns

Syria's War

Syrian army continues push into Quneitra amid ongoing evacuations

Second convoy of buses transported rebels from the strategic area that borders the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

Syrian army continues push into Quneitra amid ongoing evacuations

Syria's War

Amnesty: US-led coalition in denial over civilian deaths in Raqqa

Group decries coalition's response to report that found hundreds of civilians were killed during its offensive last year

Amnesty: US-led coalition in denial over civilian deaths in Raqqa

Inside Story

What is the impact of Syrian forces' gain in Deraa?

Syrian government forces are back in control of most of Deraa and the border with Jordan.

People & Power

Kosovo: Murder in Mitrovica

What does the killing of a Kosovo Serb politician reveal about the deep fault lines running through the Balkan state?

The Listening Post

Pro-war pundits on US airwaves

What's behind the constant presence of former military and intelligence figures in the US news media?

War

Pay to get shelled at night: Sarajevo's War Hostel

Dark tourism, which involves travelling to places associated with death and tragedy, has found fertile ground in Bosnia.

Recreating death for a living: Inside Bosnia's War Hostel

Yemen

US Senate to vote on military involvement in Yemen war

Pentagon has provided 'non-combat support' to Saudi Arabia, including intelligence sharing and air refuelling missions.

US Senate to vote on military involvement in Yemen war

Iraq

The US legacy in Iraq: violence, sectarianism - and elections

Iraqi leaders say country is in the best state since the March 2003 American invasion; ordinary Iraqis remain sceptical.

The US legacy in Iraq: violence, sectarianism - and elections