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40 killed, 260 wounded in clashes in Yemen's Aden: UN

40 killed, 260 wounded in clashes in Yemen's Aden: UN

Fighting between pro-government forces and separatists in Yemen's second city Aden has killed around 40 people and injured 260 others including civilians, the UN said Sunday.

7 civilians killed in Syria after failed Idlib truce: monitor

7 civilians killed in Syria after failed Idlib truce: monitor

Pro-government forces and opposition fighters exchanged fire in northwest Syria on Tuesday, killing seven civilians, a war monitor said, after Damascus scrapped a ceasefire.

Syria resumes Idlib air strikes after scrapping ceasefire: monitor

Syria resumes Idlib air strikes after scrapping ceasefire: monitor

Damascus resumed air strikes on northwest Syria Monday, a war monitor said, scrapping a ceasefire for the jihadist-run bastion and accusing rebels of targeting an airbase of its ally Russia.

Blast kills 31 regime fighters at Syria airbase: monitor

Blast kills 31 regime fighters at Syria airbase: monitor

A munitions blast killed 31 regime and allied fighters at a military airport in central Syria on Saturday, a war monitor said.

Afghanistan highway blast kills at least 35 on bus, injures 27

Afghanistan highway blast kills at least 35 on bus, injures 27

A roadside bomb in western Afghanistan killed at least 35 people travelling on a bus, including children, and injured 27 others, officials said on Wednesday.

IS claims deadly attack on Syrian government troops

IS claims deadly attack on Syrian government troops

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed six soldiers in Syria's southern province of Daraa, the cradle of the 2011 uprising against the government.

Air strikes kill 15 civilians in northwest Syria

Air strikes kill 15 civilians in northwest Syria

Regime and Russian air strikes Saturday killed 15 civilians, more than half of them children, in northwestern Syria

Russia warns of 'consequences' after Ukraine seizes tanker

Russia warns of 'consequences' after Ukraine seizes tanker

Ukraine on Thursday seized a Russian tanker it said was used in a naval confrontation last November amid sensitive prisoner swap talks between the two countries, at loggerheads since 2014.

Militant rocket fire kills 12 civilians in Syria: state media

Militant rocket fire kills 12 civilians in Syria: state media

Rocket fire has killed 12 civilians in a regime-held village in northwestern Syria, state news agency SANA has said blaming former Al-Qaeda affiliate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham for the attack.

Mediterranean countries ramp up efforts to find missing migrants

Mediterranean countries ramp up efforts to find missing migrants

Mediterranean countries say they have taken a key step towards finding out the fate of thousands of migrants -- many fleeing Syria's war -- who have gone missing while trying to reach Europe.

14 French, Dutch orphans repatriated from Syria

14 French, Dutch orphans repatriated from Syria

Twelve orphaned children of French jihadists were flown home Monday from Syria, along with two Dutch orphans who will be handed over to the Netherlands, the French foreign ministry said.

Iraq sentences all 11 French IS suspects to death

Iraq sentences all 11 French IS suspects to death

A Iraqi court Monday sentenced to death two more French nationals for joining the Islamic State group, leaving all 11 Frenchmen transferred from Syria facing the gallows and potentially opening the door for other cases.