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Syrian girls captured in viral photo fight for survival

Syrian girls captured in viral photo fight for survival

The picture went viral on social media networks: two dust-covered Syrian girls, trapped in rubble, grab their baby sister from her shirt as she dangles from a bombed-out building.

Russian air strikes on Syria market kill 27

Russian air strikes on Syria market kill 27

Russian air strikes on a market in northwestern Syria killed 27 people on Monday, a monitor said, in the latest violence to plague the country's last major opposition bastion.

US says 17 suspected IS members killed in Somalia airstrikes

US says 17 suspected IS members killed in Somalia airstrikes

US forces in Africa have killed 17 suspected Islamic State militants in airstrikes this week in the mountainous northern region of Somalia, a military statement said Friday.

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza

Israeli warplanes on Friday night carried out a series of airstrikes on military facilities and posts belonging to the Hamas movement across the Gaza Strip, local media reported.

8 Palestinians injured in Israeli raids on Gaza Strip

8 Palestinians injured in Israeli raids on Gaza Strip

Eight Palestinians, including six school children, were injured in Deir al-Balah following Israeli airstrikes on several locations in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday morning.

230 civilians killed in Syrian, Russian airstrikes past week - UN

230 civilians killed in Syrian, Russian airstrikes past week - UN

Syria and Russian airstrikes in rebel-held areas have killed 230 civilians in the past week in some of the conflict's worst violence that may also constitute war crimes, the top United Nations human rights official said on Saturday.

Syria fighting displaces 270,000 in winter: UN

Syria fighting displaces 270,000 in winter: UN

More than 270,000 Syrians have fled fighting in the northwest provinces of Idlib and Hama between government forces and rebels since mid-December, a senior UN aid official said on Tuesday.

Regime airstrikes kill 33 civilians in northwest Syria

Regime airstrikes kill 33 civilians in northwest Syria

Regime airstrikes have killed 33 civilians in the past 24 hours in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib where government forces are fighting jihadists, a monitor said on Monday.

Afghan civilian casualties soar as US ramps up airstrikes

Afghan civilian casualties soar as US ramps up airstrikes

Civilian casualties caused by airstrikes in Afghanistan surged in the first nine months of this year, the United Nations said on Thursday, as the US ramps up aerial attacks in the war-torn country.

Russia says it killed hundreds of Islamic State fighters in two days

Russia says it killed hundreds of Islamic State fighters in two days

Russian airstrikes in eastern Syria have left more than 300 Islamic State militants dead and wounded another 170 in the past two days, Russia's Defence Ministry said Tuesday.

US forces kill seven Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen raid

US forces kill seven Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen raid

US forces have carried out a ground raid on an Al-Qaeda compound in Yemen, killing seven militants, the Pentagon said late on Monday.

Syria de-escalation from midnight; Russia to continue airstrikes

Syria de-escalation from midnight; Russia to continue airstrikes

A de-escalation agreement in Syria takes effect at midnight but Russia's air force will continue strikes against Islamic State elsewhere in the country, Russian news agencies cited the Defence Ministry as saying on Friday.