Air strikes allegedly carried out by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed rebels in Yemen on Tuesday killed 16 people including seven children, an official and a doctor said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 have carried out a ground raid on an Al-Qaeda compound in Yemen, killing seven militants, the Pentagon said late on Monday.