Dapchi girls fear going to school
Four months after being abducted by Boko Haram militants, over 100 schoolgirls from the town of Dapchi in northern Nigeria are struggling to resume their lives. Attendance at their school has dropped dramatically, despite government assurances.
Examining continued attacks by Boko Haram militants
Examining continued attacks by Boko Haram militants.
Afghan soldiers killed in latest Kabul attack
Militants raid a military academy in Kabul, killing several soldiers, the fourth major attack in a wave of violence over the past nine days.
Released Hezbollah fighters arrive in Lebanon from Syria
Lebanese crowds celebrate the return of released Hezbollah fighters as part of a ceasefire agreement with Nusra Front militants.
Boko Haram militants release hostage video
Suspected Boko Haram militants released a video on Saturday (July 29) showing three kidnapped members of an oil exploration team in north eastern Nigeria, one of whom asks the government to reduce the use of force against the jihadists.
Hundreds of civilians free to leave Mosul
Iraqi forces free hundreds of civilians in Mosul Old City as troops battle to retake the ancient quarter from Islamic State militants, mounting a last stand in what was the de facto capital of their "caliphate"
Egyptian Christian boy recounts horror of father's killing
Ten-year-old Mina Habib witnessed his father getting killed by Islamic State militants when they ambushed a group of Coptic Christians travelling to a monastery in Minya in southern Egypt last month.