Islamic State kills about 100 in southwest Syria
Islamic State militants killed dozens of people in a series of attacks on government-held parts of southwestern Syria on Wednesday (July 25), including multiple suicide blasts in Sweida city, official sources said.
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.
Pro-Syrian government militia move into Kurdish-controlled Afrin
Militants loyal to the Syrian government have entered the outskirts of Afrin to defend the enclave against Turkish forces. Syrian state media later reported Turkey had fired artillery on the position.
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.
Clashes between Syrian Army and militants near al Humaymah
Footage released by Central Military Media purports to show tanks firing in Homs province as clashes erupt between the Syrian Army and militants.
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.
Niger Delta security - JTF explains attack on militants
Niger Delta security - JTF explains attack on militants.
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"