Suspected Russian jets kill at least 30 near Damascus
At least 30 civilians killed when suspected Russian jets dropped bombs on residential area in besieged Eastern Ghouta.
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"
Under fire in eastern Aleppo
Amateur video purports to show residents fleeing rebel-held eastern Aleppo under fire, despite an agreed upon ceasefire.
'Assad cannot slaughter his way to legitimacy' - Obama
US President Barack Obama declares that Bashar al-Assad's Syrian regime and its Iranian and Russian backers are solely responsible for the slaughter of civilians in Aleppo.
Facing a bitter victory in Aleppo
Syrian army officials inspect the Old City of Aleppo after regaining full control of it.
Into Aleppo's war zone with the White Helmet rescuers
Neighbourhoods in Syria's rebel-held territories continue to be targeted and destroyed by government forces, leaving many civilians killed or injured.
Battle for Mosul: Civilians risking everything to flee
For the people of Mosul, it's a difficult choice - whether to stay and wait out the fighting, or to flee and face the uncertainty of never getting help.
UN dismisses South Sudan peacekeeping force chief
Ban Ki-moon, the UN secretary-general, has dismissed the commander of peacekeepers in South Sudan following an independent report, which said the mission has been 'chaotic and ineffective' in responding to attacks on civilians.