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"
Iraqi forces launch final assault on Mosul Old City
Iraqi forces began storming the Islamic State-held Old City of Mosul on Sunday, an assault they hope will be the last in the eight-month campaign to seize the militants' stronghold.
U.S. joins battle as Philippines takes losses in besieged city
The Philippines army says US special forces are helping them to retake the southern city of Marawi from IS-linked militants.
Civilians caught in crossfire in Philippines' wartorn Marawi
A mother mourns her 15-year-old son, killed by a stray bullet during afternoon prayers in Marawi, southern Philippines, where heavy fighting continues more than two weeks after hundreds of militants waving the black Islamic State (IS) group flag rampaged through the city, seizing parts of it.