A line in the sky

A line in the sky..

Maria Stewart 19-Jun, 13:18 10 BBC

The battle for Mosul may be entering its final phase. The battle for Raqqa is under way. But the battle for the future of eastern Syria is...


Mosul battle: Fierce fighting as Iraqi troops push into Old City

Mosul battle: Fierce fighting as Iraqi troops push into Old City..

19-Jun, 11:18 16 BBC

The last Islamic State militants in Mosul are reportedly putting up fierce resistance as Iraqi forces try to seize their last stronghold in...


End of an era

End of an era..

Michael Adamson 19-Jun, 10:18 14 BBC

The shooting-down of a Syrian jet by the United States is believed to be the first air-to-air kill by a manned US aircraft since 1999. ...


Syria conflict: Russia issues warning after US coalition downs jet

Syria conflict: Russia issues warning after US coalition downs..

Cole Becker 19-Jun, 10:18 18 BBC

Russia has warned the US-led coalition fighting in Syria that it will view its aircraft as targets, after a Syrian military plane was shot...


US coalition downs Syrian army plane in Raqqa

US coalition downs Syrian army plane in Raqqa..

Maria Stewart 18-Jun, 17:36 22 BBC

The US-led coalition in Syria has shot down a Syrian military jet in Raqqa province. The Syrian army said its warplane was on a mission...


Iraqi forces attack Mosul's Old City

Iraqi forces attack Mosul's Old City..

Wyatt Waller 18-Jun, 02:49 21 BBC

Iraqi forces say they have launched an assault on Mosul's Old City, the last district held by so-called Islamic State. Special forces are...


Egypt Hisham Barakat killing: 30 sentenced to death

Egypt Hisham Barakat killing: 30 sentenced to death..

Anna Torres 17-Jun, 08:14 25 BBC

A court in Cairo has recommended the death penalty for 30 people convicted of involvement in the killing of Egypt's top public prosecutor. ...


Qatar's Al Jazeera Twitter account suspended

Qatar's Al Jazeera Twitter account suspended..

Andrew Martin 17-Jun, 05:30 20 BBC

The Arabic-language account of Al Jazeera has been suspended on Twitter because of what the Qatari network calls "an organised campaign". ...


Three Palestinians killed after deadly stabbing in Jerusalem

Three Palestinians killed after deadly stabbing in Jerusalem..

Emily Kelly 16-Jun, 16:33 15 BBC

Israeli police have shot dead three Palestinians after a deadly knife attack outside the Old City of Jerusalem, in which a policewoman...


Despair and death

Despair and death..

Mia Mason 16-Jun, 14:30 24 BBC

As the battle to retake the last districts of Mosul from IS control enters its final stages, the UN says as many as 100,000 civilians are...


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