Move comes after Moscow threatens US-led coalition planes in Syrian-controlled airspace will be treated as potential 'targets'
Residents of historic Old City are being sealed into their homes to stop them fleeing as last 300 militants fight to the death for what was once Isis’s biggest stronghold
Communication channel between Washington and Moscow to be suspended immediately
Direct funding, food, fuel and medical supplies allegedly provided by Israeli state to keep Isis and Iranian-allied forces in neighbouring civil war at bay
'We came from Syria to be safe here, and now we’re dying here,' says Omar Alhajali
Russian President heralds 'common history' with former Soviet state and says he 'hopes this period in life and history of Ukraine and Ukrainian people will come to an end'
'He survived Assad, he survived the war, only to be killed in a tower block in London'
UN warns defeat of Isis must not come at ‘expense of civilians’ trapped under group’s control
Human rights groups warn indiscriminate bombing of densely populated areas and use of heavy ordinance could amount to war crimes
Jihadi militants who killed 17 in Iranian capital in twin suicide bombings fought in ‘caliphate’ before returning to carry out terror strikes
Syrian government-allied militia threatens retaliation after two direct US strikes and downing of drone as tensions grow over control of southern Syria’s border with Iraq
The bloody battle for Mosul has tempered any thoughts of an imminent victory in Raqqa if Isis decides to defend the city
Revelation could undermine Israel's decades-long policy of nuclear ambiguity
Finding, sharing and refining recipes from home is what Itab Azzam and Dina Mousawi live for, for them it's a way of reconnecting to their homes after fleeing from war and fighting back with the only weapons they have: pots and pans
Vast majority of incidents in Mosul, as UN raises alarm about potential war crimes
The former vice presidential candidate says that Trump is surrounded by science deniers