Former jihadis also say the group is also suffering from a loss of revenue as it loses territory, and specifically, oil fields
The EU is 'considering threatening Russia with sanctions' over the bombardment of besieged Aleppo
If it follows normal navigation rules, 'the most powerful Russian naval task force to sail in northern Europe since 2014' will pass through the British side of the Channel - hours after Theresa May demanded 'a robust stance in the face of Russian aggression'
'At this time there is no reporting of downed coalition aircraft of any kind' CENTCOM say
Reconstructed after the civil war, the army is the only totally non-sectarian force in the country. It’s also the only institution that still works. Without it, conflict may yet have reignited
'We will find measures in our toolbox that will have a painful impact, particularly in terms of America’s positioning in the world'
US support for Kurdish troops in the fight against Isis in Syria and Iraq is a major source of tension between the two allies
Warships carrying fighter bombers will pass the UK on their way to the Syrian coast at the same time as three-day-long humanitarian truce in besieged city takes hold
Aircraft carrier transporting fighter jets, combat helicopters and cruise missiles to Syria
The use of drones operated from thousands of miles away using unverifiable intelligence gives rise to intense moral questions that have only barely begun to be considered
Around 90 per cent of the appeals against 'subsidiary protection' orders have been successful
Iraqi forces consolidate gains made in first two days of fighting as France calls for emergency meetings in Paris on how to defeat group once and for all
Promised break in bombing rings hollow for many amid last 24 hours of bloodshed and is ‘not enough’ to evacuate those in need of help, aid groups warn
'If this proxy war continues, let me be clear, America and Russia will come to a point of war'
'Millions of refugees are homeless, hundreds of thousands of others are starved, under siege, they are human beings who are suffering a small holocaust'
Kurdish Peshmerga forces reported clearing seven villages of Isis militants despite suicide bomb attacks after long-awaited offensive to retake Iraqi city of Mosul announced