A child displaced from Deir Al Zor pushes a young boy on a wheelchair in Al Hol camp in Al Hasakeh on Saturday. Agence France-Presse
US President Donald Trump showed off maps that illustrate the dramatic shrinking of territory held by the militant group in the period from his election in 2016 and now.
Syrian Kurds on Saturday repatriated 25 women and children from Iraq’s Yazidi minority after freeing them during the final push against the Daesh group, a local official said.
Clashes with guards, violent factional quarrels and a new strain of ultra-extremism -- the Daesh group’s territorial “caliphate” may be defeated, but a camp in eastern Syria is emerging as a fresh extremist powder keg. Dislodged in a final offensive by a Kurdish-led ground force and coalition air strikes,
Twelve people died after a boat carrying migrants sank off southwestern Turkey on Monday, the coastguard said.
The head of Libya’s UN-supported government on Sunday proposed holding nationwide elections to end the war in the North African country, as the forces of the rival military commander Khalifa Haftar continue their two-month-long battle to take the capital, Tripoli.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday accepted an unusual demand to live stream her meeting with representatives from Bengal’s medical colleges after the striking junior doctors made this a pre-condition to meet the chief minister at the state secretariat.