The U.S.-led campaign to retake Mosul will be one of the largest urban warfare operations in recent history. ISIS, meanwhile, is reportedly beginning wholesale executions ■ Part 2
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Strikes carried out by Syrian or Russian warplanes on village in rebel-held Idlib province, rescue workers and monitoring group say.
'The concern is that the carrier group can be used as a platform for increased air strikes against civilians in Aleppo,' Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says.
On the ninth day of the offensive, Iraqi forces and allies fight their way toward the city's limits, in the early stages of an assault which could become the decade's biggest military operation in Iraq.
The UN has been unable to access east Aleppo since July, when Syrian government and allied forces put the eastern part of the city under siege.
Jordan is an ultra-conservative society where female participation in the work force lies far below the regional average. But thanks to a new initiative, women are shattering gender stereotypes - and helping the economy at the same time.
Iran's president cites candidate's behavior in presidential debates as proof that there is 'no morality in that country.'
After meeting with U.S. defense secretary in Baghdad, Iraq's prime minister rejects Turkish participation in campaign to oust Islamic State from stronghold.
Protest leaders are calling on the Jordanian public to turn off the lights in their homes for an hour in objection to an agreement to import gas from what they call 'occupied territory.'
It is not yet clear whether Ankara has requested the diplomats be extradited by German authorities.