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Russia, China veto UN resolution demanding Aleppo truce

New York - Russia and China on Monday vetoed a UN Security Council resolution calling for a seven-day ceasefire in the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo.Venezuela also voted against the text, while Angola abstained. The 11 other council members voted in favor.

Draft law on settler homes passes first hurdle in Israel

Jerusalem - A controversial draft law that could lead to the legalisation of nearly 4,000 settler homes in the occupied West Bank passed a preliminary vote in Israel's parliament on Monday.

With fall of Sirte, IS down but not out in Libya

Tripoli - The fall of Sirte to pro-government forces is a significant setback for the Islamic State group in Libya, but will not spell the end of the jihadists in the strife-torn country, experts say.

With fall of Sirte, IS down but not out in Libya

Tripoli - The fall of Sirte to pro-government forces is a significant setback for the Islamic State group in Libya, but will not spell the end of the jihadists in the strife-torn country, experts say.

With fall of Sirte, IS down but not out in Libya

Tripoli - The fall of Sirte to pro-government forces is a significant setback for the Islamic State group in Libya, but will not spell the end of the jihadists in the strife-torn country, experts say.

Russian army medic 'killed in Aleppo field hospital shelling'

Moscow - A Russian army medic was killed Monday and two others seriously injured in rebel shelling of a field hospital in Syria's Aleppo, Russia's defence ministry said, blaming Western nations who support rebel fighters.

Red Cross survey shows surging acceptance of torture in conflict

Geneva - A vast Red Cross survey published Monday indicated that acceptance of torture during war has increased dramatically in recent decades, with fewer than half of people now categorically rejecting the practice.

IS loses Libya bastion in major blow to jihadists

Tripoli - Forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed government said Monday they had seized full control of Sirte from the Islamic State group, in a major blow to the jihadists who fought for months to retain their bastion.

IS loses Libya bastion in major blow to jihadists

Tripoli - Forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed government said Monday they had seized full control of Sirte from the Islamic State group, in a major blow to the jihadists who fought for months to retain their bastion.

IS loses Libya bastion in major blow to jihadists

Tripoli - Forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed government said Monday they had seized full control of Sirte from the Islamic State group, in a major blow to the jihadists who fought for months to retain their bastion.

Syria rebels rule out withdrawal from Aleppo

Birut - Syrian rebels on Monday ruled out a pullout from east Aleppo despite sweeping government advances, after Moscow announced it would hold talks with Washington on their withdrawal from the city.

Russia, US to hold talks on rebel withdrawal from Aleppo: Lavrov

Moscow - Russian and US experts will meet in the coming days to determine the routes and timing for a total rebel withdrawal from eastern Aleppo, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.

UN appeals for record $22.2 bn in global aid

Geneva - The United Nations appealed Monday for a record $22.2 billion (20.9 billion euros) to provide aid in 2017 to surging numbers of people hit by conflicts and disasters around the world.

Syria rebels reject Aleppo exit as army advances

Aleppo - Russia said Monday it would hold talks with Washington on a total rebel withdrawal from Syria's Aleppo, where the army has made sweeping advances, but opposition factions rejected any evacuation.

Syria rebels reject Aleppo exit as army advances

Aleppo - Russia said Monday it would hold talks with Washington on a total rebel withdrawal from Syria's Aleppo, where the army has made sweeping advances, but opposition factions rejected any evacuation.

Syria rebels reject Aleppo exit as army advances

Aleppo - Russia said Monday it would hold talks with Washington on a total rebel withdrawal from Syria's Aleppo, where the army has made sweeping advances, but opposition factions rejected any evacuation.

In Aleppo, dreaming of home but finding only rubble

Aleppo - Kafa Jawish hadn't slept in days, daydreaming of seeing her home in east Aleppo for the first time in four years, but when she arrived she found little more than rubble.

First buses take Aleppo residents back to abandoned homes

Aleppo - For much of the past four years, taking a bus between the two sides of Syria's divided second city Aleppo meant an arduous, and sometimes dangerous, 10-hour road trip.

Raids kill dozens in Syria's Idlib, army advances in Aleppo

Idlib - Suspected Russian air strikes killed at least 46 people in opposition-held parts of Syria Sunday, a monitor said, as government forces advanced in fierce clashes with rebels in east Aleppo.

Raids kill dozens in Syria's Idlib, army advances in Aleppo

Idlib - Suspected Russian air strikes killed at least 46 people in opposition-held parts of Syria Sunday, a monitor said, as government forces advanced in fierce clashes with rebels in east Aleppo.

Raids kill dozens in Syria's Idlib, army advances in Aleppo

Idlib - Suspected Russian air strikes killed at least 46 people in opposition-held parts of Syria Sunday, a monitor said, as government forces advanced in fierce clashes with rebels in east Aleppo.

Secret weddings and phone calls in Mosul under IS

- To celebrate her wedding in Mosul, Shaimaa covered herself in black to hide her dress and make-up from the jihadists on her way to the groom's house.

Fierce fighting in Syria's Aleppo as army advances

Aleppo - Fierce fighting shook east Aleppo on Sunday as Syrian government forces pressed an assault that has seen them retake control of more than half of the former rebel stronghold.

Fierce fighting in Syria's Aleppo as army advances

Aleppo - Fierce fighting shook east Aleppo on Sunday as Syrian government forces pressed an assault that has seen them retake control of more than half of the former rebel stronghold.

Fierce fighting in Syria's Aleppo as army advances

Aleppo - Fierce fighting shook east Aleppo on Sunday as Syrian government forces pressed an assault that has seen them retake control of more than half of the former rebel stronghold.

Syrian army advances in Aleppo as civilians flee

Aleppo - Syria's army advanced in east Aleppo Saturday in a devastating assault that has placed it in control of more than half the former rebel stronghold and sparked a civilian exodus.

Nations set to approve heritage protection fund

Abu Dhabi - Representatives of around 40 countries are expected to approve on Saturday establishing a fund to protect heritage sites in conflict-ravaged areas and a network of safe havens for endangered artworks.

600,000 risk losing water in war-scarred Ukraine

Kiev - International monitors warned on Friday that around 600,000 impoverished people could be left without water or heat in war-scarred eastern Ukraine this winter.

Race against time as nearly 20,000 children flee Aleppo: UN

Geneva - Nearly 20,000 children have fled their homes in battered east Aleppo in recent days, the UN said Friday, warning that time is running out to provide them with the help they desperately need.

Aleppo family reunited after months separated by war

Afrine - Jomaa al-Qassem fell to his knees and burst into tears on the muddy floor outside a reception point for Syrians pouring out of war-ravaged eastern Aleppo.
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