955 civilians killed in Aleppo fight in three months, monitor says

At least 955 civilians, including 219 children, have been killed in fighting in Syria's northern city of Aleppo over the past three months, a monitoring group reported Friday.

Turkey denies its guards killed eight Syrians trying to cross border

Turkey on Sunday denied reports from a monitoring group that its guards had killed eight Syrian civilians, including two women and four children, while they were trying to cross the Turkish border...

Watchdog: Turkish guards kill eight Syrians trying to cross border

Turkish guards have killed eight Syrian civilians, including four children, while they were trying to cross the Turkish border from their war-torn country, a monitoring group reported on Sunday....

At least 27 dead in air raids on rebel-held northern Syria: watchdog

At least 27 civilians were killed on Sunday in a series of airstrikes by unidentified jets on the rebel-held northwestern Syrian city of Idlib and a nearby town, a monitoring group reported.

At least 40 civilians killed in attacks in Aleppo, monitor group says

At least 40 civilians were killed on Sunday in tit-for-tat attacks by Syrian regime forces and rebels in the northern city of Aleppo, a monitoring group reported.

At least 28 killed in airstrikes in rebel-held areas in Syria

At least 28 civilians were killed on Friday in a series of airstrikes targeting rebel-held areas in Syria's northern city of Aleppo, a monitoring group reported.

Bombings against civilians kill 148 in government-held coastal Syria

An estimated 148 people were killed Monday as multiple explosions struck civilian targets in two usually peaceful cities on Syria's government-held Mediterranean coast, the Syrian Observatory for...

Three killed as rebels again shell western Aleppo, watchdog says

Three civilians were killed when rebels shelled government-held areas of Aleppo city in northern Syria on Sunday, a monitoring group said.

Four civilians injured in renewed Israeli airstrike on Gaza

A 65-year-old Palestinian man and three children were injured early Thursday in an Israeli airstrike, said Gaza Strip Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qedra.

Belgrade: 3 wartime policemen get 35 years for killing Croatian civilians in 1991

Three wartime policemen from Beli Manastir, eastern Croatia, have been sentenced to a total of 35 years in prison for their roles in the killing of at least six Croatian civilians in Beli Manastir...

At least 15 civilians killed in US-led coalition airstrike in Syria

At least 15 civilians were killed and 20 injured in an airstrike by the US-led coalition against Islamic State in eastern Syria, a monitoring group said on Wednesday, as Kurdish forces were set to...

Civilian casualties hit new high in Afghanistan

The United Nations says more than 11,000 civilians were killed or wounded in violence in Afghanistan in 2015, making it the worst year for civilian casualties since the organization began...

Dozens of civilians killed in Syria's Aleppo offensive

Dozens of civilians were among more than 500 people killed since the Syrian Army, backed by Russian airstrikes, started a massive offensive more than a week ago in northern Aleppo province, a...

South Sudanese troops accused of suffocating 50 civilians to death

South Sudanese government troops killed 50 civilians by keeping them in a hot container where they suffocated, a commission monitoring the ceasefire between the government and rebels said.

UN: At least 18,800 civilians killed in Iraq war since 2014

The conflict in Iraq has claimed the lives of at least 18,800 civilians and has left another 36,200 wounded since early 2014, according to a UN report that singled out Islamic State extremists for...