Male Libyan prisoners are being routinely raped by rival militias as a method of torture and humiliation, an investigation has revealed.
South Sudan descended into war in 2013, when president Salva Kiir accused the then prime minister Riek Machar of plotting to overthrow him.
Blast happened at a checkpoint near recently liberated Deir el-Zour where locals were awaiting passage into Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) territory.
The Kingdom said in a statement that it holds Iran responsible for the ballistic missile fired at its capital and warned it was an "act of war".
The president has mocked Kim Jong un, calling him "rocket man" during his maiden UN speech and threatening the nation with "fire and fury".
The US Africa Command vowed to continue targeting "terrorists, their training camps and safe havens throughout Somalia, the region and around the world".
Italian police have seized more than 24 million opioid tablets destined for Isis militants who were planning to sell them at a profit to finance terrorism.
Hours after the Syrian army liberated the city of Deir al-Zour from Isis, came the news that Iraqi forces had entered al-Qaim.
"I am upset by the timing of the revolutions. We told them to slow down," bin Laden is quoted as saying
Three years after its emergence, Isis has been progressively losing territories in both Syria and Iraq, leading most of its members to break ranks and abandon the group.
A six-month pregnant American teenager, who was taken to Syria against her will by her father, is set to return home to Kansas.
Children's movies and funny YouTube videos revealed among 470,000 files the CIA released on 1 November to provide more insight in the life of the terrorist and his al-Qaeda network.
Heads turned as an actor dressed as Queen Elizabeth II unveiled a Banksy plaque in Palestine to apologise for the 1917 Balfour Declaration.
Group often claims it's behind terror attacks in the West, but experts argue such claims are unsubstantiated and could just be a propaganda tool.
Opposition leader Raila Odinga has called for pickets and petitions after President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner of the re-run election that was boycotted by Odinga.
The progression of Hitler's very personal brand of anti-Semitism tells us a lot about the politics that birthed the Nazi party.
Shabazz Suleman fled north-eastern Syria after a multinational force retook Raqqa, an Isis stronghold in the country.He now wants to come back to the UK and face justice.
Coptic Christians make up about 10% of Egypt's population. Islamic extremists have targeted them on a number of occasions in recent years.
The bride wore white, the female guests wore colourful clothes, and men and women danced together as music rang out across the war-ravaged Jazra area of the city of Raqqa.
Revelations come amid an ongoing debate on how the government should deal with people who travelled to Syria and Iraq to join Isis and who are now returning home.