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IS gunmen target civilians fleeing Mosul by night

Islamic State gunmen are opening fire on men, women and children as they try to flee Mosul under cover of darkness, civilians who escaped the besieged Iraqi city said on Friday.

Child victims of Mosul battle fill emergency hospital

The 9-year-old Iraqi boy was playing football on a patch of wasteground during a lull in the battle for Mosul when a mortar round fired by Islamic State militants landed nearby. It sprayed shrapnel into his lower legs and virtually severed them.

Iraqi forces try to bring civilians out of west Mosul, US pledges more support

Iraqi government forces attempted to evacuate civilians from Mosul`s Islamic State-held Old City on Tuesday so that troops could clear the area, but militant snipers hampered the effort, Iraqi officers said.

IS mortars kill 9 civilians in Mosul

At least nine civilians were killed and another 17 wounded on Saturday after the Islamic State jihadist group shelled mortars at two neighbourhoods east of the Iraqi city of Mosul.

Fierce fighting, bombardment shake Syria's Aleppo, seven civilians dead

Fierce fighting shook Syria's Aleppo today, killing at least seven people, as sources said a deal for the evacuation of civilians and fighters from remaining rebel-held areas was on hold.

Injured in Pakistan firing, 14-month-old girl battling for life

Undergoing treatment for severe neck, spinal and abdominal injuries at a hospital here, 14-month-old Pari is a testimony of the "barbarism" unleashed by the Pakistan Rangers on unarmed civilians on the Indian side.

Efforts on to bring stranded Indian jawan back from PoK: Manohar Parrikar

Efforts on to bring stranded Indian jawan back from PoK: Manohar Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday asserted that efforts are on to bring back the stranded Indian jawan from Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) and said the Centre has activated the procedure which takes place at the Director General Military Operations (DGMO) level.

Afghan civilian casualties at record high in first half of 2016: UN

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan touched a record high in the first half of 2016, the UN with children in particular paying a heavy price as insurgent groups step up fighting.

Suspected US coalition strikes kill 56 civilians in IS-held Syrian city: Monitor

At least 56 civilians were killed on Tuesday in air strikes north of the besieged Islamic State-held city of Manbij in northern Syria, and residents said they believed the attack was carried out by US-led warplanes, a monitoring group said.

Suspected Russian raids kill 29 civilians in Syria: Monitor

At least 29 civilians were killed in air strikes suspected to have been carried by Russian warplanes on a village in eastern Syria on Saturday, a monitoring group said.

Regime bombardment across Syria kills 56 civilians

The monitor said it was likely the US-led coalition had conducted the strikes, which targeted a school that the group had taken over as a base.

3 policemen, 4 civilians hurt as bomb goes off in Egypt

At least three policemen and four civilians were injured today when a roadside bomb went off in Egypt's restive North Sinai Governorate.

Eight civilians killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen

At least eight civilians were killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen's southern province of Taiz on Thursday, medics and witnesses said.

Two civilians injured in suspected blast along LoC in Poonch

Two civilians were injured in a suspected blast on a track along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday night.

DNA: Repeated ceasefire violation by Pakistan triggers panic among residents

A day after an army jawan was injured in ceasefire violations from across the border, Pakistani troops once again resorted to firing on Indian positions in the frontier district of Poonch on Sunday.

Yemen coalition air raid kills 31, including 17 civilians: Medics

An air strike Sunday by a Saudi-led coalition hit a factory in northern Yemen killing 17 civilians and 14 Huthi rebels stationed nearby, medics and witnesses said.

IS kidnaps 230 civilians in central Syria: Monitor

The Islamic State group has abducted 230 civilians, including at least 60 Christians, in a central Syrian town hours after it captured it, a monitoring group said on Friday.

Terrorist arrested in J&K's Udhampur is from Pakistan

A terrorist from Pakistan was caught alive in Jammu's Udhampur area while one got killed by BSF during the encounter.

Yemen rebel fire kills civilians as Aden battle rages

At least 57 civilians were killed on Sunday when Shiite rebels bombarded Yemen`s second city Aden, where Saudi-backed pro-government forces have made gains against the insurgents, a health official said.

43 civilians killed in rebel bombing of Yemen`s Aden: Official

At least 43 civilians were killed Sunday in rebel bombing of Yemen`s second city of Aden, where Saudi-backed pro-government forces have advanced against the Shiite insurgents, a health official said.