At least seven people have been killed in an attack on an American university in Kabul.
Turkey has launched a major attack to try and take the Islamic State-held Jarablus, a border town in northern Syria.
A dozen Turkish tanks have rolled across the Syrian border after heavy Turkish shelling of an area held Islamic State.

UN slams Iraqi executions

The UN says 36 men hanged in Iraq for a sectarian mass killing of soldiers were denied proper legal defence and their executions were "fuelled by vengeance".

Syria Kurds win battle with govt

A ceasefire has ended a week of fighting between Syrian Kurdish forces and the government, with the Kurds taking near complete control of Hasaka city.
Violent protests have taken place in the West Bank city of Nablus over the death of a Palestinian detainee after he was seized by Palestinian security forces.
British-Australian man Scott Richards has been released on bail in Dubai over a charge related to his charity advocacy.
Soldiers from the Kurdish YPG have launched a major assault in a bid to seize the northeastern Syrian city of Hasaka.
Turkey on Tuesday ordered residents to evacuate a Turkish border town that lies opposite the Syrian town of Jarabulus controlled by Islamic State (IS) jihadists,...
Private data of hundreds of innocent people has been exposed on WikiLeaks site, according to The Associated Press.
Errant fire that struck inside Israel from fighting among factions is Syria has prompted an Israeli air strike on a weapons launcher.
A young boy wearing a suicide explosive vest who was sent to blow up a Shi'ite mosque in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk has been captured by Kurdish forces.
Amnesty International says confessions were extorted under torture from men convicted and later hanged over a mass killing of soldiers.
A British demining contractor working in the Iraqi city of Ramadi has been killed while defusing an explosive device.
Iran's foreign ministry spokesman says Russia will stop using Iranian air base for Syria airstrikes for the time being.

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