Civilians are used as human shields by jihadists in both Aleppo and Mosul, and more in our global news round-up.
Iraqi Coalition Advances on Mosul; Putin Says US-Russia Relations Sacrificed for Political Campaigns
Iraqi, Kurdish and American forces are advancing on Mosul from various directions, and more in our global news round-up.
Samantha Power and others accused Russia of barbarism and war crimes before walking out of the emergency UN meeting they convened, and more in our round-up.
The US has deployed HIMARS rocket artillery and troops in Turkey near the Syrian border and, in the last week, has launched rocket attacks into northern Syria.
Hillary Clinton is a tried and true hawk with a foreign policy approach that has more in common with President Bush than President Obama.
Analysts describe deals struck by Turkey and Russia, and by Turkey and Iran, that could be game changers in Syria, and more in our foreign policy roundup.
Russian strategic bombers arrived at an Iranian air base this week and began flying airstrike missions in Syria from the base, and more in our global news round-up.
News that US ground forces are now fighting in Libya means the US is now involved in at least four active wars.
While the Obama Administration is sending troops to Iraq for a new war, the Iraq War of 2003 has been revisited in the UK in an exhaustive report.