Crowds gathered in Turkey’s capital Ankara on Sunday to mourn the victims of a bombing at a peace rally that killed at least 95 people and injured nearly 300 others.
At least 95 people were killed after suspected suicide bombers targeted a peace rally organized by pro-Kurdish groups in the country’s capital.
VICE News followed Ismael, a 25-year-old Syrian refugee, after he arrived in Germany following a long and perilous journey. How is the European country dealing with the massive influx of foreigners fleeing war?
Around 30,000 children in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province have been effected by the closures, according to a local official. Nangarhar has seen a major rise in IS-linked activity since January.
Members of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democracy Party attempted to reach Cizre after a police and military crackdown on the town. They were stopped in the early hours of Thursday morning.
The dead and injured were from a camp for Afghans displaced by 14 years of war which was located next to the gas terminal.
The jihadists detonated explosives in the 2000-year-old Baal Shamin temple, causing significant damage to its interior and collapsing some of its columns.
At least 29 people were injured when a vehicle laden with explosives detonated in Egypt's capital early on Thursday. Six police officers were among the wounded.
Pictures circulated on IS-linked social media accounts appear to show Khaled al-Asaad's bloodied body tied to a post in the middle of a road, with a sign on the corpse describing him as an "apostate."
One police officer was slightly injured in the assault and authorities are still hunting for at least one other suspect. Grenades, guns, and ammunition were also recovered at the scene.
Amnesty International says Saudi-led coalition airstrikes and fighting between Houthi rebels and pro-government groups in two southern Yemeni cities have killed more than 200 civilians, including dozens of children.
At least 300 others were injured in the attacks, which targeted a crowded marketplace in Douma, a suburb around seven miles from Damascus.
It's not known whether Monday's attack on the US consulate in Istanbul and a car bomb at a police station elsewhere in the city are linked. Separate attacks in the southeast killed five people.
VICE News visited the southeastern Turkish town of Cizre, where a cycle of airstrikes and renewed attacks on Turkish troops threaten a return to a 30-year struggle that claimed more than 40,000 lives.
The family of deceased Taliban head Mullah Omar and some of the group's commanders released a statement saying that they have not endorsed Mullah Akhtar Mansoor to head the Taliban.
VICE News visited the Turkish border to meet relatives of YPG members killed fighting the Islamic State. It's thought the sudden refusal to let 13 bodies enter Turkey is a political move.
The Taliban distanced itself from ongoing peace talks with the Afghan government Thursday, amid reports that it has named a successor to deceased leader Mullah Omar.
American and allied aircraft will now be able to launch attacks on IS from southern Turkey, while Turkey's own jets have already begun to pound Kurdish militants in Iraq and Turkey.
All member states expressed "strong support" for Turkey at an emergency meeting in Brussels, as Ankara pursues a two-pronged strategy targeting IS, and Kurdish groups that are allies in the anti-IS fight.
VICE News witnessed violence in Istanbul as Kurdish fighters in Syria accused Turkish troops of shelling their positions during a weekend which dented chances of peace with Turkey's own Kurdish population.