Displaced Afghans had already been "forgotten" by the international community before they began arriving in Europe en masse last year, U.N. refugee chief Filippo Grandi said on Saturday in Iran.
QAMISHLI, Syria - Three people were killed in northeast Syria on Sunday when a suicide bomber attacked an event commemorating the massacre of Christians more than a century ago, state media and a security source said.
Turkish police fired tear gas, water cannon and rubber bullets late Saturday to disperse hundreds of people protesting after Islamists attacked Radiohead fans for attending an album launch during Ramadan.
Aid workers scrambled Sunday to cope with a massive influx of Iraqi civilians who fled Fallujah after government forces retook much of the city from the Islamic State group.
The Russian military on Sunday rejected the Pentagon's accusations that it had deliberately targeted U.S.-backed Syrian opposition forces, arguing the U.S. had failed to warn about their locations.
Iraqi forces hunted down holdout jihadists in Fallujah Saturday after retaking the city center and trained their sights on Mosul, the Islamic State's last remaining major hub in the country.
Islamic State group jihadists have launched a wave of suicide and car bombings to defend a besieged stronghold in northern Syria against U.S.-backed fighters, a monitor said on Saturday.
A man hugs his son after his release with other pro-government fighters in a prisoner swap between pro-government forces and Houthis in Taiz in central Yemen, Saturday, June 18.
British rock group Radiohead on Saturday condemned "violent intolerance" after Islamists brutally attacked customers at an Istanbul record store attending an album release party, angered that the event coincided with Ramadan.
The Palestinians said Friday they have started negotiations with Egypt to determine the boundaries of their undersea territory as a first step to determining the sea borders of a Palestinian state.