Three suspected IS suicide bombers killed 44 people in at Istanbul's main airport

Turkish police detain 11 more suspects over attack

01 Jul Turkish police detained 11 foreigners suspected of being members of a cell of the so-called Islamic State linked to the suicide bombers who staged the attack this week at Istanbul's main airport.

The Iraqi government claimed victory over Islamic State in Fallujah more than a week ago but fighting continued inside the city

Remaining Fallujah districts held by IS retaken

26 Jun Iraqi forces have said they have recaptured the last remaining district held by so-called Islamic State militants in the city of Fallujah and the general commanding the operation declared the battle complete.

Somali security offciers take positions as they fight attackers in front of the hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia

At least 15 die in Mogadishu hotel attack

25 Jun Somalia's al Shabaab Islamist group launched a suicide bomb attack on a hotel in the centre of Mogadishu today before militant fighters stormed the building, a police officer said.

Fighters on the Syrian border with Jordan

At least 47 killed in Syrian air strikes

25 Jun Russian and regime air strikes killed 47 people, most of them civilians, and wounded dozens more today in a jihadist-held town in eastern Syria, a monitor said.

A man passes by a graffiti reading 'Peace for the people' in Cali, Colombia

FARC and Colombia to sign definitive ceasefire

23 Jun United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro have arrived in Havana ahead of the signing of an historic agreement between Colombia's government and leftist FARC rebels.

60,000 people have been forced from their homes in the area over the past month

UN urges allies to aid civilians who fled Fallujah

22 Jun The UN Security Council has urged the international community to live up to its "moral and political obligation" to aid Iraqi civilians who fled an operation against the so-called Islamic State in Fallujah.

Commissioner General of UNRWA Pierre Krähenbühl (L) is pictured with Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon (Pic: UN)

UN defends aid distribution in Syria

19 Jun The United Nations agency dealing with Palestinian refugees in the Middle East has responded to criticisms by the Beirut-based Syria Campaign that the UN is giving the Syrian Government an "effective veto" over the distribution of humanitarian aid in Syria.

Iraq launched a major operation on 23 May to retake Fallujah

Iraqi PM declares victory over IS in Fallujah

18 Jun Iraqi forces entered the centre of Fallujah, the Iraqi city longest held by the so-called Islamic State, nearly four weeks after the start of a US-backed offensive that cleared out the tens of thousands of residents still there.