This photo provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Ariha Today, which has been authenticated, shows Syrian civil defence workers standing on the rubble of a destroyed building that was damaged after a government warplane crashed in the centre of the town of Ariha on Monday. Photograph: Ariha Today via AP. 1:55

At least 27 people were killed and dozens injured when a Syrian army fighter jet crashed into a busy marketplace in the rebel-held northwestern town o(...)

The site of the bombing on Sunday, August 2nd. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants killed two soldiers and wounded 31 in a suicide attack overnight in eastern Turkey, the army said on Sunday, a(...)

Aida cries as she recovers from severe injuries sustained during a Syrian military bombardment of her home, in the northern city of Idlib. Her husband and two children were killed in the attack. Photograph: Rodrigo Abd/AP

The war in Syria is in its fifth year and it is estimated that 230,000 people have died in the conflict. This book is an eloquent, gripping and har(...)

A man  building  a shelter in the migrant camp  in Calais, France. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

The landscapes of emigration, migration, exile and return are complex ones of loss, enrichment, suffering and enduring hope. Every time I hear about t(...)

A fire  started by striking French ferry workers caused further delays to traffic on the French side. Photograph: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images

British prime minister David Cameron has pledged additional resources to deal with the migrant crisis at Calais, but warned that disruptions to trav(...)

Gráinne O’Hara: ‘The type of work I do is very, very compelling.’ Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The decision to seek asylum in a foreign country is almost always a last resort. Most people are keen to stay as close to home as possible, remain (...)

A ruined street in the al-Katerji district of Aleppo, Syria. Photograph: Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters

For four years, Sami lived with the daily sound of mortars rattling his fourth floor apartment in Damascus. “Every day, every hour, people were dying(...)

Migrants who managed to pass the police block on the Eurotunnel site race towards the boarding docks in Coquelles near Calais, northern France, on Wednesday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Illegal immigrants attempting to enter Britain will be returned to their home countries, prime minister David Cameron said yesterday, as migrants cont(...)

One of the shops in the migrant camp known as the new Jungle in Calais, France. Photograph: PA

The situation in Calais, with thousands of people attempting to enter Britain through the Channel Tunnel, is the latest manifestation of the migration(...)

There are two sides to Omar Souleyman. Home in Syria, he’s the wedding singer, the dude who turns up to perform at a couple’s big day and leaves be(...)