And injured man and boy in Dhamar province, Yemen, are treated in hospital following a rocket attack on a village. At least 25 people were killed in the strike which villagers said was probably carried out by Saudi-led coalition jets. Photograph: Reuters

Three brothers preparing to get married were killed in a rocket attack alongside at least 22 other people in southwest Yemen on Thursday, residents re(...)

Kunduz Hospital: Two days before the second  attack, Russian aircraft bombed targets in Syria. The US claimed irresponsible targeting had resulted in civilians being killed.

Asked on Monday whether the US had decided to reject referral of the bombing of the hospital at Kunduz to the International Criminal Court (ICC), Stat(...)

 General John Campbell testifies before the Senate armed services committee in Washington, DC. The commander said the MSF hospital was “mistakenly struck” by US forces. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

US special forces, rather than their Afghan allies, called in the deadly air strike on the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in Kunduz, the U(...)

The Al Qasr hotel after it was hit by rockets in Aden, Yemen. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters

Islamic State suicide bombers killed 22 people in attacks on Yemen’s government and its Gulf Arab coalition ally in the port city of Aden and on a Hou(...)

Local residents receive food distributed by police as Afghan security forces tried to regain control of the city of Kunduz, Afghanistan, on Sunday.  Photograph: Jawed Kargar/EPA

The general ultimately responsible for Saturday’s US air strike on a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital said yesterday Afghan forces attempting t(...)

 An Iranian hugs her mother upon her arrival back  in Tehran, Iran, after performing the hajj in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Photograph: Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA

Iran’s death toll from the Saudi hajj disaster has nearly doubled to 464 pilgrims killed, state media reported today - a development that is likely to(...)

A Saudi-led Arab coalition that has air supremacy over Yemen has strongly denied any role in the wedding party carnage, and a coalition spokesman suggested that local militias may have fired the projectiles. Photograph: Faisal Al Nasser/Reuters

The death toll from an air strike on a wedding party in Yemen has jumped to 131, medics said on Tuesday, in one of the deadliest attacks on civilians (...)

A Saudi-led air strike in Yemen’s capital Sanaa this month. An Arab coalition has been pounding the Iran-allied Houthi militia in Yemen from the air for six months. Photograph: Reuters/Khaled Abdullah

Air strikes by helicopters from a Saudi-led alliance killed 25 civilians in a Yemeni village on Sunday, residents and medics said, adding that most of(...)

Iranian women chant slogans at an anti-Saudi protest rally: they were among thousands of worshippers have marched in Tehran after Friday prayers to denounce the “incompetency” of Saudi Arabia’s handling the hajj. Photograph: Vahid Salemi/AP

The human crush that killed more than 700 pilgrims near Mecca echoed across the Muslim world on Friday as countries from Africa, Asia and Europe claim(...)

 Bundeswehr  snipers with Heckler & Koch G36 assault rifles, the   weapon of choice for German soldiers, Mexican drug barons and Islamic State terrorists. Photograph: Reuters

When Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives in Brussels for today’s emergency summit, the German leader will press her European colleagues to tackle the con(...)