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Smoke rises after an air strike during fighting between members of the Syrian Democratic Forces and Islamic State militants in Raqqa, Syria, on August 20th. Photograph: Zohra Bensemra/Reuters

A US-led coalition campaign to oust Islamic State from Raqqa in Syria has killed hundreds of civilians, Amnesty International said on Thursday. The r(...)

Syrian-Kurdish women carry the coffin of a female fighter in Syria’s northeastern city of Qamishli  during the funeral of 16 fighters killed battling Islamic State in Manbij. The deadly US strike took place during a battle for the city. Photograph: Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images

The US military has opened a formal investigation into a July 19th air strike in northern Syria that local and outside observers consider the deadlies(...)

Nicky Butt, Paul Scholes and Phil Neville could yet become part of Louis van Gaal’s staff at Manchester United.

Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt and Phil Neville could yet become part of Louis van Gaal’s staff at Manchester United, with the decision on their futures pos(...)

 Louis van Gaal poses with  fans  prior to the departure of the Dutch national soccer team to Portugal for a pre-World Cup training camp.

New Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has set his sights on winning the title in his first season. The current Netherlands national boss has si(...)

Bayern Munich manager Louis Van Gaal looks on prior to the Champions League quarter-final second leg tie against Manchester United at Old Trafford on April 7th, 2010. Photograph: Getty Images

Manchester United expect Louis van Gaal to win the Premier League title next season and have given their new manager a €184 million transfer fund to r(...)

  Paul Scholes has been added to Ryan Giggs’s backroom staff at Manchester United. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Paul Scholes has been added to Ryan Giggs’s backroom staff at Manchester United, with the 39-year-old helping run Wednesday morning’s training (...)

Manchester United’s David de Gea in action during the Premier League clash against Hull City at the KC Stadium on St Stephen’s Day. Photo: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

David Moyes believes that David de Gea’s performances in goal have made him as valuable to Manchester United as Wayne Rooney or Robin van Persie. De G(...)

Phil Neville: Appointed first-team coach at  Manchester United.

Phil Neville has been appointed first-team coach by Manchester United following talks with the new manager, David Moyes, yesterday. The former Old Tra(...)

 David Moyes (right) and Phil Neville in their days at Everton. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Manchester United have confirmed that Ryan Giggs is to take up a player-coaching role next season.It was already established Phil Neville is to become(...)