Wounded and other civilians boarded ambulances and buses as an operation to evacuate thousands of residents from the last rebel-held enclave of east Aleppo got underway on Thursday. The first 1,000 civilians, including 300 children and 28 injured, have been evacuated to Idlib, a rebel stronghold in
Kuwait is urging the UN Security Council to condemn Israel's use of force against Palestinian civilians "in the strongest terms," especially in the Gaza Strip where more than 110 Palestinians have been killed during Hamas-led protests
The U.N. Human Rights Council has voted to set up a commission of inquiry to look into a deadly crackdown on protesters in Gaza by Israeli forces
Fearing further bloodshed, Burundi faces Thursday vote to extend president's power
UN rights chief says Burundi attack 'dangerous development' ahead of Thursday's referendum
58 Palestinians have been killed in mass protests on the Gaza border, as Israel and the U.S. hold a festive inauguration ceremony for the new U.S. Embassy in contested Jerusalem
The Gaza Health Ministry says the Palestinian death toll in Gaza border protests has risen to 58, including 57 people killed by Israeli army fire and a baby who died from tear gas inhalation.
The United Nations' top human rights official is calling on Turkey's government to lift the country's state of emergency immediately, arguing that harsh penalties for dissent are hard to reconcile with "credible elections."
East Aleppo has fallen and military activities there have stopped, according to Russia's United Nations ambassador. “The Syrian government has re-established control over east Aleppo,” Vitaly Churkin told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday. Residents of eastern Aleppo told ABC News that it is