The Middle East
It’s been two decades since a US-led coalition invaded Iraq. Five young people born around the time of the invasion speak to VICE World News about growing up in the shadow of war.
The silos collapsed as people were due to commemorate victims on the two-year anniversary of the blast.
The country’s media is pointing the finger of blame at Israel after the Revolutionary Guards member was killed in broad daylight.
“Whoever raises a hand to an Israeli civilian or IDF soldier will pay the price,” said Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett.
Lebanese voters reacted to a huge array of problems – including an energy crisis, corruption, dizzying poverty levels and the Beirut port blast.
Video footage showed Israeli forces striking pallbearers with batons ahead of the Al Jazeera journalist's funeral in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem.
The Al Jazeera journalist was shot in the head while reporting in the West Bank. Her death has ignited a chorus of global condemnation.
Shireen Abu Akleh, a Palestinian and US citizen, was shot in the occupied West Bank. Al Jazeera said she had been shot by Israeli forces despite wearing a press vest.
Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi led the shell of what remained of ISIS. Intelligence sources say he was the architect of the terror group's systematic targeting of the Yazidis.
Fighting has spilled into a seventh day despite claims by the Kurdish authorities that they had taken back control after a jailbreak.