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Daesh snipers have shot dead at least 15 children fleeing a militant-held neighborhood in Mosul which is besieged by the Iraqi army as part of a massive offensive to retake the city, a security source says.

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said in a press release on Sunday that nearly 500,000 children are currently living in besieged areas in war torn Syria without any access to humanitarian aid.

 With winter approaching and temperatures falling, the United Nations refugee agency is preparing to open more camps and increase life-saving assistance to support the nearly 15 million people displaced by fighting in Iraq and Syria.

The Daesh Takfiri terrorist group has used chemical weapons in at least 52 incidents since 2014 in Iraq and Syria and it may resort to such warfare to slow the Iraqi forces in Mosul, says a UK-based conflict monitoring group.

 400 Palestinian children, other than those who entered youth stage during their stay in Israeli jails, are still in prison .

The Syrian Air Force carried out a number of combat sorties over the positions and bases of Jeish al-Fatah terrorist coalition in at least nine different positions in the province of Idlib and Hama, inflicting major losses on the militants.

US armed forces and the CIA may have committed war crimes by torturing detainees in Afghanistan, the International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor said in a report, raising the possibility that American citizens could be indicted even though the US has not joined the global court.

Kim Sharif, Yemeni activist based in the UK slammed Saudi government for committing genocide in Yemen and claimed that the Israelis footprint is spotted in Saudi’s war rooms.

Bahrainis have taken to the streets in several villages and towns in support of senior Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim.

The Rohingya Observatory for Human Rights said at least 23,000 Muslim families are now living without shelter after they have been displaced from their homes since October 9.


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