"Islamic State" has lost much of its Syrian territory, including its former de-facto capital, Raqqa. But it has left a trail of horror in its wake, with thousands of bodies buried in nine mass graves across the city.
Desperation and hopelessness in the midst of shelling: This is what life is like for the millions of civilians trapped in Syria's Idlib province. Mona is one of them. She shares a day in her life with DW.
Turkish police have launched a nationwide sweep against the jihadi group, netting more than 120 suspects. Memories are still raw of the 2017 New Year attack at an Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people.
Hundreds of Europeans who joined "Islamic State" abroad are in detention in northern Syria. Among them are Aicha and her four kids, who wish to return to Germany. Aicha's lawyer explains the family's predicament.
An ex-member of al-Qaida affiliate Nusra Front has been sentenced to life in prison for involvement in a 2013 massacre of regime forces. Prosecutors have sought to jail war criminals who arrived in Germany as refugees.
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