The Kurdish YPG were hailed heroes in the fight against Islamic State. But one Brit who fought alongside them says that Turkey's crackdown on Kurdish separatists will put their entire mission at risk.
Turkey denies claims it shelled Kurdish fighter positions in a village in northern Syria, as Ankara continues its campaign against so-called Islamic State and Kurdish militants.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad admits his forces are suffering from a "shortfall in human capacity" as Turkey launches airstrikes against the Islamic State group.
At least 28 people, mostly students, are killed in a suicide bomb attack on a town near Turkey's border with Syria.
Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn explains why he described the Islamist militant organisations Hamas and Hezbollah as "friends" and says he does not agree with them.
A deal on Iran's nuclear programme would be a historic event - but it could come at the expense of angering some of the US's staunchest allies.
The number of refugees fleeing Syria has topped 4 million, according to the UN refugee agency, in what has been described as the world's biggest refugee crisis.
Kurdish fighters reportedly advance to within 30 miles of the Islamic State group's stronghold of Raqqa, while pro-Assad forces battle Sunni militants on the Lebanese border.
Two of the three teenage girls from Bethnal Green who went to live in the 'Islamic State' have become jihadi brides, according to their families.