A small town resisting ISIL attacks is defending itself rather than fleeing. After six weeks, the civilians there are still holding out. The Iraqi army has largely abandoned them, and most other resistance groups are focused in the Kurdish regions and around Baghdad.
Israel has, once again, invaded the Gaza Strip, incurring over 1000 Palestinian casualties. However international politicians are being too soft on Israel, which some see as wrong. And they are making sure their voices are heard.
Journalists risk their lives reporting on conflicts around the world.
Ukraine has seen months of protests, violent takeovers and governmental changes.