As the regular army intensifies its attacks on Aleppo, it is targeting Syrian media and news providers with one journalist killed and two media destroyed by shelling. At the same time, Reporters Without Borders has noted a marked increased in abductions of Syrian news providers by armed groups since the start of November.

Iraq: the world’s forgotten war. Baghdad is a city afraid of itself. Yet despite 30 deaths a day, bombs and sectarian strife, the world no longer listens