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  • Syrian rebels accuse government of breaking truce

    A Russia-Turkey brokered ceasefire in Syria is looking increasingly fragile as government forces bombarded rebel-held areas of Damascus for a third day. Rebel factions are warning they will respond. This comes just days before UN-sponsored talks ar

    Syrian rebels accuse government of breaking truce
    Syrian rebels accuse government of breaking truce

    A Russia-Turkey brokered ceasefire in Syria is looking increasingly fragile as government forces bombarded rebel-held areas of Damascus for a third day. Rebel factions are warning they will respond. This comes just days before UN-sponsored talks ar

    01:57Feb 20, 2017

  • US defence chief in Baghdad as Iraqi forces push into Mosul

    James Mattis has made his first visit to Baghdad as US defence secretary. About 1,000 US soldiers are advising and helping Iraqi forces, in the offensive to push ISIL from Mosul.

    US defence chief in Baghdad as Iraqi forces push into Mosul
  • Somalia: Dozens killed in Mogadishu market blast

    A car bomb in the Somali capital of Mogadishu has killed at least 39 people and wounded 50 others. No one has yet claimed responsibility, but the armed group al-Shabab is suspected.

    Somalia: Dozens killed in Mogadishu market blast
  • Iraq begins military operation targeting western Mosul

    The UN says it is now a race against the clock to prepare for the displacement of civilians as Iraqi troops begin an offensive on western Mosul. There are about 750,000 people trapped in the city

    Iraq begins military operation targeting western Mosul
  • Crops sprayed by Israel destroy Gaza's farmlands

    In January, the Israeli army said it used crop-dusters to kill off vegetation along the border with Gaza. According to Palestinian officials, 170 hectares of land were damaged as a result, and the effects continue to be felt by farmers in the region

    Crops sprayed by Israel destroy Gaza's farmlands
  • Closure of Pakistan-Afghanistan border crossings causes chaos

    Cross-border trade between Pakistan and Afghanistan has ground to a halt with Pakistan closing two major border crossings following a wave of terrorist attacks that killed more than 100 people.

    Closure of Pakistan-Afghanistan border crossings causes chaos
  • Iraq: The struggle for an independent Sinjar

    A power struggle is underway in the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar. Much of it is in ruins after Kurdish fighters, aided by US air strikes, defeated ISIL.

    Iraq: The struggle for an independent Sinjar
    Iraq: The struggle for an independent Sinjar

    A power struggle is underway in the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar. Much of it is in ruins after Kurdish fighters, aided by US air strikes, defeated ISIL.

    02:20Feb 18, 2017

  • Syria’s war: A look at the Manbij conflict

    The people of Manbij, like all Syrians, have seen enough fighting for a lifetime. They’re protected by a mainly Kurdish home guard. It was formed by the alliance now fighting ISiL in Raqqa province led by the YPG.

    Syria’s war: A look at the Manbij conflict
  • Explainer: Israel-Palestine conflict, the two-state solution

    What is a two-state solution and why is it so important? Al Jazeera's Rob Matheson explains.

    Explainer: Israel-Palestine conflict, the two-state solution
  • Iraq: Thousands return to eastern Mosul

    More than 46,000 people have returned to eastern Mosul in little more than a fortnight. Although ISIL attacks are continuing, people are determined to restart their lives in their city. Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports.

    Iraq: Thousands return to eastern Mosul
  • Kashmir unrest: Public anger over civilian killings

    The killing of civilians has provoked violent protests in Indian-administered Kashmir. Tension is high following gun battles between rebel fighters and Indian troops. Al Jazeera's Caroline Malone reports.

    Kashmir unrest: Public anger over civilian killings
  • Libya: Six years since the fall of Gaddafi

    It has been six years since a popular uprising led to the fall of the Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi. Libyans were hoping for an era of democracy, economic prosperity and social peace, but little has been achieved.

    Libya: Six years since the fall of Gaddafi