Main opposition group hopes support from Moscow in negotiations will put pressure on Damascus.
by Dylan Collins
by Al Jazeera Staff
by Alasdair Soussi
by Ali Younes
by Kim Harrisberg
by Yanis Varoufakis
War & Conflict
Google honours Pakistan's 'Angel of Mercy'
Abu Sayyaf releases video of German hostage's beheading
Canada's own immigration ban
Ukraine rebels issue ultimatum over rail blockade
Red faces as wrong winner read out in Oscars fiasco
Trump 'seeks $54bn increase' in military budget
The UK and US: The myth of the special relationship
Iraqi forces push deeper into western Mosul
'White Helmets' bags Oscar on politically charged night
France fines National Front's Le Pen over Roma racism
by Dafina Savic–
by Roman Dobrokhotov
by Catherine Rottenberg
Renewed anti-foreigner violence has raised fresh fears and uncertainty among members of migrant communities in S Africa.
Wind damage, sudden snow, travel disruption then an Arctic temperature drop for Scandinavia. Europe's 'weather bomb'.
From scenes of protests in the United States to images of Iraqis fleeing their homes, here is the week in pictures.
Since retaking eastern Mosul from ISIL, Iraqi security forces have been working to apprehend the remaining fighters.
A Syrian freelancer who lost his leg during a gun battle between rebels and regime forces shares his story of hope.
by Baba Tamim
Tens of thousands of cases of online incitement via Israeli social media were documented last year.
by Nigel Wilson
The post-ISIL power vacuum in the region has brought tensions between Iran and Turkey to a head, analysts say.
by Birce Bora
Palestinians in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood have been threatened with residency revocation after recent attacks.
by Ylenia Gostoli
Syria's Civil War
Demonstrators in Geneva have called for an end to the practice of enforced disappearances in war-torn Syria.
by Dylan Collins
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