At least 24 troops killed in one of the worst attacks on the country's security forces in recent years, police say.
by Shafik Mandhai - Ahmed El Amraoui
by Inside Story
by Leonid Ragozin
US officials in Afghanistan suggest Russia arms Taliban
Earthquake strikes off coast of Chile
'I will leave France if Le Pen becomes president'
Al-Qaeda leader calls for 'guerrilla war' in Syria
'Maoist rebels' kill 24 soldiers in central India
Syria's war explained from the beginning
N Korea warns of 'full-out war' with nuclear weapons
France: All you need to know about Le Pen and Macron
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The lonely pyramids of Giza: Egyptian tourism's decline
by Saeid Golkar
by Dorothy Charles
Since Qayyarah was retaken from ISIL, the town's maternity hospital has been serving women across the region.
An intrusion of cold air has pleased skiers, and worried farmers, in Europe
From protests in Kashmir and Venezuela to a rally in Palestine and celebrations in Turkey, here is the week in photos.
A Lebanese NGO is supporting Syrian refugees with mobile clinics.
The recent Coptic church bombings could further damage the already crippled tourism sector in the country.
by Al Jazeera
Sex education is almost non-existent in Lebanese schools – so who is teaching the facts and joys of life instead?
by Lizzie Porter
Palestinians living under occupation will 'continue to be further brutalised' by expansion of Israel's gas industry.
by Ylenia Gostoli
As campaigning gets under way, Al Jazeera speaks with six Iranian voters about their views on the upcoming election.
by Megan O'Toole
by Laurene Daycard- Sebastian Castelier
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