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A Syrian town caught between what's right and what's political.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2014 08:38 GMT
Young Kurds fight alongside ISIL in Syria
Economic instability and unemployment cited as main reasons prompting young men to fight in Syria.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2014 09:57 GMT
Iraqi Kurds: Yesterday's victims show little compassion?
Syrian Kurds have historically stood in solidarity with the Kurdish movement in Iraq, but the feeling is not mutual.
Last updated: 18 Mar 2014 12:39 GMT
Saving Syria: International law is not the answer
Those who want forceful action against Assad cannot rely on international treaties as justification.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2013 13:33 GMT
3 questions to Marwan Bishara on Syria: Dealing with the chemical imbalance
Marwan Bishara discusses the implications for the international community of potential chemical weapons use in Syria.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2013 17:55 GMT
Iraq claims foiling al-Qaeda nerve-gas plot
Ministry says cell working for group planned attacks with remote-controlled planes in Iraq, Europe and North America.
Last updated: 02 Jun 2013 06:34 GMT
Syria rebels reject UN chemical weapons claim
Free Syrian Army leader says UN investigator's claim that his group is likely to have used sarin is a "huge injustice".
Last updated: 06 May 2013 13:53 GMT
'Chemical Ali' executed in Iraq
Saddam Hussein cousin put to death for crimes against humanity.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2010 20:55 GMT
Obituary: Ali Hassan al-Majid
Saddam Hussein's most notorious aide.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2010 18:11 GMT
Maliki vows justice for gas victims
Iraqi prime minister says deaths of thousands of Kurds in 1988 will not go unpunished.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2009 14:59 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
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Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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Big rethink for counterterrorism
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