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War on Islamic State: No chance without Iran
If Obama thinks he can fight the Islamic State group without Iran's help, he's mistaken.
Last updated: 13 Sep 2014 08:08 GMT
Mapping Iraq's fighting groups
A synopsis of the various fighters in Iraq grouped by religion, culture, region, and political agendas.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2014 07:15 GMT
Ayatollah Khomeini: A rare encounter with a true revolutionary
A day before his triumphal return to Iran, Khomeini spoke of his hopes for the revolution.
Last updated: 03 Feb 2014 12:44 GMT
'No clear evidence' for rise in Iraqi birth defects
A March finding of 'damning evidence' in the increase in cancers and other health issues was reversed by a new report.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2013 14:23 GMT
The WHO must release report on Iraqi birth defects now
The indefinite postponement of the World Health Organisation's report is alarming scientists and activists.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2013 13:28 GMT
Syrian Shia pilgrims stay on in Iraq
As conflict rages in Syria, growing community of Syrian Shia pilgrims decide not to return home.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2013 13:43 GMT
The Brothers Larijani: A sphere of power
As the country gears up for the elections, Al Jazeera takes a look at one of Iran’s most influential political families.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2013 12:04 GMT
Bahrain moves to ban main opposition party
Wefaq party, which played key role in country's protests, accused of "harming social peace and inciting disrepect".
Last updated: 14 Apr 2011 15:51 GMT
Demanding equal rights in Bahrain
Many Shia citizens of Gulf island demand ouster of PM, and less power for the ruling Khalifa family.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2011 16:45 GMT
Al-Sadr calls on Iraqis 'to resist'
Shia leader urges peaceful resistance and a rejection of violence in his first address since returning from exile.
Last updated: 08 Jan 2011 14:02 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
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
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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