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The Destruction of Iraq’s intellectuals
In the whirlwind of Iraq’s violent history, the once-powerful academic class has disintegrated.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2013 13:35 GMT
Many dead in car-bomb blast near Damascus
Explosion near mosque north of the Syrian capital leaves at least 30 dead and dozens injured, activists report.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2013 16:30 GMT
FSA brigade 'joins al-Qaeda group' in Syria
Hundreds of fighters under Free Syrian Army's command have pledged allegiance to al-Nusra Front, reports say.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2013 03:15 GMT
Deaths reported in raids in Syria's Latakia
Watchdog group says air strikes targeted town of Salma in Assad's stronghold province in country's north.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2013 19:52 GMT
Behind Iraq's upsurge in violence
Will a political deadlock, a lack of government control and spiralling chaos push the war-torn nation over the edge?
Last updated: 23 Jul 2013 12:21 GMT
Syria's ruling party shakes up leadership
President Bashar al-Assad's Baath party announces leadership change amid conflict that has lasted over two years.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2013 02:36 GMT
The strange case of Lebanon's Shebaa
One town has avoided the country's rising sectarian tensions, united by a common enemy.
Last updated: 02 Jul 2013 19:49 GMT
Iraq pressured to step up raid probe
Human Rights Watch calls for greater financial and political backing in government investigation into Hawija raid.
Last updated: 04 May 2013 11:02 GMT
Assad vows to 'cleanse' Syria after blast
Syrian president's threat comes day after explosion in Damascus mosque killed at least 49, including top Sunni cleric.
Last updated: 22 Mar 2013 21:21 GMT
Syria rebels capture northern Raqqa city
Fighters battling regime troops say they are now in "near-total control" of al-Raqqa, as clashes also escalate in Homs.
Last updated: 05 Mar 2013 02:34 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
Lulu: Fake feminism for the 'hashtag generation'
Zeynep Zileli Rabanea
Pakistan's most powerful man?
Malik Ayub Sumbal
The best option to settle the CAR crisis?
Why was Arafat killed?
The rise and rise of Islamic music
In pictures: A tale of three cities
We investigate how three key Afghan cities are being affected by the gradual withdrawal of American troops.
'Hotels of death' in Indian holy city
Designated hotels in Varanasi cater to only the old and the infirm, waiting to die and attain "salvation".
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
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