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Layers of resistance
In Egypt, murals aren't a form of art - they are an act of protest.
Last updated: 09 Mar 2013 13:08 GMT
Iraq's 'al-Qaeda chief' arrested
Officials say counter-terrorism forces have arrested Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, head of the Islamic State of Iraq.
Last updated: 02 Dec 2012 19:33 GMT
Air strikes near Damascus kill dozens
Clashes intensify around Syrian capital as rare bombing raids in suburbs leave at least 60 dead, according to activists.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2012 12:40 GMT
Iraqi security officers killed in clashes
Twelve policemen among 19 people killed in fighting that saw an army helicopter shot down by anti-government fighters.
Last updated: 26 Jul 2012 18:43 GMT
Gaddafi's servant recounts final days
Mansour Iddhow, a member of Muammar Gaddafi's inner circle, explains the events that led to the Libyan leader's death.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2012 18:34 GMT
Yemen fighters 'to withdraw' if inmates freed
Suspected al-Qaeda-linked group that took over Radda promises to withdraw from town if colleagues released from prison.
Last updated: 19 Jan 2012 06:14 GMT
Accounts emerge of Gaddafi's final moments
Witness accounts and grainy footage offer partial glimpses into the former Libyan leader's last stand.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2011 15:46 GMT
Secret files: US officials aided Gaddafi
Al Jazeera uncovers evidence that influential Americans tried to help the now-deposed Libyan leader cling to power.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2011 16:39 GMT
Norway: Muslims and metaphors, part two
The dichotomy between Islam and the West is fictitious, yet it is accepted by both the Left and the Right as real.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2011 11:30 GMT
Expats divided on South Sudan's independence
The estimated 35,000 Sudanese expatriates in Qatar can only watch from afar as their nation splits in two on Saturday.
Last updated: 08 Jul 2011 15:39 GMT
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In Pictures: Johannesburg celebrates Mandela
As officials from around the world attended his funeral average South Africans gathered in Johannesburg.
In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp
Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.
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An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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