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Baghdadi dead or alive: Does it matter?
ISIL will be able to turn any defeat into a victory.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2014 06:56 GMT
The fierce ambition of ISIL's Baghdadi
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has risen from anonymity to become the feared leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2014 17:51 GMT
ISIL: Rising power in Iraq and Syria
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has outgrown even al-Qaeda as it seeks to establish a new caliphate.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2014 17:00 GMT
Why British boys are fighting in Syria's war
Brits have been killing - and being killed - in jihadist conflict zones for decades.
Last updated: 12 May 2014 06:54 GMT
Jabhat al-Nusra's rising stock in Syria
Even moderates back group with hard-line fighters despite radical ideology in absence of Western help to topple Assad.
Stephanie d'Arc Taylor
Last updated: 19 May 2013 14:45 GMT
Mali: The 'gentle' face of al-Qaeda
An exclusive report from inside northern Mali.
May Ying Welsh
2012 Year in Review
Last updated: 30 Dec 2012 12:29 GMT
Lessons from the al-Qaeda chronicles: Romney and the attack on women
Women-hating in the US is "not limited to the Republican Party", but can also be found in the "citadels of liberalism".
Last updated: 01 Nov 2012 04:54 GMT
Aleppo: The last battle for Syria
The current fighting in the city marks a turning point in deciding fate of the Assad regime and the uprising in Syria.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2012 17:17 GMT
Tayeb El Safi: Gaddafi's right-hand man
One of Gaddafi's closest aides, entrusted with quashing the uprising in the east, is a little-known figure inside Libya.
Libya on the Line
Last updated: 11 May 2012 17:10 GMT
Q&A: Nir Rosen on Syria's armed opposition
Journalist who recently spent time with fighters says there is no central leadership to the armed resistance.
Al Jazeera staff
Last updated: 13 Feb 2012 18:57 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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