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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
Syrian warplanes 'target crowded market'
Airstrikes kill at least 30 people in village of Atareb in Aleppo province, activist group says.
Last updated: 25 Apr 2014 01:07 GMT
Kenya forces say mall siege in final stages
Officials say all hostages freed from Westgate shopping centre in Nairobi, but al-Shabab gunmen are still inside.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2013 18:44 GMT
Battle for control of Nairobi mall rages on
Security forces mount assault on Kenyan shopping centre where al-Shabab fighters are holed up.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2013 21:10 GMT
Al-Shabab commander speaks to Al Jazeera
Commander says Somali-based group is taking orders from al-Qaeda in "conflict against international Christian crusade".
Last updated: 23 Sep 2013 20:39 GMT
Kenya forces mount assault to end mall siege
Heavy gunfire heard from Nairobi shopping centre where al-Shabab fighters are holding hostages.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2013 19:01 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
Syrians in Turkey camps desperate to return
Refugees grow weary of difficult living conditions within camps as bloody conflict rages inside Syria.
Last updated: 24 Oct 2012 10:02 GMT
Italian court upholds CIA rendition verdict
US ordered to extradite 23 CIA agents for their roles in kidnapping an Egyptian Muslim cleric in 2003.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2012 19:50 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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