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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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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Cuba's war on Ebola
Stop blaming the Nepali guides
Investing in Africa on its own terms
In the battle of papal politics, Pope Francis will triumph
Libya: The war nobody can win
An intellectual giant: Ali Mazrui (1933-2014)
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