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Syria: A failure for humanity
The international community's inaction continues to give Syrians the message that their human worth is insignificant.
2013 IN REVIEW
Last updated: 27 Dec 2013 16:41 GMT
Al-Qaeda leader in Syria speaks to Al Jazeera
In his first-ever media interview, Abu Mohammed al-Joulani, leader of Jabhat al-Nusra, says conflict is nearing end.
Last updated: 19 Dec 2013 01:16 GMT
Syrian fighter defects to Qaeda-linked group
Once-powerful Free Syrian Army commander Saddam al-Jamal has pledged allegiance to ISIL fighters.
Last updated: 16 Dec 2013 14:27 GMT
Iran's reformists seek opportunity in poll
The 2009 elections ignited huge anti-government protests and crackdowns, but where has Iran's Green Wave gone?
Last updated: 11 Jun 2013 15:46 GMT
Newlyweds fight together on Syria frontline
A couple fighting against government forces discover love and tie the knot amid death and destruction.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2013 13:10 GMT
Teaching Quran to escape Syria torture horror
Unable to witness horrific abuses, intelligence officer flees to hometown to teach Islam to children instead.
Last updated: 21 Jan 2013 09:42 GMT
UN official: Syria death toll data reliable
Middle East human rights chief tells Al Jazeera that UN's estimate that 5,000 people have died in Syria is credible.
Last updated: 14 Dec 2011 13:38 GMT
Syrian activists' dangerous haven in Lebanon
Bashar al-Assad's crackdown on dissent has reportedly spread to Lebanon, as activists in exile are targeted.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2011 21:52 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'other' Kurds fighting the Islamic State
Tariq Ramadan and the reconfiguration of Islamic authority on Web 2.0
Modi's 100 days: Biding his time, circling the wagons
Erosion of Hong Kong's core values
From a failed elite to a farce in Somalia
Abdi Ismail Samatar
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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