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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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'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
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.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Barbarities in Jerusalem and the reasons why
Iran nuke deal is no bargain
UN move will embolden North Korea officials
'Bajbouj': Old leader, new Tunisia
Analysis: Qatar's foreign policy - the old and the new
'Hide your strength, bide your time'
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