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Syrian refugees flood into Iraqi Kurdistan
More than 35,000 people have entered northern Iraq in a matter of days, fleeing civil war.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2013 22:57 GMT
Diseases rife amid Syria drug shortages
World Health Organisation says hospitals are perilously short of medicine and doctors after months of fighting.
Last updated: 05 Feb 2013 21:32 GMT
UN aid reaches Syria rebel-held town
Refugee agency convoys enter Azaz for the first time, where it says 45,000 people are living in 'appalling' conditions.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2013 18:55 GMT
UN alarm over African cholera epidemic
Thousands dead and up to 85,000 infected in western and central Africa, UNICEF says, in one of region's worst outbreaks.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2011 15:15 GMT
Yemeni president 'resists' calls to step down
Ali Abdullah Saleh ignores GCC efforts to broker his exit and says he will relinquish power only through elections.
Last updated: 21 Apr 2011 00:04 GMT
Gulf deal 'close' on Yemen crisis
Details emerge of GCC-brokered settlement that could see Saleh step down as president in bid to end political turmoil.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2011 17:50 GMT
Fresh violence breaks out in Yemen
One protester and a policeman reported killed in separate incidents a day after UN called for restraint and dialogue.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2011 10:14 GMT
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Q&A: 'One day my son will be free'
Mother of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy says her son's ordeal highlights the value of press freedom.
French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
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French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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