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North Korea threatens to strike South
Warning comes after South Koreans held rallies to denounce the North's human-rights record.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2013 03:16 GMT
Jordan to host army chiefs for Syria talks
US military chief Martin Dempsey to attend meeting with several army chiefs of staff from Western and Muslim nations.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2013 02:09 GMT
A boost for the terror industry
"Active targeting" in Yemen is causing significant civilian resentment towards the United States, writes author.
Last updated: 15 Aug 2013 14:06 GMT
US extends embassy closures
State department says 19 embassies in Middle East and Africa would be closed for up to a week "out of caution".
Last updated: 05 Aug 2013 02:36 GMT
The price of intervention
What are the risks, costs and consequences of direct US military involvement in the Syrian conflict?
Last updated: 24 Jul 2013 11:32 GMT
US edges closer to arming Syrian rebels
House Intelligence Committee says it is now willing to supply weapons despite risk of them going to al-Qaeda allies.
Last updated: 23 Jul 2013 11:39 GMT
Top US general details five options for Syria
No-fly zone and curbing chemical arms use are among options for aiding rebels, chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff says.
Last updated: 23 Jul 2013 11:30 GMT
US generals get flak over sexual assaults
Senators say fundamental changes needed to open way to more prosecutions of sexual predators in the military.
Last updated: 05 Jun 2013 04:03 GMT
US scolds Russia for sending arms to Syria
Senior military officer says weapons transfer will "prolong suffering" amid push for international peace conference.
Last updated: 18 May 2013 05:51 GMT
US reconsidering whether to arm Syrian rebels
Defence secretary Chuck Hagel says US weighing whether to send weapons, but no decision has been reached.
Last updated: 03 May 2013 00:52 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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The US Senate and the Armenian genocide
Climate change and the food security dimension
Minority communities and the mighty tweet
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
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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