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Why peace with Israel was bad for Jordan
Jordanians have strong reasons for rejecting Israel - for some, these are nationalistic, for others, they are religious.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2014 10:27 GMT
The staggering failure of US-trained foreign troops
Why the mainstream US media hasn't gone for the juicy bone that is the obvious corruption in the US military.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2014 08:31 GMT
Is 'Peshmerga chic' offensive?
Female Peshmerga have genuinely inspired people, offering an alternative image of Muslim women to mainstream media.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2014 09:10 GMT
What gives legitimacy to ISIL's rhetoric?
Failure of top-down modernisation and disintegration of post-colonial national borders have cost the region dearly.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2014 10:24 GMT
US could deploy ground forces in ISIL fight
Most senior military officer says he might recommend having US forces accompany Iraqis during complicated offensives.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2014 11:27 GMT
US to strike ISIL 'sanctuaries' in Syria
US defence secretary says the strikes will include control structures, logistics capabilities and infrastructure.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2014 19:55 GMT
Escaping an Islamic State execution in Iraq
An Iraqi soldier recounts fleeing an Islamic State group massacre in Tikrit, where at least 560 soldiers were executed.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2014 11:05 GMT
Yazidi diaspora plead for justice in Iraq
Persecuted by Islamic State, ethnic Yazidi in the US call on the international community to help their families.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2014 08:53 GMT
Iraqi soldiers killed in clashes in the north
Five Iraqi soldiers and Kurdish volunteers killed in fighting in Salaheddin that also left seven IS fighters dead.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2014 12:11 GMT
Iraq's Sunnis ready to fight IS group
Tribes in Anbar province say they want military and political support from Baghdad to push back the Islamic State group.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2014 10:55 GMT
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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.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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