Battle for Mosul

How ISIL destroyed Nimrud

Nimrud is one of many archaeological treasures in Iraq which has suffered under ISIL control.

Arts & Culture

Art and activism: How to make an impact

To affect change artists need an audience, so what are the sacrifices of breaking into the commercial art world?

Arts & Culture

Art and activism

The Stream discusses the impact art has on political activism and the cultural changes made when the two collide.

Arts & Culture

The young Muslims finding love via an app

For today's young Muslims, traditional methods of finding a life partner are increasingly viewed as inapplicable.

Cuba

Tania Bruguera: Cuban artist fights for free expression

How the internationally renowned dissident artist turned a performance piece into a fight for freedom of expression.

Politics

Week in Pictures : From Arbaeen to Thanksgiving

A photo round-up of some of last week's key events, from Arbaeen pilgrimage in Iraq to Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Arts & Culture

Rare 3,800-year-old figurine unearthed in Israel

The "thinker" figure capping an 18-cm jug was found in a Middle Bronze Age grave alongside other funerary offerings.

Al Jazeera World

Thank You, Football: Youssef El-Arabi and Ali Al-Habsi

Two more stories of lives transformed by outstanding careers in football.

Arts & Culture

Is Nigeria's Brazilian heritage under threat?

Established by former slaves, residents of the Brazilian quarter of Lagos face a battle against the bulldozers.

Iraq

On the sidelines of Mosul, the battle for Kurdish culture

For the Kurdish intelligentsia, there is far more at stake than the loss of land.

Arts & Culture

Sulaimania: Saving the dream city of a Kurdish prince

Efforts are under way to salvage what remains of old Sulaimania, once a bastion of diversity and cosmopolitanism.

Witness

Piano: Ukraine's Uprising

During the Euromaidan uprising, piano players defy the riot police by playing music as a gesture of peaceful resistance.

Cambodia

Cambodia's water festival returns with a bang

The annual event takes place in November for three nights during the full moon.

Al Jazeera World

Thank You, Football: Yaya Toure and Yacine Brahimi

The stories of Yaya Toure and Yacine Brahimi, whose lives have been transformed by their glittering careers in football.

Environment

Supermoon: Unusually large Moon lights up the sky

On Monday night, the moon will be 30,000km closer to the Earth, offering an impressive spectacle to skygazers.