Middle East

The disputed gas fields in the eastern Mediterranean

The eastern Mediterranean sea has several large natural gas deposits. The fields could be worth billions of dollars.


Syrian Civil War Map

A map of the Syrian civil war that shows who controls what after five years of fighting.


Mapping hate: The rise of hate groups in the US

From 2015 to 2016 the number of anti-Muslim hate groups in the US grew by 197 percent.


South Sudan areas affected by famine

The United Nations has declared a famine in certain parts of the world's youngest country, South Sudan.


Cyprus: An island divided

For more than 40 years, Cyprus has been a divided island amid fruitless reunification talks.


Colombia: FARC and ELN areas of influence

Over the last few decades Colombia's biggest rebel groups FARC and ELN have gained a major foothold in the country.


Ukraine: Who controls what

A map showing which areas are controlled by the government and pro-Russian rebels.

War & Conflict

Al-Shabab attacks in Somalia (2006-2017)

Al-Shabab has carried out more than 360 attacks in Somalia in the last decade.


Yemen conflict: Who controls what

More than two years after storming the capital, Sanaa, Houthi rebels have consolidated control over parts of Yemen.


Aleppo: Who controls what

Aleppo, once Syria's largest city, is an important battleground in the war with at least 250,000 besieged in the east.


Boko Haram Attacks

Explore our interactive map to examine in detail the violent incidents in and around Nigeria from 2009 to 2016.

Rodrigo Duterte

Philippines: Death toll in Duterte's war on drugs

Police records and data gathered by Al Jazeera show close to 6,000 killed since new president took office on June 30.

Rodrigo Duterte

Philippines: Who's liable for the mounting death toll?

President Rodrigo Duterte defends law enforcers from allegations of human rights abuses during police operations.


Mapping Africa's natural resources

An overview of the continent's main natural resources.

Middle East

A century on: What remains of Sykes-Picot

Two historians debate the agreement's legacy.