Kurds

Iraqi VP 'baffled' by French demand to disband militia

Vice President Nouri al-Maliki blasts French president's comments that Iraq must dissolve powerful Hashd al-Shaabi.

Iraqi VP 'baffled' by French demand to disband militia

Iraq

Iraq after ISIL: 'It was like a ghost town'

The northern town of Telskof is among the first areas of Iraq to start rebuilding in the wake of ISIL's occupation.

Iraq after ISIL: 'It was like a ghost town'

ISIS

Georgia kills suspected leader of Istanbul attack

Chechen Akhmed Chatayev was the mastermind of the 2016 Istanbul airport attack, according to Turkish authorities.

Georgia kills suspected leader of Istanbul attack

Maps

Syria: Who controls what?

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

Syria: Who controls what?

ISIS

Documents reveal how ISIL ran areas under its control

Files obtained by Al Jazeera show further evidence about the structure of the armed group and its level of organisation.

Documents reveal how ISIL ran areas under its control

ISIS

Egyptian air raid kills 'terrorist' mosque attackers

Army statement says air force destroyed a number of vehicles used in Friday's massacre, killing all those aboard.

Egyptian air raid kills 'terrorist' mosque attackers

Qatar

Qatar calls for renewed push against 'terror groups'

Qatar's foreign minister says countries must not use fighting terror as an excuse to attack opponents.

Qatar calls for renewed push against 'terror groups'

Iraq

Deadly car bombing strikes northern Iraq

Security sources say attack has killed at least 20 people outside the capital.

Deadly car bombing strikes Iraq's Tuz Khurmatu

Syria's Civil War

Civilian deaths reported in ISIL bombing in Syria

Car bombing leaves at least 20 dead and dozens more wounded at site housing displaced families near city of Deir Az Zor.

Syrian 'civilians killed' in ISIL attack in Deir Az Zor

Asia

Explosion hits Kabul as political gathering under way

At least seven dead as suicide bomber blows himself up in apparent attempt to strike political gathering.

Explosion hits Kabul as political gathering under way

My Tunisia

Wajiha Jendoubi: 'Theatre is my weapon'

What inspires Tunisia's most popular female comedian to make people laugh?

ISIS

Mass graves found near former ISIL stronghold in Iraq

At least 400 suspected ISIL victims, many wearing prison uniforms, found buried at military base formerly used by ISIL.

Mass graves 'of ISIL victims' found in Iraq's Hawijah

War & Conflict

Iraqi forces advance on last ISIL pocket

Fighters believed to be holding 10,000 civilians hostage in Euphrates Valley town of Rawa as they lose nearby villages.

Iraqi forces advance on ISIL-held Rawa in Anbar

Syria's Civil War

Trump, Putin agree 'no military solution' in Syria

Kremlin says conflict needs a final resolution in the framework of the so-called Geneva process.

Trump, Putin agree 'no military solution' in Syria

Reporter's Notebook

In Baghdad, signs of life back on the streets

More Iraqis are coming out on the streets as violence has gone down in the capital following the defeat of ISIL group.

In Baghdad, signs of life back on the streets