Afghanistan is believed to hold more than $1 trillion worth of mineral resources but faces challenges in tapping them.
Submarines can either be diesel-electric or nuclear-powered, both types can carry nuclear warheads.
A visual explainer on North Korea and South Korea’s missile programmes and their military capabilities.
Israel holds some 4,650 Palestinians, including 200 children, 40 women, and 520 administrative detainees, in prisons.
The US controls about 750 bases in 80 countries and spends more on its military than the next 10 countries combined.
The world’s most infamous detention centre, ‘Gitmo’, has become a symbol of human rights abuses.
As thousands of Afghans cross into Pakistan, fleeing the Taliban, we tell some of their stories.
One in three Afghans is going hungry and more than half a million people have been displaced by conflict since January.
More than 70 percent of Lebanon’s population faces critical water shortages, UN children’s agency warns.
From Siberia to Algeria, Al Jazeera looks at some of the largest and deadliest wildfires blazing around the world.
Air travel in Afghanistan is now limited to military aircraft evacuating foreigners and some Afghan nationals.
101 East uses forensic analysis and witness testimonies to expose a secret interrogation centre.
An animated map showing how the Taliban captured 26 out of the country’s 34 provincial capitals in just 10 days.
Al Jazeera visualises Afghanistan – a mountainous country of 38 million people – which has suffered decades of war.