Middle East

Animated maps of the fall of ISIL in Syria and Iraq

An animated timeline of how ISIL captured and lost key cities in Syria and Iraq.

Animated maps of the fall of ISIL in Syria and Iraq

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HIV/AIDS: Fewer deaths, but infections still rising

Although the number of AIDS-related deaths has decreased over the years, the number of total infections is still rising.

HIV/AIDS: Fewer deaths, but infections still rising

Business & Economy

Where does halal meat come from?

The $415bn halal-food industry heavily relies on meat imported from non-Muslim majority countries.

Where does halal meat come from?

Genocide

Timeline: Ratko Mladic's road to judgement

A UN court is due to pass its final verdict against Mladic for heading one of the worst massacres in recent history.

Timeline: Ratko Mladic's road to judgement

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World Toilet Day 2017

November 19 marks World Toilet Day and aims to raise awareness about health problems caused by poor sanitation.

World Toilet Day 2017

Asia

Satellite image shows smog in India and Pakistan

Smog in and around the cities of Lahore and New Delhi has reached new stretch over the past few days.

Satellite image shows smog in India and Pakistan

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House of Saud: Princes detained

Eleven princes have been detained in an anti-corruption sweep in Saudi Arabia, under the direction of the Crown Prince.

House of Saud: Princes detained

ISIS

The rise and fall of ISIL

A chronology of ISIL's quick territorial victories and defeats in Iraq and Syria.

The rise and fall of ISIL

Lebanon

Lebanon's power players

Saad Hariri steps down as prime minister on November 4, potentially plunging the country into a fresh political crisis.

Lebanon's power players

Middle East

How the world wrote Palestine's history

One hundred years since the Balfour declaration, Al Jazeera looks at the documents that determined the fate of a people.

How the world wrote Palestine's history

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Syria's children

The impact of six years of war on young lives.

Syria's children

War & Conflict

Can the world be free of weapons?

How effective are international disarmament efforts and can they face revolutionary new technological advancements?

Can the world be free of weapons?

Rohingya

Rohingya crisis explained in maps

A visual explainer of the unrest in Myanmar that has forced around one million Rohingya to flee their homes.

Rohingya crisis explained in maps

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Who will win Australia's coal war?

A fierce battle is playing out in Australia over what could become one of the world's biggest coal mines.

Who will win Australia's coal war?

War & Conflict

Bombings in Mogadishu - a 2017 timeline

The Somali capital has witnessed some of its deadliest attacks this year.

Bombings in Mogadishu - a 2017 timeline