Middle East

Territory lost by Kurds in Iraq

Kurdish forces have recently lost 40 percent of the area they had taken in fight against ISIL, as Iraqi forces moved in.

Territory lost by Kurds in Iraq

ISIS/ISIL

MAPPED: The battle against ISIL

In the past year and a half, ISIL's territory has been shrinking steadily.

MAPPED: The battle against ISIL

Syria's War

The battle for Raqqa: Who controls what

Raqqa is the capital of ISIL's so-called caliphate, and it's probably where the group will make its last stand.

The battle for Raqqa: Who controls what

Maps

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.

Mapping hate: The rise of hate groups in the US

Battle for Mosul

Battle for Mosul: Who controls what

Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, is now the scene of a battle for control between Iraqi, Kurdish, and ISIL forces.

Battle for Mosul: Who controls what

United Kingdom

London Bridge attack kills seven

Another attack has struck the UK, this time hitting London Bridge and the nearby Borough Market area.

London Bridge attack kills seven

Maps

Boko Haram Attacks

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

Boko Haram Attacks

Maps

Where is the Indian government fighting Maoist rebels?

Maoist armed groups have a presence in 104 districts across 13 of India's 29 states.

Where is the Indian government fighting Maoist rebels?

Middle East

Idlib: Who controls what

Province, the epicentre of protests at the start of Syria's uprising, is now mostly controlled by rebel groups.

Idlib: Who controls what

Syria's War

Damascus: Who controls what

Renewed violence, despite a ceasefire brokered by Russia and Turkey, casts further doubt on UN-led peacemaking efforts.

Damascus: Who controls what

Libya

Libya: Who controls what

Since 2011, several different actors have been vying for power in Libya. Here is a breakdown of who controls what.

Libya: Who controls what

Maps

Horn of Africa: Mapping six months of hunger

Starvation is stalking an estimated 20 million people with much of the crisis caused by conflict and poor governance.

Horn of Africa: Mapping six months of hunger

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.

The disputed gas fields in the eastern Mediterranean

Africa

South Sudan areas affected by famine

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

South Sudan areas affected by famine

Cyprus

Cyprus: An island divided

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

Cyprus: An island divided