Inside Story

Is Kenya containing the threat from al-Shabab?

Nairobi hotel attack, that killed 21 people, raised concerns about security situation in Kenya.

Africa

Why is Kenya an al-Shabab target?

Al-Qaeda-linked group has carried out more than 20 attacks in Kenya in the past five years.

Why is Kenya an al-Shabab target?

Syria's War

US senator links Trump troop withdrawal to deadly ISIL attack

Bomber kills 19 people in Syrian town of Manbij, including four Americans, as Syria pullout plan stirs more controversy.

US senator links Trump troop withdrawal to deadly ISIL attack

Opinion

Invading Ramallah, bursting the bubble

The raids in Ramallah are part of Israel's systematic efforts to keep Palestinians in a state of uncertainty and siege.

Yara Hawari

by Yara Hawari

Yara Hawari

Syria's War

Civilians, US troops killed in blast in northern Syria

Suicide bomber strikes area near a US-led coalition patrol in the Kurdish-held Syrian town of Manbij.

Civilians, US troops killed in blast in northern Syria

War & Conflict

Clashes between rival groups kill at least two people in Libya

Wednesday's fighting in Tripoli violated a UN-brokered ceasefire signed four months ago.

Clashes between rival groups kill at least two people in Libya

War & Conflict

Major al-Shabab attacks targeting Kenya

Here's a list of deadly attacks carried out by the armed group against Kenya and its military installations.

Major al-Shabab attacks targeting Kenya

Turkey

Erdogan: Turkey to set up 'security zone' in Syria

President's remarks come after a 'quite positive' phone call with Donald Trump over the situation in war-torn Syria.

Erdogan: Turkey to set up 'security zone' in Syria

Kashmir

India security forces open fire at Kashmir funeral, 11 injured

Armed forces shoot at mourners and protesters who tried to attend funeral prayers of two rebels killed in gun battle.

Syria's War

Should ex-ISIL fighters be rehabilitated?

As ISIL clings to its last stronghold in the country, Syria must decide what to do, and how to handle, the armed group's former fighters.

Middle East

Syria's war: Life in al-Bab after ISIL

The growing Syrian town is seen by Ankara as the gate to Turkey's security.

Middle East

Baghdad's 'Green Zone' reopens

Also known as the International Zone, this area will now be open for Iraqis to pass through without checkpoints.

Syria's War

Six children die after fleeing Deir Az Zor clashes: UN

About 8,500 civilians fleeing eastern Syria reach al-Hol camp and other settlements in desperate conditions, UN says.

Six children die after fleeing Deir Az Zor amid heavy clashes: UN

Syria's War

US-led coalition says Syria withdrawal has begun

Coalition begins pulling out troops, a US military spokesperson says, without elaborating on locations or timetables.

US-led coalition says Syria withdrawal has begun

Human Rights

Alleged war criminal named second-in-command of Sri Lanka army

Silva took part in a massive assault in 2009, during which the Sri Lankan army committed gross abuses against civilians.

Alleged war criminal named second-in-command of Sri Lanka army