Opinion

What does Iran want in Afghanistan?

Tehran would favour a heterogeneous, if not divided, government in post-withdrawal Afghanistan.

Maysam Behravesh

by Maysam Behravesh

Maysam Behravesh

Talk to Al Jazeera

Mali FM Kamissa Camara on rebels, human rights and Sahel security

Mali's foreign minister discusses the struggle for regional security, alleged human rights violations and resilience.

101 East

The Billion Dollar Criminal

A year-long operation by law enforcers in five countries to bring down the world's most wanted money launderer.

Syria's War

After the Sochi agreement, HTS is facing internal divisions

Hay'et Tahrir al-Sham continues to pose a challenge to Turkey, which has to either disband or attack it.

After the Sochi agreement, HTS is facing internal divisions

United States

US: Iran still the 'leading state sponsor of terror'

Annual State Department report admonishes Tehran for assisting 'terrorists' as attacks down for second year in a row.

US: Iran still the 'leading state sponsor of terror'

Kenya

20 years after al-Qaeda attack, Kenyans still bear scars

Around the world, people are marking the 20th anniversary of simultaneous US embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania.

Al-Qaeda

Report: Saudi-UAE coalition 'cut deals' with al-Qaeda in Yemen

Military alliance battling Houthi rebels negotiated secret deals and recruited al-Qaeda fighters, AP report says.

Report: Saudi-UAE coalition 'cut deals' with al-Qaeda in Yemen

Pakistan

Pakistan: 'Bin Laden doctor' moved to safe location

Former surgeon was given 33 years in jail in what US lawmakers say was punishment for helping CIA find Osama bin Laden.

Pakistan: 'Bin Laden doctor' moved to safe location

Pakistan

Bombs, blood and bravery: Defusing IEDs in Pakistan

Braving booby traps and attacks, what drives KPK's explosives experts to do one of the most dangerous jobs in Pakistan?

Saudi Arabia

Saudi crown prince: 'Iran is harbouring al-Qaeda' leaders

Mohammed bin Salman says Iran is hosting the son of Osama bin Laden.

Syria's War

Syria's war: Is Damascus really targeting al-Qaeda?

Despite Russia and the Syrian-regime saying they're fighting al-Qaeda in Syria, the group's presence has been shrinking.

Where is al-Qaeda in Syria?

Saddam Hussein

Saddam's eldest daughter Raghad on most wanted list

The names of 60 individuals including the daughter of late Saddam Hussein, Raghad, are on Iraq's most wanted list.

Saddam's eldest daughter Raghad on most wanted list

Mali

Malian soldiers killed in al-Qaeda attack on army base

At least 14 soldiers killed and 18 others wounded in an attack on a military camp in Timbuktu region's Soumpi.

Malian soldiers killed in al-Qaeda attack on army base

September 11

'We will fight': 9/11 families renew bid to sue Saudi

Victims' relatives try to prove Saudi involvement in first hearing after Congress removed aspects of sovereign immunity.

'We will fight': 9/11 families renew bid to sue Saudi

Yemen

After al-Qaeda: No signs of recovery in Yemen's Mukalla

Residents say nearly two years after it was "liberated", the Yemeni government has failed to help rebuild the city.

After al-Qaeda: No signs of recovery in Yemen's Mukalla