AJ Impact

Mosul’s damaged bridges frustrate residents & efforts to rebuild

Two years after Mosul's liberation, reconstructing the city's vital bridges is proving to be painfully slow.

Mosul’s damaged bridges frustrate residents & efforts to rebuild

Iraq

Coerced ISIL workers face heavy Iraq punishment

From teachers to doctors, those forced to serve during ISIL's occupation of Iraq face up to 20 years in prison.

Iraq government employees face prosecution for working under ISIL

Talk to Al Jazeera

UN envoy in Mali: Sahel crisis could spread to Europe

MINUSMA head Annadif warns about global security implications of the conflict in Mali, which is engulfing the region.

Iraq

Iraq detaining thousands in 'degrading' conditions: HRW

Analysts warn conditions in Iraqi prisons could lead to 'radicalisation' of vulnerable prisoners.

Iraq detaining thousands in 'degrading' conditions: HRW

Syria's War

Mass grave containing 200 bodies uncovered in Raqqa

Officials say as many as 800 people, including those killed by ISIL, could have been buried in the mass grave.

Mass grave containing 200 bodies uncovered in Raqqa

US & Canada

US Navy SEAL acquitted of murder in war crimes trial

Gallagher was not found guilty of murder by military court but convicted for posing with corpse of captive ISIL fighter.

US Navy SEAL acquitted of murder in war crimes trial

Tunisia

Twin suicide attacks in Tunis kill one, wound several

One killed and several others wounded in blasts targeting police patrol, police station in the Tunisian capital.

Egypt

Egypt says 7 policemen killed in Sinai attack

Four gunmen also killed in the attack on police near the regional capital El Arish.

Egypt says 7 policemen killed in Sinai attack

War & Conflict

UN rights boss urges states to repatriate ISIL fighters' families

Michelle Bachelet says children in particular have suffered 'grievous violations' of their rights.

UN rights boss urges states to repatriate ISIL fighters' families

Australia

Australia repatriating eight children from ISIL families

Transfer of eight children from Syria marks Australia's first organised repatriation from one-time ISIL-held territory.

Australia repatriating eight children from ISIL families

Humanitarian crises

'I don't want to be considered as an ex-slave or just a survivor'

Some Yazidi women have found the strength to go back and live in Sinjar, years after ISIL carried out a genocide.

'I don't want to be considered as an ex-slave or just a survivor'

101 East

Sri Lanka’s New War

101 East investigates what led to Sri Lanka’s Easter attacks and whether they could have been prevented.

Opinion

Western Europe must repatriate its ISIL fighters and families

Western capitals should take cue from Central Asia which has taken back hundreds of nationals from Syria and Iraq.

Letta Tayler

by Letta Tayler

Letta Tayler

US & Canada

War crimes trial set for US Navy SEAL in ISIL prisoner's killing

Edward Gallagher has pleaded not guilty to premeditated murder in the stabbing death of a wounded ISIL prisoner.

War crimes trial set for US Navy SEAL in ISIL prisoner's killing

Opinion

Five years on, still no justice for Iraq's Camp Speicher victims

Flawed trials and half-truths cannot bring justice for all those killed and forcefully disappeared at Camp Speicher.

Taif Alkhudary

by Taif Alkhudary

Taif Alkhudary