Middle East

OPCW inspectors reach second site of Douma 'gas attack'

Evidence gathered during five days of inspections will be brought to the Netherlands for testing and analysis.

Chemical inspectors reach second site of Douma 'gas attack'

Middle East

Face to Face: Saudi Arabia-Iran

An in-depth look at the military spending, the economy and the drivers of growth for the two regional rivals.

Face to Face: Saudi Arabia-Iran

Ramadan 2017

When is Ramadan?

Scientifically, Ramadan's new Moon should be visible on May 15.

When is Ramadan in 2018?

Syria's War

Russian army hints at providing advanced air defences to Assad

Statement comes a day after Israeli defence minister says Tel Aviv would destroy the system if it is 'used against' it.

Russian army hints at providing advanced air defences to Assad

Opinion

Trump is offering Saudi Arabia a 'bad deal' on Syria

Why the proposal for a Saudi-led deployment of Arab forces to Syria would not work.

Joe Macaron

by Joe Macaron

Joe Macaron

Qatar

Qatar-Gulf crisis: All latest updates

Today is the 324rd day of the blockade.

Middle East

Armenian opposition leader calls for renewed protests

Nikol Pashinyan called on supporters to rally in the streets again on April 25 after planned talks he was scheduled to begin with the ruling Republican Party (HHK) were cancelled.

Yemen

What does killing of political chief mean for Houthis?

Houthi leader's death could embolden the movement to carry out further attacks against Saudi Arabia, analysts say.

What does the death of Saleh al-Sammad mean for Yemen's Houthis?

Inside Story

Are world leaders doing enough to stop the war in Yemen?

More than 45 people recently killed during air raids by the Saudi and US-backed coalition in Yemen.

Syria's War

Yarmouk camp: From 'war on stomachs' to 'annihilation'

Activists describe scenes of besieged camp in southern Damascus as Syrian forces attempt to drive ISIL out.

Syria's Yarmouk camp: From a 'war on stomachs' to 'annihilation'

Egypt

Egypt: Former top auditor sentenced to five years in prison

The sentence comes after Genena claimed to be in possession of documents that could incriminate senior army officials.

Egypt: Former top auditor sentenced to five years in prison

Opinion

Is a military coup possible in Iran?

IRGC staff changes and talk of the merits of a 'military president' suggest that a coup might be under consideration.

Saeid Golkar

by Saeid Golkar

Saeid Golkar

Opinion

How the NYT partook in the plunder of Iraq

Who gave permission to the New York Times to remove thousands of ISIL files from Iraq?

Sinan Antoon

by Sinan Antoon

Sinan Antoon

Al Jazeera Selects

Palestinians: Stories of resistance

A mother protests, a teenager comes of age, and a cameraman records his final moments – life in occupied Palestine.

GCC

Kuwait: Not resolving GCC crisis is destructive to region

Kuwaiti Deputy FM Khaled al-Jarallah says the crisis 'will destroy the hopes and dreams' of the GCC if left unresolved.

Kuwait: Not resolving GCC crisis is destructive to region