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Tunisia's Fellagha and the Battle for Independence

A first-hand look at the Fellagha, Tunisia's armed fighters who fought the French until independence in 1956.

South Sudan

South Sudan rivals back deadline for unity government

Roll-out of last year's peace pact that called for a unity government will happen on November 12, leaders say.

South Sudan rivals back deadline for unity government

Middle East

Joint call by Saudi Arabia, UAE to end fighting in southern Yemen

Joint statement seeks to appear united as Gulf states 'reaffirm continued support for Yemen's legitimate government'.

Joint call by Saudi Arabia, UAE to end fighting in southern Yemen

Counting the Cost

War economy: Haftar and the battle for Libya's oil wealth

A war economy, a divided nation, two central banks and debt piling up - how Libya's wealth has pitted east against west.

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Is oil money fuelling war in South Sudan?

Oil minister Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth discusses allegations of corruption and the role of oil in South Sudan's future.

United States

US: Confederate statue removed in North Carolina city

Onlookers cheered as the statue of a soldier in Confederate uniform was removed in Winston-Salem.

Confederate statue removed in North Carolina city

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

War Hotels

How Beirut's Commodore Hotel became a safe haven for world media

Street fighting, sieges and kidnappings were all part of Lebanon's 15-year civil war, witnessed by the iconic hotel.

War Hotels

How the Holiday Inn became a symbol of the Lebanese Civil War

A symbol of jet set prewar Beirut, the empty, shell-scarred building still towers above glitzy downtown.

Lebanon

Lebanon aims to resolve pain over 17,000 missing since civil war

Thousands of families hope landmark law to probe the fate of those missing will provide some closure.

Lebanon aims to resolve pain over 17,000 missing since civil war

Europe

Archaeologists dig mass graves of Spanish Civil War era

Mass graves are being excavated in Spain to uncover the victims of the Franco regime.

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Sudan: From troublemaker to peacemaker?

Sudan's Foreign Minister Al Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed on human rights, South Sudan peace and the war in Yemen.

South Sudan

The peace games: Dreaming big for South Sudan's youth

A relatively new independence and fresh waves of conflict inspire a South Sudanese refugee to build antiwar video games.

The peace games: Dreaming big for South Sudan's youth

Syria's War

Syria truce deal 'breached' as western Deraa clashes intensify

Opposition activists say at least four people killed in government air raids targeting areas to the east of Deraa city.

Syria truce deal 'breached' as western Deraa clashes intensify

Tamil Tigers

'No peace in our lives': Sri Lanka's missing thousands

Can the Office of Missing Persons provide answers in a country with the world's second highest number of disappearances?