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A masked Palestinian hurls rocks towards Israeli soldiers during clashes following the funeral of Mohammed Fares al-Jaabari on Oct. 10, 2015, in the center of the West Bank town of Hebron. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
September 26, 2016 - 14:28 GMT
A fresh wave of violence has Israel in its grasp once again, almost exactly one year after similar attacks sparked fears of a third Intifada. Once again, it's dredging up questions of how to handle the violence and what this means for Israel's future.
Palestinian students in checkered keffiyehs holding axes. (photo: AFP)
September 23, 2016 - 15:28 GMT
The "knife intifada" was thought to be over. Turns out, it isn't.
Syrian troops stand guard as a bus carrying people drives by, as part of an evacuation from the town of Daraya outside the capital Damascus on August 26, 2016 (AFP/Youssef Karwashan)
September 21, 2016 - 13:10 GMT
Missiles tore into a humanitarian aid convoy in Aleppo Province on Monday night as a partial US and Russia-led ceasefire collapsed in a fresh round of airstrikes and recriminations. It’s not yet clear who was directly responsible, but if it was designed to snuff out any final flickers of hope of diplomatic progress, it appears to have had the desired effect.
Palestinian farmer Abbas Yusef, 70, looks towards his olive trees. (AFP/File)
September 20, 2016 - 12:45 GMT
For Palestinians in the homeland as well as in exile, oral history production centers around a common experience of displacement.
Saudi forces stand to attention during a visit by Yemeni Prime Minister Khaled Bahah at the Saudi-led coalition military base in Yemen's southern embattled city of Aden. (AFP/File)
September 18, 2016 - 12:25 GMT
Allowed rare access to the Saudi military's targeting cells, IRIN Middle East editor Annie Slemrod is presented with an anodyne operation that couldn’t be further from the horror on the ground in Yemen.
Cranes and other machinery are seen on the Israeli side of the border with Gaza Strip, on September 8, 2016 (AFP Photo/Menahem Kahana)
September 11, 2016 - 13:31 GMT
As long as the Jewish nation continues to blockade Gaza, Gaza will find ever more ingenious ways to attack Israel.
Iraqi protesters climb over a concrete wall surrounding the parliament after breaking into Baghdad. (AFP/File)
September 07, 2016 - 11:51 GMT
Saif fights the so-called Islamic State for a living and can barely pay his bills. Falih is desperate to leave Iraq, but can’t get a visa. Abdullah works for the government but says it’s corrupt.
Radio and TV journalist Bahar Ali Yousuf (left) fled Ethiopia last month during an intensifying government crackdown. (courtesy: Bahar Ali Yousef)
September 05, 2016 - 09:06 GMT
“The government wants to hide what’s going on in our country. That is why they arrested me. Because I exposed that youth were being imprisoned and killed.”
A Libyan rebel fighter waits nervously for the road to be cleared of mines near the front line. (AFP/Colin Summers)
September 01, 2016 - 14:43 GMT
Under the scorching midday sun and the rattle of heavy artillery and Kalashnikov fire, three men on the Libyan coast are deactivating mines with electricians’ pliers, clad in flak jackets and helmets that will do them little good if a device detonates.
Hassan Nazeri, from central Afghanistan, is an assistant professor of film. He now lives in Germany. He had to lie to Greek coastguards that he was Tibetan to avoid being pushed back to Turkey. (Twitter/Fight for Life)
August 29, 2016 - 08:27 GMT
Since the Syrian refugee crisis, Afghan asylum seekers in Europe have had to work harder to prove their lives are in danger. But for many of the more than 55,000 who applied for asylum in Germany in the past five years, deportation means a death sentence.
Russian fighter jets take off from the Hmeimim military base in the Latakia province of Syria (AFP Photo/Vadim Grishankin)
August 29, 2016 - 07:56 GMT
Russia is using Syria as a pawn in a global chess game.
Mauritanian soldier guards Polisario Front rebels. (AFP/File)
August 28, 2016 - 11:49 GMT
Fast-modernising Mauritania presents itself as something of a showcase for how “to do” countering violent extremism, or CVE, in Africa.
Tony Gedeon (far right) hanging out with the locals in Shignan. (photo courtesy of Tony Gedeon)
August 25, 2016 - 18:03 GMT
“If you follow their rules and respect their customs, only good things will happen.”
Fighters take to the streets of Aleppo. (AFP/File)
August 23, 2016 - 11:19 GMT
Nearly all of the major power players involved in the Syrian conflict have a part to play in the ongoing battle for Aleppo. Expert Youssef Sadaki explains how Syria's largest city could determine the balance of power in the Syrian war.
Syrian refugees land on the shores of the Greek island of Lesbos in an inflatable dingy across the Aegean Sea from Turkey, September 3, 2015. (AFP/Angelos Tzortzinis)
August 20, 2016 - 20:20 GMT
More than three quarters of the 4,027 migrant and refugee deaths worldwide in 2016 so far happened in the Mediterranean, according to the International Organisation of Migration (IOM).
Hamas militants in Gaza. (photo: AFP/FAYEZ NURELDINE)
August 16, 2016 - 14:49 GMT
Hamas’s shenanigans have severely jeopardized the future of the very people it claims to serve.