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US Army soldiers training Iraqi troops at the Taji base, north of Baghdad. (AFP/File)
August 26, 2015 - 08:03 GMT
According to a New York Times report, Pentagon probes claim officials have skewed reports on US military progress against Daesh.
Al Jazeera's Barry Malone said referring to people fleeing war as
August 24, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
In a very powerful statement, Al Jazeera said it would no longer use the word "migrant" to refer to people fleeing war and crossing the Mediterranean to enter Europe.
Michel Naim Aoun is a former Lebanese Army Commander and now a politician and leader of the Free Patriotic Movement. (AFP/File)
August 23, 2015 - 09:07 GMT
Over the years, many supporters stood with Aoun, seeing him as a force of change in Lebanon's trying political climate. But has Aoun become just another political elite, promising reform but failing to deliver?
A child walks past burning tires as Egyptian demonstrators battle police during a demonstration in Suez. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
August 21, 2015 - 15:11 GMT
"I left no stone unturned in the search of my beloved son."
Shiites assist an injured Sunni Muslim during clashes in Pakistan. (AFP/Aamir Qureishi)
August 20, 2015 - 08:50 GMT
The political geography of oil and minorities in Saudi Arabia and Iran highlights a fault line in the Sunni-Shiite divide at the core of violent transition in the Middle East.
World leaders and human rights groups need to turn their full attention on Syria. (AFP/File)
August 18, 2015 - 06:31 GMT
Syrians have enough problems on their doorsteps. Terrorism, civil war, conflict and the growing refugee crisis. The world needs to make this a priority.
Many LGBT Syrians escape to find refuge in Turkey's capital, where at least an annual gay pride parade shows the community's presence. (AFP/File)
August 16, 2015 - 07:20 GMT
Turkey isn't the greatest place to go, but it's a start.
American Kayla Mueller was 26 when she was captured by Daesh, but she shared a room with a 14-year-old Yazidi girl who eventually escaped. (AFP/Mueller family)
August 15, 2015 - 10:47 GMT
American Kayla Mueller was 26 when she was captured by Daesh, but she shared a room with a 14-year-old Yazidi girl who eventually escaped.
Daesh militants continue to rise in Iraq and Syria despite resistance. (AFP/File)
August 13, 2015 - 08:56 GMT
Daesh is like a bad smell that won't go away. US airstrikes combined with training "moderate" rebels will not be enough to stop this extremist group.
The far-left Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front was behind an attack on the US Consulate this week. (AFP/File)
August 12, 2015 - 07:44 GMT
It's far left, it's listed as a terrorist organisation by the US and Europe, but who is behind Turkey's DHKP-C group?
Haider Al-Abadi's government has become increasingly destabilised in recent months. (AFP/File)
August 11, 2015 - 08:26 GMT
Iraq's government is in turmoil. Accusations of corruption, unrest and sectarian rivalry won't do anything but increase unrest in the country.