More ‘strategic evacuations’ from Syria to come while attack on aid convoys snuffs out hopes for peace
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
August 29, 2016 - 07:56 GMT
Russia is using Syria as a pawn in a global chess game.
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.
Smuggled vodka, bribery and beautiful mountains: Americans traveling to Afghanistan tell their stories
August 25, 2016 - 18:03 GMT
“If you follow their rules and respect their customs, only good things will happen.”
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.
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).
August 16, 2016 - 14:49 GMT
Hamas’s shenanigans have severely jeopardized the future of the very people it claims to serve.
August 16, 2016 - 11:20 GMT
ISIS has been increasing its influence on the local population, creating changes in the fabric of society that could outlive the militant group's existence, Syrian journalist Jalal Zein al-Deen explains.