Al Jazeera

Monday, December 14, 2015 - 06:35
A seven-day ceasefire in Yemen is to start on Monday, a day before UN-sponsored peace talks in Switzerland, officials on both sides of a war that has killed nearly 6,000 people said.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 06:20
The arrival of a heavily armed Turkish contingent near the front line close to Mosul is part of a mission to train and equip Iraqi forces in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group, according to Turkey. However, the Iraqi government says it never invited such a force.
Monday, December 7, 2015 - 06:38
Authorities in Burkina Faso have charged a general who led a failed coup in September with complicity in the 1987 assassination of President Thomas Sankara, senior security sources have told the Reuters news agency.
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 06:30
The US military says it launched an air strike targeting the senior leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Libya, where the group has grown stronger in the chaos following the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi four years ago.
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 07:28
For almost two decades the Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan (IRPT) stood as the lone mainstream Muslim party in post-Soviet Central Asia. But in August, Tajikistan's Justice Ministry decided to dissolve the IRPT citing a purported lack of membership.
Friday, October 30, 2015 - 07:02
Qatar's Foreign Minister Khalid al-Attiyah has ruled out boots on the ground in Syria, adding that financial aid is more needed in the war-torn country.
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 06:29
The United States is sending up to 300 troops, along with surveillance drones, to Cameroon to bolster a West African effort to counter Nigeria's Boko Haram armed group.
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 06:43
Iraqi forces have retaken several areas north and west of Ramadi as efforts to close in on the Anbar provincial capital, which was seized by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in May, intensified.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 06:23
US President Barack Obama has urged members of a US-led coalition to hold course in its fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) against a backdrop of growing Russian military deployments to bolster Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 06:49
Christian fighters take to the streets a day after at least 21 were killed in inter-religious violence in Bangui.