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Middle East

Erdogan says Turkey to stay in Syria until other states pull out

Turkish president also says offensive will continue until all Kurdish forces leave the region.

Erdogan says Turkey to stay in Syria until other states pull out

Syria's War

UN envoy: First Syria talks in over a year better than expected

Syria government and opposition representatives met to discuss a future constitution in Geneva but did not shake hands.

UN envoy: First Syria talks in over a year better than expected

Europe

British army reject to be sentenced for training to fight ISIL

Aidan James was repeatedly rejected by the British army before setting out to join the fight against ISIL.

British army reject to be sentenced for training to fight ISIL

Syria's War

President Erdogan says Turkey captured al-Baghdadi's wife

ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi rose from obscurity to lead the armed group and declare himself caliph of all Muslims.

President Erdogan says Turkey captured al-Baghdadi's wife

Syria's War

National courts lead the way in prosecuting Syrian war crimes

Domestic prosecutions in Germany and other European countries offer some hope of justice to victims of war crimes.

National courts lead the way in prosecuting Syrian war crimes

Inside Story

Is enough being done to prevent armed attacks?

US State Department warns of new threats in latest country reports on 'terrorism'.

Syria's War

Car bomb targets civilians near Turkey-Syria border

Turkish defence ministry says at least 13 people killed in the Syrian town of Tal Abyad.

Over a dozen killed in car bomb attack near Turkey-Syria border

UpFront

Can ISIL survive the death of its leader al-Baghdadi?

We discuss what the killing of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi means for the future of ISIL.

Can ISIL survive the death of its leader al-Baghdadi?

UpFront

Should Donald Trump be impeached?

We discuss impeachment with a close friend of Donald Trump's, and debate the future of ISIL without al-Baghdadi.

Syria's War

ISIL confirms death of leader al-Baghdadi, names new chief

Leader killed in US raid replaced by Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi, group says, also confirming spokesman's death.

ISIL confirms death of leader al-Baghdadi, names new chief

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

US releases footage, provides more detail on al-Baghdadi raid

General who oversaw operation explains weekend raid targeting ISIL leader as Pentagon releases short snippets of video.

US releases footage, provides more detail on al-Baghdadi raid

101 East

Maldives: Trouble In Paradise

101 East investigates why young men leave the tourist paradise of the Maldives to take up arms in Syria.

Opinion

It is time we sent Boot and co to the disgraced pundit purgatory

Why are we still listening to the same folk who once pushed for the invasion of Iraq and demanded a US-Iran war?

Andrew Mitrovica

by Andrew Mitrovica

Andrew Mitrovica

Syria's War

US military conducts Syria border patrol as troops, tanks arrive

The American patrol was accompanied by Kurdish SDF forces, the main US ally in the years-long battle against ISIL.

US military conducts Syria border patrol as troops, tanks arrive

Turkey-Syria border

Fierce clashes erupt between Syrian army, Turkish-led forces

Syrian troops battle Turkish-backed fighters near the border town of Ras al-Ain, threatening Russia-backed ceasefire.

Fierce clashes erupt between Syrian army, Turkish-led forces