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Comment: Surveillance, GPS tracking and 'reeducation' are all part of China's brutal treatment of Uighur Muslims, writes CJ Werleman.

Beset by infighting and assassinations, the extremist group has been driven from nearly all of the northern province of Aleppo in the past three weeks.

Cutting deals with Islamic State in Syria

James Snell

Cutting deals with Islamic State in Syria

Comment: Deals to help IS fighters escape ensure the organisation's survival. If IS is to be properly wiped out, these deals must end, writes James Snell.

Militants, including Chinese, launch offensive on Syrian regime troops

The New Arab & agencies

Militants, including Chinese, launch offensive on Syrian regime troops

A Syrian monitoring group says insurgents led by an al-Qaeda-linked group have launched a wide offensive against pro-government troops south of ...

Uyghur students in hiding in Egypt speak out

Emanuel Stoakes

Uyghur students in hiding in Egypt speak out

In-depth: Uyghur Muslims seeking refuge in Cairo are being forced to return to China, while others have gone into hiding, fearing persecution - ...

The New Arab

China latest target of IS in new propaganda video

A chilling video showing Chinese children undergoing military training with the Islamic State group highlights a new threat for Beijing of radicalised Uighur militants.

Mona Alami

After Aleppo

Comment: The battle for the northern capital and its ultimate capture consecrated the routinisation of violence in a country, plagued by a ...

Al-Araby al-Jadeed & agencies

14 killed in rebel-shelling of Syria's Aleppo

At least 14 civilians, including seven children, were killed when rebels shelled Aleppo, state media reported on Sunday, as 75 US-trained rebels ...

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