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Welcome to the Trump show

Whichever way the political pendulum swings in the US, the rest of the world will be reduced to absorbing bystanders.

Rio 2016: City revamped in run-up to Olympics

City once considered a dangerous place to visit, now enjoys welcome developments such as new tram lines and plazas.

Who are we to label ISIL members non-Muslims?

We may add a qualifier to their label, but never do we deny their chosen identity altogether.

Week in pictures: From Kabul attacks to US elections

From a massive suicide attack in Afghanistan to the US Democratic National Convention, here is the week in pictures.

Atlantic hurricane season shows signs of life

After a slow start, developments are taking place in the east of the Basin.

Khizr Khan to Trump: Have you read the constitution?

Father of Muslim American soldier slain in Iraq calls out Republican presidential nominee, thrilling crowds at DNC.

Syria war: Civilians die as US-Russia plan falters

Coalition air strikes leave 28 dead as US attempts to partner with Russia against ISIL suffer major setbacks.

Taliban gained territory in Afghanistan, says SIGAR

US watchdog says area under Kabul government's "influence" shrank by nearly five percent since beginning of this year.

Tourism on the rebound in Iran

More visitors have been exploring Iran since last year's landmark nuclear deal and the lifting of sanctions.

Hillary Clinton accepts nomination to run for president

Clinton says "America is once again at a moment of reckoning" in acceptance speech as presidential candidate.

Can Shia militias be integrated into the Iraqi army?

Prime Minister Abadi says Shia forces will be subjected to military law if they are integrated into Iraq's armed forces.

Yemen: Houthi, Saleh council formation criticised by UN

UN says groups establishing 10-member council to run the country is a "clear violation of the Yemeni constitution".

Rescued refugees detail abuse in Libya

Rescued at sea, refugees are subject to kidnapping, torture and rape in Libya, according to Doctors Without Borders.

Turkey: Army chief stays in post after coup attempt

General Hulusi Akar, who was held hostage during failed coup attempt, retains post as Turkish army shake-up continues.

Israeli demolitions make more Palestinians homeless

In first half of 2016, 740 people made homeless by the Israeli army, which says the structures were not approved.

Reports: Indonesia executes convicted drug traffickers

Reports say the Indonesian government has executed four of the 14 convicted drug traffickers.

Peru: Pedro Pablo Kuczynski sworn in as president

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski vows to kick-start slowing economy as he takes oath of office as Peru's new leader.

Thailand to try opposition figures in military court

Arrests and detention of loyalists of ex-PMs Thaksin and Yingluck come ahead of August 7 charter referendum.

Al-Nusra leader Jolani announces split from al-Qaeda

Al Jazeera obtains exclusive video of the former leader of al-Nusra Front confirming the group's split from a-Qaeda.

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