Central & South Asia
People & Power
This month on Al Jazeera
person > Aziz Dweik
1 - 6
Israel frees senior Hamas official
Aziz Dweik, the speaker of the Palestinian Parliament, was held without charge since January.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2012 03:55 GMT
Palestine gets ready for historic UN vote
Ramallah is buzzing as Palestinian leaders launch push for statehood at the United Nations.
Last updated: 05 Aug 2011 18:19 GMT
Palestinian rivals hold unity talks
President Abbas meets Hamas officials following calls by Palestinians for factions to end political split.
Last updated: 26 Mar 2011 16:06 GMT
Israel charges Hamas politician
The Palestinian parliament speaker, led in shackles into an Israeli military court, has been charged with membership in an outlawed organisation.
Last updated: 22 Aug 2006 18:11 GMT
Israel extends Hamas MP's detention
An Israeli military court has extended the detention of Abd al-Aziz Dweik, the Palestinian parliament speaker, until next Tuesday.
Last updated: 17 Aug 2006 19:46 GMT
Hamas parliament speaker arrested
Israeli soldiers have arrested the speaker of the Palestinian parliament in Ramallah.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2006 00:29 GMT
Featured on Al Jazeera
World powers react to the Bitcoin boom
Currency's value crashed after China forbade its banks from Bitcoin transactions.
Illustrating South Africa's injustice
Political cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro talks about being a thorn in the side of his country's ruling elite.
Ethiopia and Eritrea: Brothers at war no more
New internal and external dynamics are shaping the relations between the two countries.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Mandela: The father of the Rainbow Nation
We asked South Africans to reflect on what Madiba meant to them. Hover over the mosaic to see the responses.
Life and times of Nelson Mandela
Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
In pictures: China's village of salt
Nuodeng enjoyed centuries of prosperity thanks to its wealth of salt, which is still a major source of income today.
In Pictures: Johannesburg celebrates Mandela
As officials from around the world attended his funeral average South Africans gathered in Johannesburg.
In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp
Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.
Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
News, features, opinions and picture galleries from the world's largest democracy.
Prawer Plan buries the two state solution
Hamba kahle, Madiba
Somalia: Spectre of political meltdown
Afyare Abdi Elmi
Journalists: good early drone adopters
Egypt campus: The people versus the regime - again
Talking Turkey: Orientalism strikes back
join our mailing list
Follow on Twitter
People & Power
Fabulous Picture Show
Frost Over The World
One on One
Counting The Cost
Talk to Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera World
Work for us
Terms & Conditions