Palestinians in Gaza speak of life under Israeli occupation.
"The Islam of Timbuktu was taken hostage"
At Al Jazeera, Yasmine Ryan focuses on North African and French politics.Before joining Al Jazeera, Yasmine Ryan worked for the International Herald Tribune, the international edition of the New York Times, reporting from France, Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovnia, Italy and China. She was awarded an International Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2010 for an article on Algerian boat migrants.She also worked as a video producer for the two papers, including collaborating with the renowned fashion writer Suzy Menkes to produce fashion videos from London, Milan and Paris.Ryan completed her Master's degree in International journalism specialising in the Arab world with first class honours at the Institut d'etudes politiques d'Aix-en-Province. Originally from New Zealand, she earned her BA (Honours) at the University of Auckland, with a double major in political studies and French.She began her career with Scoop, an independent news website in New Zealand, covering New Zealand politics, the riots in the Solomons Islands and the 2007 French presidential election. She has also worked for the Daily Star in Lebanon, covered the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen for TakePart (the digial division of the LA-based Participant Media production company) and attended the UNAIDS Conference in 2010 as a fellow of the National Press Foundation.In 2004, she co-authored the book I Almost Forgot About the Moon: The Disinformation Campaign Against Ahmed Zaoui and has an ongoing interest in how so-called anti-terror laws affect civil liberties and the right to dissent.
Ahead of April 17 elections, Al Jazeera examines the power struggles that have shaped Algeria's modern history.
15 Apr 2014 10:36 GMT | Middle East
Almost 35,000 people have reached the shores of Italy and Malta in 2013 and two-thirds have filed for asylum.
26 Oct 2013 16:05 GMT | Science & Technology, Italy, Malta
Billionaire Mo Ibrahim discusses why no African leader qualifies for the $5m governance prize he sponsors.
14 Oct 2013 16:45 GMT | US & Canada, Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Myanmar
Tunisia once again proves its exceptionalism as mighty union is working to negotiate solution to political stalemate.
Yasmine Ryan | 19 Sep 2013 02:08 GMT | Africa
Those close to the popular leftist politician want murder investigation to target top officials.
Yasmine Ryan | 12 Sep 2013 19:04 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Afghanistan, Algeria, Iraq
Suspect in killing of two leftist Tunisian politicians was arrested, then released, in US embassy attack.
Yasmine Ryan | 12 Sep 2013 16:50 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Afghanistan, Algeria, Iraq
The background to key events surrounding the assassination that has shaken Tunisia.
Yasmine Ryan | 12 Sep 2013 15:57 GMT | Interactive, Tunisia
Ennahdha's failure to confront Salafists was major miscalculation, says movement's vice-president.
Yasmine Ryan | 28 Aug 2013 06:55 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Latin America, Guatemala, Tunisia
Marchers rally call for dissolution of Islamist-led government and appointment of technocrats.
Yasmine Ryan | 25 Aug 2013 01:56 GMT | Politics, Africa, Egypt, Tunisia
Islamist party agrees to union's initiative to begin talks with opposition and resolve political crisis.
Yasmine Ryan | 22 Aug 2013 18:22 GMT | Politics, Africa, Egypt, Tunisia
Comments from Egyptian officers are eerily similar to those heard from the mouths of the Algerian "eradicators."
Yasmine Ryan | 22 Aug 2013 14:28 GMT | Middle East
From the fiction of Nollywood to the reality of Nigerian politics, movie star Kate Henshaw wants to make a difference.
Arts & Culture, Africa, Nigeria
We look at the micro-blogging site and how it has changed the way breaking news is reported.
Media, United States, Twitter
People & Power investigates South Korea's disturbing rise in suicides, particularly among the elderly.
Health, Asia, South Korea
We explore how US foreign policy in the Middle East is driving the media's negative portrayals of Arabs and Muslims.
Media, Middle East, US