We demand the release of our journalists unjustly jailed in Egypt.
Empire examines the new scramble for Africa
25 Aug 2010 15:11 GMT | Middle East, Israel
Sixteen years ago, during the holy month of Ramadan, an attacker opened fire in the Ibrahimi Mosque in the West Bank, killing 29 people and injuring 125 others.The assailant was an Israeli settler, the victims all Palestinians, but Israel's reponse to the tragedy has resulted in more restrictions on Muslim worshippers.Today Palestinian worshippers still flock to mark Ramadan in defiance of Israeli restrictions, in an attempt to challenge the settlers' grip on the area. Even though this does not change the reality on the ground.Al Jazeera's Nisreen El-Shamayleh reports from Hebron, in the occupied West Bank.
Wife of Raif Badawi, a blogger sentenced to 10 years in Saudi Arabia and 1,000 lashes, says he is a "peaceful person".
Human Rights, Politics, Saudi Arabia
Salman, defence minister since 2011, takes the throne at age of 79 after demise of his half-brother King Abdullah.
Politics, Middle East, Saudi Arabia
As the world's elite gather at the World Economic Forum in Davos, many Paris citizens struggling just to get by.
Main opposition Syriza party's platform of delaying debt repayment aims to sweep vote and undo austerity hardship.
Politics, Germany, Greece
Syriza party to form coalition with small right-wing party and renegotiate massive bailout agreements.
Politics, Europe, United Kingdom
Kurdish People's Protection Units control most of Syrian town bordering Turkey after months of fighting, activists say.
War & Conflict
Fault Lines gains rare access into North Korea and examines the impact of US policies on the secretive nation.
Politics, Environment, US & Canada
The damaging health effects of Tunisia's phosphate mines on workers who hoped the Arab Spring would bring change.
Health, Politics, Tunisia
Can a beauty contest restore the dignity and hope of Colombian women put behind bars because of drugs and violence?
Arts & Culture, Latin America, Colombia
The story of Morocco's Jewish community told from the perspective of those who have left, stayed or are now returning.
Politics, War & Conflict, France