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Alan Fisher

US & Canada

Trump supporters review their choice six months after election

Donald Trump is due to hold a rally in Youngstown in the US state of Ohio. It was one of his key support bases during the presidential campaign, as were the neighbouring states of Michigan and Pennsylvania.

Middle East

UAE allegedly funded former Al Jazeera employee to sue network

Former Al Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy received significant funding from the United Arab Emirates to sue the network, according to a recent report by The New York Times.

Qatar

GCC crisis: Turkey boosts efforts for resolution

Diplomatic efforts to resolve the crisis are afoot ... British Prime minister Theresa May has spoken to the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Qatar and urged them to de-escalate the situation.

Middle East

Qatar-GCC: France's Macron pushes for solution to crisis

French President Emmanuel Macron and the King of Morocco are speaking to the countries involved in the embargo of Qatar and trying to find a resolution.

Middle East

Qatar FM in Europe for support in diplomatic crisis

The Emir of Kuwait, the main mediator in the Qatar-GCC crisis, warned that the rift may have severe consequences.

Middle East

Amnesty slams embargo on Qatar over rights violations

Amnesty International has published a report criticising Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates after they imposed an embargo on Qatar.

US & Canada

Clashes erupt in Portland at far-right, anti-Trump rallies

Several people have been arrested in the US city of Portland after scuffles between police and far-right protesters, as well as those opposing US President Donald Trump.

US & Canada

Trump's defence of Paris agreement withdrawal fuels criticisms

Members of US President Donald Trump's administration have been defending his decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement.

Latin America

Venezuela: Tens of thousands protest amid OAS talks on crisis

Security forces in Venezuela used water cannons and tear gas to disperse tens of thousands of opposition protesters heading towards the foreign ministry, as the Organization of American States held another meeting on the crisis.

US & Canada

Challenges await Trump's return to US

US President Donald Trump will get back to work in Washington on Monday, after his first foreign trip won mixed reviews.

US & Canada

White House shrugs off concerns over Kushner's 'secret line' with Russia

HR McMaster, the US national security adviser, says he is not worried by reports that US President Donald Trump's son-in-law had tried to set up a secret communication line with Russia.

United States

US military admits killing over 100 civilians in Mosul air strike

A US-led coalition air strike in Mosul, Iraq, killed more than 100 civilians in one day in March, the Pentagon has admitted.