Bernard Smith

Bernard Smith

Africa

UN: More than half of Somalis need emergency aid

The UN says the situation will worsen unless it receives $1.6bn in extra funds.

UN: More than half of Somalis need emergency aid

Middle East

Turkey: Iran, Russia should adhere to Syria ceasefire

The comments follow the latest attacks by Syrian government forces and their two main allies on Idlib province - the largest area still controlled by opposition fighters.

Turkey: Iran, Russia should adhere to Syria ceasefire

Yemen

Yemen: More than two million displaced since conflict began

Hundreds of thousands of displaced Yemenis are trying to survive in camps without basic health and sanitation provisions.

Yemen: More than two million displaced since conflict began

Jerusalem

Palestinian Christians: 'Jerusalem is for the three religions'

Palestinian Christians have expressed their frustration with Donald Trump’s decision to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Palestinian Christians: 'Jerusalem is for the three religions'

Intifada

Palestine's Intifada marks 30th anniversary

Thirty years ago, on this day, the first Palestinian uprising known as the Intifada began in Gaza.

Palestine's Intifada marks 30th anniversary

Libya

'They sell Africans over there': Libya's slave trade

It has been reported that hundreds of people are being auctioned in modern day slave markets in Libya for as little as $400.

'They sell Africans over there': Libya's slave trade

Palestine

Palestinians fight for marriage, residency in Jerusalem

Israel's 15-year 'temporary' emergency order means Palestinian spouses may not join their partners in occupied East Jerusalem, forcing families to split or move into the already overcrowded suburb of Kufr Aqab.

Palestinians fight for marriage, residency in Jerusalem

Yemen

Diphtheria in Yemen: More than 100 infected, 14 deaths

In Ibb, in central Yemen, an outbreak of diphtheria is spreading quickly, while the blockade prevents essential medical supplies from entering the country.

Diphtheria in Yemen: More than 100 infected, 14 deaths

Africa

Zimbabwe crisis: What factors led to military intervention?

There is growing uncertainty in Zimbabwe after soldiers on Wednesday took over the headquarters of the state broadcaster ZBC and blocked access to government offices. But the army says this it is not a military take over.

Zimbabwe crisis: What factors led to military intervention?

Middle East

Yemen: Walking through minefields to get to school

Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports on how parts of Yemen have been littered with the Houthi's landmines that have taken a major toll on civilians.

Yemen: Walking through minefields to get to school

Middle East

Balfour century: Recalling the last years of the British Mandate

The Balfour Declaration led to the creation of the state of Israel and the dispossession of the Palestinians from their homeland. Al Jazeera met one man in Gaza who remembers the final years of British Mandate Palestine

Balfour century: Recalling the last years of the British Mandate

Middle East

Hamas hands over Gaza border crossings to Palestinian Authority

Hamas surrendered its control of the checkpoints following a deal with the PA-ruled Fatah political party, reached in the latest round of Egypt-brokered reconciliation talks in Cairo on October 12.

Hamas hands over Gaza border crossings to Palestinian Authority