Camille Elhassani

"Camille Elhassani has covered Washington during three US presidents, and helped lead AJE’s coverage of Barack Obama's 2008 election. Before joining Al Jazeera in 2006, she was news director and advisor to Al Iraqiya TV in Baghdad.

Camille has travelled across the United States producing features on the American heartland. She studied Political Science and Music and has received a Peabody and a DuPont Award for her work. "


Hacker who reported Manning testifies

Court hears from Adrian Lamo about conversations he had with soldier accused of leaking classified information.


Bradley Manning trial begins

Manning's defence lawyer ends his opening statement by saying his client was "young, naïve, but good intentioned".

Middle East

Manning faces court martial

Judge appointed indicates she does not want the trial of Bradley Manning to turn into a debate about foreign policy.


Message from Guantanamo prison cells

Both officials and lawyers agree that ongoing hunger strike may be linked to lack of progress in closing the prison.


Kerry's new job

US Secretary of State John Kerry has completed the first week in his new job.


US plans to increase aid to Syrian people

The United States pushes for greater access to distribute humanitarian aid to Syrians displaced by the fighting.


Hillary Clinton bids farewell to staff

Top US diplomat ends four-year tenure, handing over reins to Senator John Kerry.


Manning to receive sentence credit

Army judge grants sentence credit after brig staff refused recommendation from mental health professionals.


Sexual assault at the US military academies

Sexual assault a "persistent problem" in the US service academies.


Manning takes the stand

US Army Private First Class tells a judge he was mistreated at Marine Corps Base Quantico.


WikiLeaks suspect Manning 'not suicide risk'

Psychiatrists treating US army private suspected of leaking classified documents say he should not be on suicide watch.


The US political ads war

More than a million political advertisements have aired in the 2012 presidential race, far more than in previous polls.