Harry Fawcett

While going in depth into the story-rich, but still somewhat under-reported place that is South Korea, Harry Fawcett also strives to bring comprehensive coverage of what's happening north of the border.

Harry began his career in local radio in the UK, before moving to ITN, and Channel Four News, with a year's freelancing in Australia. 

He joined Al Jazeera in Malaysia in 2008, and for the last few years he has been a regional correspondent covering the Asia-Pacific. 

Middle East

Trump holds talks with Israeli and Palestinian officials

US President Donald Trump held talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in which he promised to help broker an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal.

Middle East

Israel settlements a sticking point in Trump's Jerusalem visit

After a two-day Saudi Arabia trip, US President Donald Trump will travel to Jerusalem to seek ways to restart talks between the Palestinian Authority and Israel.

Middle East

Families fear for Palestinian hunger-striking prisoners' lives

Families are fearing for the lives of Palestinian prisoners who have been on a hunger strike for a month. More than 1,000 people are taking part in the strike, led by influential prisoner Marwan Barghouti.

Middle East

Palestinians mark 69th 'Nakba' anniversary with rallies

Palestinians commemorated the 69th anniversary of the Nakba, the "day of catastrophe", in which Israel was officially declared a state following the forced removal of more than 750,000 Palestinians from their homes.


Hamas refuses to participate in local Palestinian elections

Palestinians in the occupied West Bank are voting in the first local election since 2012. However, Hamas, which controls Gaza, is refusing to participate. Al Jazeera’s Harry Fawcett reports from Ramallah.

Middle East

Palestinian family sues Israel over deadly arson attack

The family of a six-year-old Palestinian boy who survived a firebombing that killed his parents and brother is launching legal action against the Israeli government.

Middle East

Palestine's Hamas to revise founding charter

The leader of the Palestinian group Hamas, Khaled Meshaal, is to announce a change to its founding charter on Monday. Some analysts believe the group will soften its language on Israel.

Asia Pacific

South Korea: The day Park Geun-hye was ousted

Thousands celebrate removal of South Korean leader, while supporters storm court leaving two protesters dead.

Asia Pacific

South Korean court to rule on president's impeachment

South Korea's Constitutional Court will rule on President Park Geun-Hye's impeachment on Friday. Park is accused of violating her constitutional duty by colluding with a friend to take favours. She denies any wrongdoing.

Asia Pacific

North Korea fires four ballistic missiles into Sea of Japan

South Korea's military says the North has fired four ballistic missiles from a base near the border with China. Three of them landed about 1,000km off the South’s east coast, in the Sea of Japan.


Removing gang stigma from Japan's tattoo culture

Country's leading practitioner wants full-body art embraced as part of Japanese culture instead of mafia association.


South Korea: Bee-keeping trend grows in Seoul

Residents breed bees in urban spaces, providing a welcome addition to South Korea's polluted, industrialised capital.