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

Three Palestinians killed as protests rage over al-Aqsa

Clashes continue to rage between Israeli forces and Palestinian demonstrators across occupied territories.

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Clashes erupt over Israel security measures in al-Aqsa

New Israeli security measures at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem have caused a confrontation between Israeli police and dozens of Muslim worshippers.

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Israel shuts down al-Aqsa Mosque after gun attack

Israel has shut down the al-Aqsa Mosque after at least three Palestinians and two Israeli police officers were killed in an attack at the mosque compound in Jerusalem.

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Israel: Indian Prime Minister Modi makes unprecedented visit

Narendra Modi has become the first Indian prime minister to visit Israel. His Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed him by saying the two countries are "are equal in spirit".

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Eid celebrations muted in Gaza amid blockade

It’s the second day of the Eid holiday and Palestinians in Gaza are doing their best to celebrate the end of Ramadan. Gaza has been experiencing worsening hardship because of an Israeli blockade and economic restrictions by the Palestinian Authority.

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Gaza power crisis worsens with push to reduce electricity supply

Wednesday marks the 10th anniversary of Hamas rule in the Gaza strip. The decade has been marked mainly by conflict with Israel and economic collapse under the strain of the Israeli blockade against the Palestinian territory.

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What does the Qatar crisis mean for Hamas?

Hamas is one of the groups that several Arab countries named when explaining why they severed relations with Qatar.

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Fight for Jerusalem continues 50 years after the war

It has been 50 years since Israeli forces defeated the Egyptian, Syrian and Jordanian army in six days.

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50th anniversary of Israeli-Arab War marked

June 5 marks the 50th anniversary of the beginning of 1967 Arab-Israeli War, in which Israel defeated the armies of Egypt, Syria and Jordan in six days. Israeli troops occupied the West Bank, East Jerusalem, Golan Heights and the Sinai Peninsula.

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Clashes erupt on Jerusalem Day

Celebrations of Jerusalem Day, which began on Tuesday and ended at Wednesday evening, have led to clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces in Occupied East Jerusalem.

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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.

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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.