James Bays

James Bays

James Bays, is an award-winning correspondent, who has travelled to more than 70 counties and has reported from numerous conflict zones, including Iraq, Congo, Sierra Leone, Lebanon, Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Panama, the former Soviet Union, Israel and the Palestinian territories.

As a roving correspondent, James frequently reported from Baghdad and Kabul. He filed reports for Al Jazeera following Taliban fighters in southern Afghanistan, which later took second prize in the Best TV Item category at the Monte Carlo Television Festival in 2008 and was nominated for a Royal Television Society award.

He is now the channel's Washington editor.

US & Canada

What to expect from Trump's debut speech at UN General Assembly

US President Donald Trump will use his debut speech to the UN General Assembly to warn his country's adversaries. North Korea and Iran are expected to be among Trump's subjects.

What to expect from Trump's debut speech at UN General Assembly

US & Canada

US: Trump attacks attorney general and calls him 'weak'

US President Donald Trump has again criticised Attorney General Jeff Sessions for recusing himself from the investigation into allegations that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential elections.

US: Trump attacks attorney general and calls him 'weak'

US & Canada

Kushner to testify about Russia links behind closed doors

President Donald Trump's administration is at the centre of an expanding investigation into allegations his election campaign colluded with Russia. In closed session next week his son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, will testify.

Kushner to testify about Russia links behind closed doors

United States

Trump says he regrets choosing Jeff Sessions as attorney general

US President Donald Trump has said that he regrets selecting Jeff Sessions as attorney general.

Trump says he regrets choosing Jeff Sessions as attorney general

Europe

France: Trump and Macron discuss Syria’s future

Two of the world's powers are talking about Syria's future - and one that could still include president Bashar Al-Assad.

France: Trump and Macron discuss Syria’s future

Europe

France: Macron prepares to welcome Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump is expected to arrive in France after being invited by President Emmanuel Macron to attend Bastille Day celebrations.

France: Macron prepares to welcome Donald Trump

Europe

US and Russia agree new Syria ceasefire deal

The US and Russian presidents have held their first face-to-face meeting and they emerged with a ceasefire deal for southwest Syria. The talks between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the G20 summit lasted two-and-a-quarter hours.

US and Russia agree new Syria ceasefire deal

Europe

Trump criticises Russia in Poland speech

US President Donald Trump made Poland his first stop during the G20 summit on Thursday.

Trump criticises Russia in Poland speech

US & Canada

Trump wraps up first foreign trip as US president

Donald Trump is concluding his first international trip as a US president, during which he signed a major arms deal with Saudi Arabia.

Trump wraps up first foreign trip as US president

Middle East

Trump aims to strengthen ties in Saudi Arabia visit

US President Donald Trump is visiting Saudi Arabia in his first foreign trip since taking office. Trump will hold a series of meetings in Riyadh with King Salman, Gulf leaders and other heads of states from the Muslim world.

Trump aims to strengthen ties in Saudi Arabia visit

United States

McCabe: 'Comey enjoyed broad support within the FBI’

Andrew McCabe, acting FBI director, has disputed the White House's assertion that James Comey was fired in part because he had lost the confidence of the FBI's rank and file.

McCabe: 'Comey enjoyed broad support within the FBI’

Europe

President Trump defends sacking of FBI chief James Comey

US President Donald Trump has defended his decision to sack FBI director James Comey, saying Democrats and Republicans will thank him for it.

President Trump defends sacking of FBI chief James Comey