Stefanie Dekker

Stefanie Dekker

Stefanie joined Al Jazeera English in November 2005. She has travelled extensively for Al Jazeera covering and reporting on stories from Angola, Iraq, Egypt, Afghanistan, Gaza, Israel and the United States.

Middle East

Yemen facing worst famine in decades

The war in Yemen, now approaching its third year, has caused 'the world's worst humanitarian crisis' - possibly the worst in a half-century.

Yemen facing worst famine in decades

Middle East

Saudi: Weapon fired toward kingdom

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen says it has intercepted a missile fired by Houthi rebels, headed towards the kingdom. This as fighting continues in many parts of the country.

Saudi: Weapon fired toward kingdom

Middle East

Iraq Kurdistan secession bid takes a toll on economy

The economy in the Kurdish region of Iraq has taken a hit after the referendum on secession.

Iraq Kurdistan secession bid takes a toll on economy

War & Conflict

Iraq's Christians worry over Iraqi-Kurdish conflict

Caught between the Iraqi government and the Kurdish Peshmerga in northern Iraq, Iraq's Christians worry about the future of their home.

Iraq's Christians worry over Iraqi-Kurdish conflict

Middle East

A sense of abandonment burgeons among Iraq's Kurds

As Baghdad asserts its authority Kurds fear federal government is taking away the autonomy they enjoyed for years.

A sense of abandonment burgeons among Iraq's Kurds

Middle East

Banksy hosts Balfour 'apology' party for Palestinians

The street artist Banksy has marked the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, that led to the creation of Israel, in his own unique way.

Banksy hosts Balfour 'apology' party for Palestinians

Middle East

Iraq moves to take key border crossing into Turkey from Kurds

Iraq is moving to take control of a key border crossing into Turkey from the Kurdish Regional Government.

Iraq moves to take key border crossing into Turkey from Kurds

Kurds

Iraq's Kurds on what future holds post-Barzani

Masoud Barzani, president of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), has decided not to extend his presidential term beyond November 1. His decision came just weeks after the failure of the independence referendum he championed.

Iraq's Kurds on what future holds post-Barzani

Kurds

Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani will not extend term

Head of Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government is set to leave office on November 1, leaving it unclear who will take over.

Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani will not extend term

War & Conflict

Iraqi forces launch offensive to retake two ISIL-held towns

The offensive to recapture both towns, which are on the western border with Syria and are two of the armed group's last strongholds in the country, came not long after the Iraqi military captured ISIL's de-facto capital, Mosul.

Iraqi forces launch offensive to retake two ISIL-held towns

Middle East

UN concerned over alleged Iraqi abuse of Kurds in Kirkuk

About 100,000 Kurds have fled the Kirkuk region since it was retaken by Iraqi forces from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG).

UN concerned over alleged Iraqi abuse of Kurds in Kirkuk

Africa

Kenya election: Fake news fears may fuel division

Voters in Kenya will head to the polls on October 17 after the Supreme Court annulled last month's election. But politics in Kenya often go hand in hand with ethnicity and tribal loyalties.

Kenya election: Fake news fears may fuel division