Al Jazeera World

Young French Arabs: Identity, Equality, Fraternity

Young Parisians of Arab descent reflect on cultural identity, activism, the Arab Spring and the Palestinian cause.

Battle for Mosul

Civilians fleeing Mosul battle: 'We've lost everything'

Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis have fled west Mosul in the US-backed offensive to retake the city from ISIL.


Why did 41 girls die at a Guatemalan youth shelter?

Accusations of abuse and neglect have come to light after a fire at a state-funded youth shelter killed 41 girls.

Human Rights

Israel punishes hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners

Israeli authorities look to quell mass hunger strike through solitary confinement and punitive measures.


How Israeli soldiers interrogated me

On Palestinian Prisoners Day detainees and their relatives tell horror stories of torture and abuse in Israeli jails.

Human Rights

Palestinian prisoners go on mass hunger strike

Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners start hunger strike to demand basic rights as Israeli jails' conditions hit 'new low'.

Human Rights

What it means to be a Palestinian prisoner in Israel

As hundreds of prisoners go on a mass hunger strike, here is a fact sheet about their plight in Israeli jails.

Middle East

Egyptian-US citizen acquitted in trafficking case

Egyptian-US citizen spent nearly three years in detention over accusations related to her NGO helping street children.

Boko Haram

Nigerians demand 'bring back our girls' years later

Activists hold rallies amid anger that government efforts to negotiate the schoolgirls' freedom have stalled.


Suspect arrested in Congo murder of UN workers

Another suspect escaped after he was taken into custody in connection with last month's murder of two UN investigators.

Poverty & Development

Week in pictures: From South Africa to Venezuela

From protests in South Africa and Venezuela to hunger in Somalia, here is the week in photos.

101 East

South Korea's Gender Wars

101 East explores misogyny and murder in South Korea as men's rights groups and feminists wage a war against each other.

Human Rights

European court: Russia mishandled Beslan school siege

Kremlin objects to the ruling that blamed Russia for deaths of more than 300 hostages in 2004.


'Alarming' rise in Boko Haram child suicide bombers

UNICEF report highlights increase in the number of children, mostly girls, used by armed group in the Lake Chad region.

Human Rights

African migrants 'sold at open slave markets' in Libya

People are held for ransom, forced labour or sexual exploitation after being sold for up to $500, UN agency says.