War & Conflict

Week in pictures: From Catalonia to Las Vegas attack

A photo roundup of some of last week's key events, including Rohingya crisis, Navratri festival and capture of Hawija.

Week in pictures: From Catalonia to Las Vegas attack

Hurricane

Puerto Ricans: 'We're still in the middle of a storm'

Al Jazeera speaks with Xiomara Caro-Diaz, an activist leading the charge to rebuild a hurricane-battered Puerto Rico.

Central African Republic

Fulani in CAR: 'Without cows, my life has no purpose'

Thousands of cattle farmers forced into displaced persons camps in Central Africa Republic as crisis deepens in country.

Displaced and without their cows: the Fulani in CAR

Africa

Cameroon's English-speakers call for independence

Troops deployed to Anglophone regions as activists declare symbolic independence from country's French-speaking areas.

Cameroon's English-speakers call for independence

Middle East

UN to send war crimes investigators to Yemen

Yemeni delegation accepts motion passed in compromise between Western countries and Arab states, including Saudi Arabia.

Human Rights

Who are the Rohingya?

Why are the more than one million Rohingya in Myanmar considered the 'world's most persecuted minority'?

Myanmar: Who are the Rohingya?

Rohingya

How Myanmar expelled the majority of its Rohingya

After the recent exodus of Rohingya, Bangladesh now hosts more Rohingya than Myanmar.

How Myanmar expelled the majority of its Rohingya

Rohingya

Rohingya mothers and babies: Hungry and traumatised

Mothers recount giving birth as they fled, their children crying in hunger and their fears over long-term trauma.

Rohingya mothers and babies: Hungry and traumatised

United States

Trump says hurricane relief 'amazing' amid criticism

Many of the island's 3.4m residents are without electricity as Puerto Rico endures fuel shortages in wake of hurricane.

Rohingya

Rohingya refugees search for shelter in Bangladesh

As hundreds of thousands of refugees have entered Cox's Bazar, the challenge of sheltering them has intensified.

Rohingya refugees search for shelter in Bangladesh

Asia

Amnesty: India's Rohingya need support, not expulsion

Rights group says India uses 'security threat' to justify plans for mass deportation of approximately 40,000 Rohingya.

Amnesty: India's Rohingya need support, not expulsion

Asia

A month of misery for Myanmar's Rohingya

Monday marks one month since recent crisis began in Rakhine forcing 430,000 people to flee their homes to Bangladesh.

Asia

UN: Rohingya in Bangladesh need 'massive' assistance

UN says there are 'immense' challenges as Bangladesh needs assistance to feed and shelter 436,000 Rohingya.

UN: Rohingya in Bangladesh need 'massive' assistance

Opinion

Lake Chad Basin: One long climate catastrophe

Climate change is feeding poverty, instability, hunger and violence in the Lake Chad basin.

Alexander Carius

by Alexander Carius

Alexander Carius

Reporter's Notebook

They look at us with hope, but we can only document their despair

As a photojournalist capturing the suffering of the Rohingya, I wonder whether our pictures are doing anything to help them at all.

They look at us with hope, but we can only document their despair