Middle East

Displaced, hungry and sick, Yemenis facing 'Apocalypse'

UN's aid chief says war-torn country could become the world's worst humanitarian disaster in half a century.

War & Conflict

Week in pictures: From Syria strikes to DRC protests

A photo roundup of some of last week's events, including demonstrations in Morocco and Bolivia.

Week in pictures: From Syria strikes to DRC protests

Gaza

Gaza residents to pay Israel for electricity

Gaza's weary residents expected to pay a collective fee of $2.8m a month to restore the power supply.

Gaza residents to pay Israel for electricity

Middle East

Week in pictures: From Kabul blast to Egypt attack

A photo roundup of some of last week's events, including protest in Honduras, Ukraine prisoner exchange and Christmas.

Week in pictures: From Kabul blast to Egypt attack

Syria's Civil War

Ailing Syrians evacuated from besieged Damascus suburb

Aid workers hope dire situation improving with removal of first group of severely ill people from besieged Eastern Ghouta.

War & Conflict

Week in pictures: From Yemen crisis to Kashmir killing

A photo roundup of some of last week's events, including political crisis in Peru and protests in Palestine.

Week in pictures: From Yemen crisis to Kashmir killing

Interactive

A year in photos: Stories from around the world in 2017

Al Jazeera presents photo essays from Mexico and the Philippines to Antarctica and Zimbabwe.

A year in photos: Stories from around the world in 2017

Central African Republic

Displaced CAR residents fear new wave of violence

Thousands of people have flocked to the outskirts of Alindao, where they worry the calm may be fleeting.

Displaced CAR residents fear new wave of violence

Humanitarian crises

A history of violence: Growing up in CAR

A child born from rape and a young gunshot victim grow up amid CAR's cycle of violence.

A history of violence: Growing up in CAR

Yemen

Dengue fever, malaria worsen Yemen humanitarian crisis

A senior UN official has called for parties involved in the war in Yemen to allow "sustained and unimpeded humanitarian access" for the millions of Yemenis facing famine and battling disease.

Yemen

More than 8 million 'a step away' from famine in Yemen

UN calls for unimpeded aid delivery to war-torn Yemen as Saudi-led coalition's blockade of ports continues.

More than 8 million 'a step away' from famine in Yemen

Syria's Civil War

UN urges prompt evacuation of scores of Syrian children

UNICEF calls for 137 sick Syrian children to be immediately evacuated from Eastern Ghouta.

UN urges immediate evacuation of 137 Syrian children

Humanitarian crises

Red Cross Federation boss: No one ready for nuclear war

New International Red Cross Federation president vows to denounce those who target humanitarian workers and facilities.

Francesco Rocca: No one can prepare for nuclear war

Democratic Republic of Congo

Congo's hidden mega-crisis

Political instability and massive humanitarian emergency are set to worsen in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Congo's hidden mega-crisis

Politics

Week in pictures: From 'day of rage' to Nepal elections

A photo roundup of some of last week's events, including a Catalan supporters' rally and California wildfires.

Week in pictures: From 'day of rage' to Nepal elections