Opinion

North Korea's Guam threats can lead to 'big trouble'

The three rules North Korea might break that could lead to war.

Alexander Gillespie

by Alexander Gillespie

Alexander Gillespie

Middle East

Saudi-led coalition blamed for Yemen liquidity crisis

Central Bank head says ban on flights bringing in newly printed currency notes from Russia 'strangling the economy'.

Central Bank: Saudi coalition starving Yemen of cash

Asia

70 years later: Kashmir still a snag in India-Pakistan relations

Exactly 70 years after Partition and multiple wars, the status of Kashmir remains a major sticking point between India and Pakistan.

Middle East

Unrest in Saudi Arabia town displaces thousands

Local activists say thousands removed against their will from Awamiya during security operation in mostly Shia town.

Middle East

Yemen war takes its toll on UAE soldiers

Member of Abu Dhabi royal family among three survivors of helicopter crash in Shabwa that killed four Emirati soldiers.

Asia Pacific

Philippine military kills Abu Sayyaf commander

Badong Muktadil was accused of highjacking a Vietnamese vessel, kidnapping, and murder on the sea border with Malaysia.

Philippine military kills Abu Sayyaf commander

China

Analysing the North Korea crisis

Victor Gao, director of the Chinese National Association of International Studies, talks to Al Jazeera from Beijing on US-North Korea tensions.

Middle East

Yemen's blood bank faces threat of closure within days

War-torn country may be hit by new humanitarian disaster as depleted blood bank treats some 3,000 Yemenis a month.

Yemen's blood bank faces threat of closure within days

Middle East

UN rules out taking control of Yemen's main airport

World body puts responsibility for protection of civilians and their access to aid on the parties to the conflict.

Middle East

Displaced Syrians 'heading home in larger numbers'

IOM says over 600,000 Syrians set off for their cities and villages in first seven months of 2017 amid new displacement.

Asia Pacific

North Korea tension could lead to 'catastrophe'

Washington's war of words with Pyongyang raises risk of miscalculation leading to nuclear conflict, experts warn.

North Korea tension could lead to catastrophe: analysts

Middle East

Calm prevails in Syrian city of Homs

Calm has prevailed in a so-called de-escalation zone in Syria’s northern city of Homs.

Philippines

Philippines: Birthplace of Maute group in ruins after conflict

Butig is the birthplace of the ISIL-linked Maute group that first launched its armed assault against the nation's military last year.

United States

Trump intensifies threats as North Korea tensions rise

US President Donald Trump has stepped up his war of words with North Korea.

Environment

Kenya's Sand Wars

Communities are pitted against sand harvesters, powerful cartels and one another as demand for sand in Kenya grows.

Kenya's Sand Wars