Opinion

Will Spain's 'disappeared' find justice in Argentina?

An Argentinian court's investigation in to Federico Garcia Lorca's murder may help Spain reconcile with its tragic past.

Gina Benevento

by Gina Benevento

Gina Benevento

Opinion

150 years of 'Das Kapital': How relevant is Marx today?

The seminal work of the 19th century economist still provides a framework for understanding contemporary capitalism.

Jayati Ghosh

by Jayati Ghosh

Jayati Ghosh

Opinion

The myth of American 'greatness'

Donald Trump is on a mission to "make America great again". But when exactly was America great?

Belen Fernandez

by Belen Fernandez

Belen Fernandez

Latin America

'Black people in Brazil are still slaves'

UNESCO recognition of slave-era harbour as heritage site prompts debate about discrimination in present-day Brazil.

Middle East

Archaeologists uncover 17 mummies in central Egypt

The find is the latest in a number of discoveries that officials hope will help revive the struggling tourism industry.

Archaeologists uncover 17 mummies in central Egypt

United States

Why remembering the Holocaust matters more than ever

Auschwitz survivor Philip Riteman says the Holocaust must be remembered so 'it doesn't happen again'.

Why remembering the Holocaust matters more than ever

Opinion

Is Brexit Britain suffering from an imperial hangover?

Britain's biggest post-Brexit challenge will be dealing with its imperial past.

Stan Neal

by Stan Neal

Stan Neal

Arts & Culture

How Le Corbusier inspired Japanese architecture

Built in 1959, Tokyo's National Museum of Western Art received World Heritage designation last summer.

French architect Le Corbusier's foray into the Far East

Al Jazeera World

Syria: The Roots of Tyranny

The story of Abdul Hamid al-Sarraj who used fear and torture to turn 1950s Syria into a police state.

Middle East

Ancient pharaoh statues uncovered in Cairo mud pit

The relics, found by a team of Egyptian and German archaeologists, date back more than 3,000 years.

Ancient pharaoh statues uncovered in Cairo mud pit

Opinion

The Egyptian roots of feminism

The history of ancient Egyptian woman can teach the West that it is not the first region in the world to empower women.

Khaled Diab

by Khaled Diab

Khaled Diab

The Crusades: An Arab Perspective

Liberation: Acre and the End of the Crusades

From the Third Crusade to the siege of Acre: How the crusader presence in the Holy Land was brought to an end.

Opinion

The legacy of the Crusades in contemporary Muslim world

The conflict between the West and the Arab and Islamic worlds is at its core political.

As'ad AbuKhalil

by As'ad AbuKhalil

As'ad AbuKhalil

The Crusades: An Arab Perspective

Unification: Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem

We explore how Salah Ed-Din unified the Muslim states and recaptured the holy city of Jerusalem from the crusaders.

TechKnow

The business of bones

TeckKnow investigates the modern-day Indiana Jones behind the booming business of dinosaur bones.