The Take

Making sense of the world, one story at a time. Every Friday, host Malika Bilal and journalists from Al Jazeera's international bureaus share their take on the news.
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6 Sep 2019

Inside the US-Taliban talks

The Taliban is talking peace with the US. But in Afghanistan, every week brings more bombings and attacks.

30 Aug 2019

Life in the Brexit row

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson suspended Parliament this week with the Brexit deadline looming.

19 Jul 2019

Undercover with white supremacists

Al Jazeera investigated a far-right group in France for a year, exposing violence, racism and surprising ties to a mainstream political party.

21 Jun 2019

Sudan's muted massacre

Dozens of protesters were killed when security forces attacked a protest camp in Khartoum on June 3. Al Jazeera journalists were there, but banned from reporting.

14 Jun 2019

Australia's offshore refugees

Stuck for years in remote island detention camps, some who sought asylum in Australia are getting a chance at a new life.

31 May 2019

Europe's splintering union

A new European Parliament is ready to be sworn in, and it is as divided as its 28 member states.

10 May 2019

India's missing voters

The biggest election in the world is under way, and millions of names have been deleted from the electoral rolls.

3 May 2019

South Africa's original sin

Twenty-five years after apartheid, white rule might be over, but the minority still owns the majority of land.

26 Apr 2019

Jerusalem: A rock and a hard place

What is it like to live in a divided city? The Take explores Al Jazeera's new documentary about the Holy City and those who call it home.

19 Apr 2019

Life in Jerusalem

In a preview of next week's episode, The Take explores how occupied East Jerusalem welcomes pilgrims from all over the world during Easter. But not everyone is allowed there.

8 Mar 2019

Defecting from North Korea

First hand accounts of life under the Kim regime are rare. In this episode of The Take, Al Jazeera journalists bring you the story of one woman who defected.

1 Mar 2019

Where will the women of ISIL go?

Thousands of women and children lived under ISIL by force, by choice, or by birth. Now, many of them want to go home.

22 Feb 2019

Iran: 40 years after the revolution

In this episode of The Take, Al Jazeera journalists speak to two Iranian women with different views on what the country's future should look like.

8 Feb 2019

Who is Venezuela's Juan Guaido?

The country's self-declared interim president was a political unknown. In a new episode of The Take, Al Jazeera journalists discuss the crisis that led to his rise.

14 Dec 2018

France and the far right

On a new episode of The Take, Al Jazeera journalists discuss Generation Identity and its connection to Marine Le Pen's National Front.

23 Nov 2018

Seeking asylum at the US border

On a new episode of The Take podcast, Al Jazeera journalists discuss why the words we choose to tell stories matter.

16 Nov 2018

Darfur: The forgotten war

On a new episode of The Take podcast, Al Jazeera journalists discuss the legacy of 15 years of war in the region.

26 Oct 2018

Bolsonaro's Brazil

A political earthquake is shaking Brazil, and its young democracy is at stake.

19 Oct 2018

Syria: The endgame

After more than seven years of war, who will win the peace?