Alan Fisher

Alan Fisher

US & Canada

US recognises six Virginia Native tribes after decades-long fight

Six Native American tribes in the US state of Virginia have been granted full federal recognition after a nearly twenty-year-long legal battle.

US recognises six Virginia Native tribes after decades-long fight

US & Canada

White House aide Rob Porter resigns over abuse claims

White House staff secretary Rob Porter resigned on Wednesday, a day after a British newspaper reported allegations from two ex-wives of physical and verbal abuse.

White House aide Rob Porter resigns over abuse claims

United States

US: Nunes' memo could be published on Friday

A controversial memo about the way the FBI and Justice Department investigated alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election is expected to be released on Friday.

US: Nunes' memo could be published on Friday

United States

A divided US grows further apart after Trump's first year

A new poll published to mark one year since the inauguration shows the problem of a divided nation under Trump.

A divided US grows further apart after Trump's first year

United States

Mike Pence in the Middle East on a three-day trip

The US vice president hopes to convince regional powers that Donald Trump is still an honest broker, but the Palestinian leaders have snubbed his visit.

Mike Pence in the Middle East on a three-day trip

United States

US: Donald Trump spends MLK Day golfing in Florida

Trump released a video message marking the holiday, but his recent comments on immigrants from Africa, Haiti and Latin America have reinvigorated accusations that the US president is a racist.

US: Donald Trump spends MLK Day golfing in Florida

United States

#Oprah2020: will Oprah run for US Presidency?

Oprah Winfrey is a household name in the US, and at the Golden Globes her speech moved and inspired many. But how true are rumours that she will be running for president?

#Oprah2020: will Oprah run for US Presidency?

Palestine

Exiled Palestinians in Gaza long for home

Al Jazeera talks to exiled Palestinians from Bethlehem to Gaza, reflecting on their life in exile and longing to return home.

Exiled Palestinians in Gaza long for home

Jerusalem

Monument of the past: Jordan's relationship with Jerusalem

In 1965, King Hussein wanted to make a material statement regarding Jordan’s sovereignty over East Jerusalem. After declaring it to be the Hashemite Kingdom’s second capital, he decided to build a vacation residence on the summit of Tell el-Ful.

Monument of the past: Jordan's relationship with Jerusalem

Battle for Jerusalem

Hamas: US and Israel alone after Jerusalem decision

Calling for a Palestinian uprising against Israel, Ismail Haniya has said that the US and Israel are now isolated internationally after the US' decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Hamas: US and Israel alone after Jerusalem decision

Middle East

Trump's Jerusalem move: Obstacles for US embassy plans

Working is taking place at a potential site in West Jerusalem for the US embassy, leased to the US in the 1980s, but Palestinian families claim that they own the land and have the documents to prove it.

Trump's Jerusalem move: Obstacles for US embassy plans

US & Canada

Thousands evacuated as southern California fires spread

Thousands of people have been forced from their homes under mandatory evacuation orders in Southern California by wildfires fuelled by winds of almost 100 kilometres per hour.

Thousands evacuated as southern California fires spread