Charles Stratford

Charles Stratford

Charles Stratford is a correspondent with Al Jazeera English. He has covered politics and conflicts in various countries, including Iraq and Afghanistan, and the Palestinian Occupied Territories.

 

Turkey

Khashoggi's fiancee: He felt assured entering the Saudi consulate

Hatice Cengiz says Jamal Khashoggi didn't think Saudi Arabia would dare to question or arrest him in a foreign country.

Khashoggi's fiancee: He felt assured entering the Saudi consulate

Middle East

Turkey: Khashoggi investigation with Saudi is getting 'difficult’

Saudis allegedly denied access to Turkish investigators to thoroughly inspect a well in the Saudi consul general’s home.

Turkey: Khashoggi investigation with Saudi is getting 'difficult’

Middle East

Gaza killings: Israeli army launches investigation

The Israeli army is to investigate the deaths of two Palestinian teenagers shot and killed by an Israeli soldier during protests near Gaza border fence.

Gaza killings: Israeli army launches investigation

Middle East

Gaza's cancer patients between siege, political failure

Gaza runs out of drugs for treating cancer patients and it's not just because of the Israeli siege.

Gaza's cancer patients between siege, political failure

Middle East

Gaza fishermen stage protest over Israeli blockade

After 20 weeks of protests every Friday on the land border with Israel, the fishermen of Gaza say it is their turn to demonstrate against the siege, not on land - but on water.

Gaza fishermen stage protest over Israeli blockade

Middle East

Israel-Gaza tensions: UN envoy in Egypt for ceasefire talks

UN special Coordinator for Middle East Peace is leading efforts along with the Egyptian government to forge a lasting ceasefire.

Israel-Gaza tensions: UN envoy in Egypt for ceasefire talks

Middle East

UNRWA to cut jobs after US axes $300m in funding

The United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees says it will cut more than 250 jobs in West Bank and Gaza due to lack of funds.

UNRWA to cut jobs after US axes $300m in funding

Middle East

Gaza resident: I am very worried about a future war

Ceasefire between Hamas and Israel is holding following worst escalation of violence since 2014 war on Gaza, but civilians in Palestinian enclave remain fearful.

Gaza resident: I am very worried about a future war

Middle East

More protests against Israeli siege expected on Friday in Gaza

Palestinian political factions are calling for more protests on Friday along Gaza's fence with Israel.

More protests against Israeli siege expected on Friday in Gaza

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Hamas defiant after Israeli threats over burning kites

Gaza's governing party says protesters have right to continue sending flaming kites that Israel claims have destroyed millions of dollars worth of crops.

Hamas defiant after Israeli threats over burning kites

Palestine

Palestine: Unregulated tobacco industry on the rise

With high unemployment in the occupied West Bank, Palestinians are turning to the informal tobacco market, in which the required water - restricted by Israel - to cultivate is low and demand is high.

Palestine: Unregulated tobacco industry on the rise

Middle East

Israel: Top court temporarily blocks demolition of Khan al-Ahmar

Khan al-Ahmar was scheduled for demolition to expand the illegal Male Adumin settlement.

Israel: Top court temporarily blocks demolition of Khan al-Ahmar