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.

 

Middle East

Electricity shortage may close Palestine's hospitals

The latest fuel crisis started after Israel stopped millions of dollars from Qatar sent to Palestinian territory.

Electricity shortage may close Palestine's hospitals

Asia

Bangladesh polls: Awami League denies voter intimidation charges

Awami League's student movement dismisses opposition claims of election violence and voter intimidation.

Bangladesh polls: Awami League denies voter intimidation charges

Asia

Bangladesh's opposition face abuse amid vote-rigging allegations

Opposition candidates and supporters say they were threatened, beaten by government supporters and detained by police.

Bangladesh's opposition face abuse amid vote-rigging allegations

Asia

Fears of renewed violence in Tajikistan after protests in Khorog

The army was sent in after protests broke out in September about neglect and intimidation by the predominantly Sunni Muslim government.

Fears of renewed violence in Tajikistan after protests in Khorog

Asia

Tajikistan's only ski resort: Safed Dara

In a country with an abundance of snow, a lone ski resort 70km north of Dushanbe trains local young people with hopes of becoming downhill champions.

Tajikistan's only ski resort: Safed Dara

Asia

Tajikistan poverty takes violent toll on domestic life

Unemployment, alcoholism and violence against women are common problems for men.

Tajikistan poverty takes violent toll on domestic life

Asia

Inside Tajikistan: A history of music and storytelling

We meet Tajik musicians holding on to their musical roots as they try to keep their centuries-old tradition alive.

Inside Tajikistan: A history of music and storytelling

Asia

Inside Tajikistan: The front line of the war on drugs

While Tajikistan says it has been able to control the situation, the UN drug agency accuses it of not doing enough.

Inside Tajikistan: The front line of the war on drugs

Asia

Launched 42 years after start, can Rogun Dam fulfil Tajik dreams?

Launched 42 years after start, can Rogun Dam fulfil Tajik dreams?

Launched 42 years after start, can Rogun Dam fulfil Tajik dreams?

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