Harry Fawcett

Harry Fawcett

While going in depth into the story-rich, but still somewhat under-reported place that is South Korea, Harry Fawcett also strives to bring comprehensive coverage of what's happening north of the border.

Harry began his career in local radio in the UK, before moving to ITN, and Channel Four News, with a year's freelancing in Australia. 

He joined Al Jazeera in Malaysia in 2008, and for the last few years he has been a regional correspondent covering the Asia-Pacific. 

Jerusalem

Israeli crackdown brings protests in Jerusalem to standstill

Israeli authorities have carried out extensive ID checks and cracked down on any use of the Palestinian flag.

Israeli crackdown brings protests in Jerusalem to standstill

Nuclear weapons

Israel's 54-year-old nuclear reactor a safety risk

The Dimona reactor, which began its life in 1963, is one of Israel’s most closely guarded secret installations.

Israel's 54-year-old nuclear reactor a safety risk

Middle East

Palestine marks 'day of rage' with deadly protests

Palestinian leaders who had called for a 'day of rage' saw thousands marching in Gaza.

Palestine marks 'day of rage' with deadly protests

Palestine

Palestinian Solidarity Day: 70 years since partition

The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is being observed across the world. The day marks 70 years after the UN adopted a resolution partitioning Palestine into Jewish and Arab states

Palestinian Solidarity Day: 70 years since partition

Middle East

Bedouins of West Bank's Jabal al-Baba face displacement, again

Israeli military issues eviction order for village of Jabal al-Baba, home to Bedouins displaced from the southern Negev desert.

Bedouins of West Bank's Jabal al-Baba face displacement, again

Middle East

Lebanon crisis: UN warns of ‘devastating consequences’

Saad Hariri has said that he will be returning to Beirut "very soon" to affirm his decision to resign as Lebanon's prime minister.

Lebanon crisis: UN warns of ‘devastating consequences’

Human Rights

Israeli settlers injure Palestinian olive farmers

Israeli settlers injured three Palestinian farmers as they tried to harvest their olives.

Israeli settlers injure Palestinian olive farmers

East Jerusalem

Israel to expand illegal settlement in East Jerusalem

The expansion to the settlement of Nor Zion would make it the largest in the city, situated in the middle of a Palestinian neighbourhood.

Israel to expand illegal settlement in East Jerusalem

Arts & Culture

Palestinian festival drops screening of Lebanon’s The Insult film

A Palestinian film festival on Sunday cancelled the screening of a movie by a Lebanese-French director following pressure by activists who opposed his previous work in Israel.

Palestinian festival drops screening of Lebanon’s The Insult film

Middle East

Israeli settlement expansion in West Bank increases pessimism

Israel has approved another large set of plans for settler homes in the occupied West Bank. It is part of an Israeli government push to expand illegal settlement building and is increasing pessimism about progress towards a two-state solution.

Israeli settlement expansion in West Bank increases pessimism

Occupied West Bank

Israel approves Hebron settlements for first time in 15 years

The Israeli government has approved the construction of Israeli settlement units in Hebron in the occupied West Bank.

Israel approves Hebron settlements for first time in 15 years

Middle East

Divisions remain as Hamas-Fatah reconciliation talks due to start

Negotiators from rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas are in Cairo for talks on reconciling their decade-long split.

Divisions remain as Hamas-Fatah reconciliation talks due to start