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. 

Middle East

Funerals held for Palestinian teenagers killed by Israel

Their deaths have added to the tension on the Gaza-Israeli border, following an explosion that injured four Israeli soldiers on Saturday. Israel blames Hamas for the attack and has carried out a series of ground and air attacks on 18 Hamas targets.

Funerals held for Palestinian teenagers killed by Israel

Middle East

Israel detains 30 Palestinians in West Bank, East Jerusalem raids

Israel has detained more than 30 Palestinians in raids across the Occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, which Palestinian officials call part of an escalating policy of aggression.

Israel detains 30 Palestinians in West Bank, East Jerusalem raids

Jerusalem

Jerusalem: Competing claims over a contested city

With holy sites for each Abrahamic faith within a couple hundred metres of one another, the story of Jerusalem has long been one of competing claims and shared history.

Jerusalem: Competing claims over a contested city

Middle East

Protesters call for Netanyahu to resign

Thousands of protesters are expected to demand the resignation of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. They are gathering in Tel Aviv for a third weekend in a row.

Protesters call for Netanyahu to resign

Middle East

African asylum seekers face deportation from Israel

Thousands of African asylum seekers and refugees are facing deportation from Israel, after parliament approved a bill allowing the government to force them out of the country.

African asylum seekers face deportation from Israel

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