James Bays

James Bays

James Bays, is an award-winning correspondent, who has travelled to more than 70 counties and has reported from numerous conflict zones, including Iraq, Congo, Sierra Leone, Lebanon, Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Panama, the former Soviet Union, Israel and the Palestinian territories.

As a roving correspondent, James frequently reported from Baghdad and Kabul. He filed reports for Al Jazeera following Taliban fighters in southern Afghanistan, which later took second prize in the Best TV Item category at the Monte Carlo Television Festival in 2008 and was nominated for a Royal Television Society award.

He is now the channel's Washington editor.

US & Canada

Palestinian official: Nikki Haley is not world's 'schoolmarm'

Hanan Ashrawi has accused the US ambassador to the United Nations of trying to intimidate UN members to support Washington.

Palestinian official: Nikki Haley is not world's 'schoolmarm'

Middle East

Haley to UN: Israel acted 'with restraint' in deadly Gaza clashes

US ambassador slams international community after Security Council holds minute silence for Palestinians killed in Gaza-Israel border clashes.

Haley to UN: Israel acted 'with restraint' in deadly Gaza clashes

Politics

Could the Korean talks help resolve decades of conflict?

This meeting is a landmark one that could bring peace between two nations, divided by decades of war and hostility.

Could the Korean talks help resolve decades of conflict?

Asia Pacific

The road trip from North Korea's capital to the border

This week, the leaders of North and South Korea will meet for the first time in more than a decade.

The road trip from North Korea's capital to the border

Asia Pacific

The effect of sanctions on North Korea

North Korea says that domestic production has replaced products unavailable due to sanctions and Al Jazeera has found both full shelves and foreign products readily available.

The effect of sanctions on North Korea

Asia Pacific

N Koreans on Trump: 'Is he even a human?'

Talking to ordinary North Koreans about Trump and the US.

N Koreans on Trump: 'Is he even a human?'

Asia Pacific

North Korea from up close: The self-reliance philosophy

Al Jazeera's diplomatic editor given access to Pyongyang, from where he reports on isolated nation's governing ideology.

North Korea from up close: The self-reliance philosophy

Syria's War

Is Russia stalling a UN resolution on Eastern Ghouta?

The member states of the UN Security Council have gathered to discuss calling for an end to the violence in Eastern Ghouta, but people there are still dying, and any action is a long way away.

Is Russia stalling a UN resolution on Eastern Ghouta?

Middle East

US, Russia clash at UN over Syria chlorine attacks

A UN Security Council meeting that was supposed to condemn the reported use of chlorine gas by the Assad government in Syria has failed to agree on a statement.

US, Russia clash at UN over Syria chlorine attacks

United Nations

Mahmoud Abbas to deliver a rare address at UNSC meeting

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is set to deliver a rare address at the United Nations Security Council later this month.

Mahmoud Abbas to deliver a rare address at UNSC meeting

Middle East

UNSC members shown 'Iranian-made' missile debris

The US wants the Security Council to take tougher action against Iran and is using debris it claims came from a Houthi missile fired at Saudi Arabia to make its case.

UNSC members shown 'Iranian-made' missile debris

United States

Trump threatens to cut Palestinian aid in Davos

Claiming that the Palestinians had 'disrespected' the US, Donald Trump is threatening more aid cuts to Palestine.

Trump threatens to cut Palestinian aid in Davos