Laura Burdon-Manley

Laura Burdon-Manley

Israel

Israel-Gaza tension: Violence continues despite ceasefire

Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu is returning home early to handle tensions with Gaza ahead of elections.

Israel-Gaza tension: Violence continues despite ceasefire

Africa

Eritrea's secret prisons: UAE-run facilities discovered

Al Jazeera investigation obtains satellite images showing a UAE-controlled secret prison inside a military base.

Eritrea's secret prisons: UAE-run facilities discovered

Latin America

Haiti sees deadly crackdown on anti-government protests

Police open fire on demonstrators calling for President Jovenel Moise to step down over alleged systematic corruption and rising living costs.

Haiti sees deadly crackdown on anti-government protests

Africa

Rwanda bans skin bleaching products from shops countrywide

Many fear the ban in Rwanda will encourage women to buy unregulated products which could put their health at risk.

Rwanda bans skin bleaching products from shops countrywide

Latin America

Tourists robbed in Brazil near Rio’s Christ the Redeemer statue

Rising violence in Rio de Janeiro has reduced tourism, costing $200m in lost revenue in 2017.

Tourists robbed in Brazil near Rio’s Christ the Redeemer statue

Middle East

Explainer: What we know about the Khashoggi probe

What we know about the inquiry into what happened to Saudi writer and critic, Jamal Khashoggi.

Explainer: What we know about the Khashoggi probe

Qatar

German innovation exhibition opens in Qatar for first time

Germany has long been known as a powerhouse of industrial design, and famous for Mercedes luxury cars, Siemens high speed trains and other brands.

German innovation exhibition opens in Qatar for first time

Middle East

Qatari farmers trying to find new ways to increase production

Qatari farmers are trying to find inventive ways to fill the gap in the market created by the crisis between Qatar and a Saudi-led bloc of countries.

Qatari farmers trying to find new ways to increase production

Middle East

All-female flotilla aims to break Israeli siege of Gaza

Goal is to raise international awareness about the plight of Palestinians in the impoverished Gaza Strip, crew says.

All-female flotilla aims to break Israeli siege of Gaza