Rob Matheson

Rob Matheson

Middle East

Iraq's football struggle: Lack of funding hindering progress

Years of fighting and the recent battles against ISIL have destroyed a lot of Iraq's public spaces including sports grounds.

Iraq's football struggle: Lack of funding hindering progress

Ukraine

Ukraine Orthodox Christians mark independence from Russian branch

The Tomos was delivered to the leader of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church during a service in Istanbul in what is being described as one of the biggest rifts in Christianity in recent times.

Ukraine Orthodox Christians mark independence from Russian branch

Middle East

Hodeidah ceasefire accord failing Yemen's lifeline

The UN has accused both sides of failing to honour the terms of the deal, calling for all sides to withdraw from the port city.

Hodeidah ceasefire accord failing Yemen's lifeline

Middle East

Tourist bus bombed in Egypt near Giza Pyramids

Within hours of the bombing, the Egyptian government says it killed 40 'suspected militants' responsible for the roadside bomb that destroyed the bus.

Tourist bus bombed in Egypt near Giza Pyramids

Middle East

Hodeidah ceasefire: UN monitors meet both sides in port city

Though a ceasefire has been in place in Hodeidah since December 18, both sides accuse each other of repeated violations.

Hodeidah ceasefire: UN monitors meet both sides in port city

Middle East

Iraq’s Yazidi projects face funding threat

Some Yazidis fear the world is no longer paying much attention to their suffering as ISIL's threat appears to diminish.

Iraq’s Yazidi projects face funding threat

Middle East

Iraq's Yazidis 'forgotten by world' since ISIL attacks

Years after the community was decimated, they are still internally displaced and feel abandoned by the world.

Iraq's Yazidis 'forgotten by world' since ISIL attacks

Middle East

Life returns to normal in the east of post-ISIL Mosul

But in the west of Mosul, stark reminders of the battles haunt the residents.

Life returns to normal in the east of post-ISIL Mosul

Middle East

New physical rehab centre in Mosul gives hope to war survivors

International Committee of the Red Cross' prosthetic limbs factory will help rehabilitate thousands wounded in war.

New physical rehab centre in Mosul gives hope to war survivors

Middle East

MBS' visit to Jordan postponed: sources

Mohammed bin Salman's visit to Jordan has been postponed by at least two days, sources tell Al Jazeera.

MBS' visit to Jordan postponed: sources

Africa

Malaria eradication work underfunded and could stall, says WHO

At the moment, the WHO has less than half the funding it needs on an annual basis.

Malaria eradication work underfunded and could stall, says WHO

Middle East

Iraq: Basra water pollution risks triggering disease outbreaks

The Norwegian Refugee Council warns that nearly 280,000 children could be affected by diarrhoea and rashes.

Iraq: Basra water pollution risks triggering disease outbreaks