Rosiland Jordan

Rosiland Jordan

Rosiland Jordan joined Al Jazeera in 2008 and covers the US State and Defence Departments - in other words, diplomacy and warfare. Prior to Al Jazeera, she covered the White House for NBC News and Tribune Broadcasting.

Rosiland was nominated for an Emmy in 2005 for her work on NBC's 2004 presidential election night coverage. She also won a regional Associated Press award for her reporting on the US immigration debate for a public radio station in 2007.

Among her most memorable moments, Rosiland recalls interviewing then-Senator Barack Obama and his wife Michelle on the April day in 2008 when they realised his win in the North Carolina primary election was tantamount to his winning the Democratic party nomination for the presidency.

United States

Memphis, 50 years after Martin Luther King Jr's assassination

Decades after King's assassination, the southern US city still faces the racial problems the late civil rights leader fought against.

 Memphis, 50 years after Martin Luther King Jr's assassination

Politics

Russia-Trump probe: Fallout continues over indictment

As the political fallout continues over the indictment of a group of Russians accused of meddling in the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump fired off several tweets rejecting accusations his campaign colluded with Moscow.

Russia-Trump probe: Fallout continues over indictment

Turkey

US' Tillerson to visit Turkey, ties strained over Syria

Tillerson will be meeting President Erdogan in what is expected to be a tense discussion over the two countries' goals in Syria.

US' Tillerson to visit Turkey, ties strained over Syria

United States

Tillerson's Turkey visit: Will it help mend ties?

US state secretary is expected in Ankara amid strained relations between the NATO allies over Kurdish rebels in Syria.

Tillerson's Turkey visit: Will it help mend ties?

US & Canada

Disgraced archbishop Bernard Law dies at 86

A priest accused of covering up thousands of cases of sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Church in Boston, Massachusetts has died.

Disgraced archbishop Bernard Law dies at 86

United States

Trump criticises Roy Moore after Alabama loss

After congratulating the Democratic candidate for winning the Alabama election, Trump wrote some tweets critical of the Republican candidate and his loss.

Trump criticises Roy Moore after Alabama loss

US & Canada

US accuses Iran of violating UN resolutions

The United States has presented what it calls 'undeniable evidence' that Iran is violating UN resolutions and supplying weapons to Houthi fighters in Yemen.

US accuses Iran of violating UN resolutions

US & Canada

Trump to send US astronauts back to the moon

The United States has set the ball rolling to send an astronaut back to the moon.

Trump to send US astronauts back to the moon

Syria's Civil War

More than fabric: Mansour Omari and Syria's secret prisons

New exhibition raises awareness of the plight of tens of thousands who gave gone missing since Syria's war began in 2011.

More than fabric: Mansour Omari and Syria's secret prisons

Middle East

How US has long debated its Israel embassy's location

Protests have broken out in the Gaza Strip in response to US President Donald Trump's expected decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, as Palestinian leaders called for three days of rage against the move.

How US has long debated its Israel embassy's location

US & Canada

US: Questions over Tillerson's plans to reform state department

Concerns come as White House denies multiple media reports that US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson may be replaced.

US: Questions over Tillerson's plans to reform state department

Middle East

US wants latest Saudi royal purge to be 'fair and transparent'

Despite US President Donald Trump's praise of Mohammed bin Salman's purge of the Saudi royalty, the US Department of State has urged the kingdom to adhere to Saudi law during the anti-corruption crackdown.

US wants latest Saudi royal purge to be 'fair and transparent'