Shihab Rattansi

Shihab Rattansi

Arts & Culture

Is Black Panther co-opting African struggles against oppression?

Movie critics have praised the film, but cultural critics argue Marvel Studios, and its parent company Disney, may be exploiting black political and cultural movements for their own financial gain.

Is Black Panther co-opting African struggles against oppression?

US & Canada

Baltimore police corruption trial coming to a close

Several police officers in the US city of Baltimore have been accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars, selling drugs and guns, robbing homes and arresting innocent people.

Baltimore police corruption trial coming to a close

US & Canada

US: Debunking the myth of 'chain migration'

US President Donald Trump wants to put an end to "chain migration", but his own ancestors came to America that way.

US: Debunking the myth of 'chain migration'

US & Canada

Ksenia Sobchak: Putin's presidential rival visits Washington

Russian celebrity and political talk show host, Ksenia Sobchak, is running against Putin in next month's presidential election, but some Russians believe she is a Kremlin-backed decoy.

Ksenia Sobchak: Putin's presidential rival visits Washington

US & Canada

Trump pledge to revive steel industry unsuccessful yet

Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi has travelled to rural Pennsylvania, where support for Trump was strong in the 2016 election - to see if the president has kept his promise, and how voters feel he is doing.

Trump pledge to revive steel industry unsuccessful yet

US & Canada

Palestinian immigrant arrested in US despite political opposition

There is widespread bemusement at the deportation proceedings under way for Palestinian businessman Amer Othman Adi in Youngstown, Ohio.

Palestinian immigrant arrested in US despite political opposition

Politics

US: International lobbying industry running scared

Lobbying firms in the United States are now worried about being caught on the wrong side of the law after Donald Trump's former campaign manager was indicted for failing to reveal lobbying for the Ukrainian government.

US: International lobbying industry running scared

United States

Apple coming back home: Tax break helps create US jobs

After the most recent tax bill, Apple will be paying a lot less in taxes than it used to. Some of that money will be spent back home in the US.

Apple coming back home: Tax break helps create US jobs

United States

US: At least three killed in Washington after train derailment

A high-speed Amtrak train making its inaugural journey in the US has crashed after derailing on a bridge over the I-5 motorway near DuPont, WA.

US: At least three killed in Washington after train derailment

US & Canada

US gun debate five years after Sandy Hook massacre

It has been five years since 26 people, including 20 school children, were massacred in the US state of Connecticut. But despite these incidents, there has been no congressional action on restricting guns.

US gun debate five years after Sandy Hook massacre

US & Canada

Alabama senate election: New poll shows Jones ahead of Moore

Accusations of sexual abuse have dogged the campaign of the Republican candidate in Tuesday's special senate election in the US state of Alabama.

Alabama senate election: New poll shows Jones ahead of Moore

US & Canada

Trump endorses controversial Roy Moore

Sexual harassment allegations have dominated the campaign in Tuesday's US Senate election in Alabama. It drew nationwide attention when Republican candidate Roy Moore was accused of molesting teenage girls while he was in his 30s.

Trump endorses controversial Roy Moore