Macron calls for Sahel force against armed groups

French President Macron is hosting the G5 Sahel nations in Paris to discuss action against armed groups in the Sahel region. He called on regional and international leaders to support the G5 Sahel Force.

Asia Pacific

N Korea threat high on agenda of S Korea-China talks

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has arrived in Beijing for a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

Inside Story

Can Muslim leaders alter Trump's Jerusalem decision?

Turkish president calls Jerusalem a 'red line' as he hosts an Organisation of Islamic Cooperation summit in Istanbul.

Middle East

Syria: Post-war reconstruction booming in Jarablus

Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports from Jarablus in northern Syria, where construction is booming and a local council runs education, health and sanitation services.

Syria's Civil War

UN: Syria's Ghouta faces 'complete catastrophe'

The United Nations is calling for the urgent evacuation of 500 patients besieged in the Syrian suburb of Eastern Ghouta, while 400,000 civilians remain trapped under government bombardments.

Humanitarian crises

A history of violence: Growing up in CAR

A child born from rape and a young gunshot victim grow up amid CAR's cycle of violence.

A history of violence: Growing up in CAR

Syria's Civil War

Doubts over impact of Putin's Syria withdrawal declaration

Russian leader's announcement of partial troop exit has little military significance and is about sending a political message, analysts say.


Dengue fever, malaria worsen Yemen humanitarian crisis

A senior UN official has called for parties involved in the war in Yemen to allow "sustained and unimpeded humanitarian access" for the millions of Yemenis facing famine and battling disease.

Human Rights

Uncertainty shrouds Canadian arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Canadian rights groups and legal experts renew calls to cancel a $12bn arms deal to kingdom over alleged rights abuses.

Uncertainty shrouds Canadian arms sales to Saudi Arabia

The Listening Post

Covering Yemen: Saleh, Saudi and the media

A look at the complex layers in reporting on the Yemen conflict from a regional and international perspective.

Special series

The Nobel Interview: Beatrice Fihn of ICAN

Al Jazeera's exclusive interview with the director of the anti-nuclear campaign that won the Nobel Peace Prize.

Middle East

Palestinian leaders face growing criticism over US Jerusalem move

Palestinian anger at the US decision on Jerusalem has not only been directed at Washington.

Inside Story

Has ISIL been defeated in Iraq?

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says the war against armed group is over in the country.


Zimbabwe: Victims of mass 1980s killings still wait for justice

The new president, Emerson Mnangagwa, and former military chiefs appointed to his cabinet are implicated in the events.

Human Rights

Kashmiris 'fed up' with India's human rights abuses

Since 1989, nearly 70,000 people have been killed in violence that separatist leaders say the United Nations has done too little to prevent.