Europe

Italy's villages face economic crisis fuelled by austerity

Many doubt vow of populist parties in new coalition government to restore rights of working class Italians.

Opinion

The populism and dystopia of Italy's new government

The Five Star - League alliance has won the 'cultural war' in Italy.

Vito Laterza

by Vito Laterza

Vito Laterza

Europe

Italy populist parties edge closer to government

Giuseppe Conte proposed as Italy PM as the country edges closer to a populist government.

Europe

Five Star and League: Winners and losers of Italy's new direction

As League and Five Star Movement move towards forming a new government, Al Jazeera takes a look at who will benefit most.

Shorts

Catching light in Italy

Kurt Moser spent 30 years shooting war images 'you really should not see'. Now, he catches light with his giant camera.

Catching light in Italy

Italy

Italian tribunal lifts ban on Berlusconi holding office

Berlusconi was convicted of tax fraud in 2013, triggering a bar on holding any elected position for six years.

Italy tribunal lifts ban on Berlusconi holding public office

Italy

Shipwreck survivors launch case against Italy

Lawyers allege Italy is responsible for the deaths of 20 asylum seekers off the coast of Libya last November.

Lawyers pin blame for deaths of 20 migrants at sea on Italy

Football

Football, Fascism and the World Cup: Game of Our Lives Episode 7

In the season finale of Game of Our Lives, host David Goldblatt speaks with writer and historian John Foot about Italian football and its relationship to politics and national identity.

Football, Fascism and the World Cup: Game of Our Lives Episode 7

Europe

Italy court rules refugee rescue ship to stay impounded

Supreme Court decision is a renewed blow to nongovernmental organisations operating in the Mediterranean.

Italian court rules Iuventa rescue vessel will remain impounded

The Listening Post

Victim-blaming and objectification: Sexism in Italy's media

Why the country's media missed its 'Harvey Weinstein moment'.

The Listening Post

Red lines and military strikes: Media coverage of the Syrian war

We map the politics and aesthetics of the Syria news coverage. Plus, what's behind enduring sexism in the Italian media?

Italy

'Europe has reached point of criminalising sea rescues'

Vessel refused to hand refugees to Libyan coastguard and docked in Italy, where officials opened probe against crew.

NGOs warn of intimidation as Italy seizes migrant rescue ship

Palestine

Summit on UNRWA funding gets $100m in aid pledges

Participants in Rome meeting to help fund the Palestinian refugee agency, but combined aid pledge falls $350m short.

Summit on UNRWA funding gets $100m in aid pledges

Refugees

Italy to temporarily close Lampedusa refugee centre

Lampedusa refugee centre to be closed for 'renovation work' following protests over dire conditions and rights abuses.

Italy to temporarily close Lampedusa 'hotspot' refugee centre

Italy

Spring weather disrupts life across the central Mediterranean

Severe storms bring damaging hail, destructive winds and a tornado to parts of Italy and the Balkans.

Spring weather disrupts life across the central Mediterranean