Turkey

Turkey demands return of plundered ancient artefacts

At least 150,000 treasures kept in leading museums such as the Louvre in Paris and London's Victoria and Albert Museum.

Turkey demands return of plundered ancient artefacts

Opinion

The American pursuit of domination: From Barbary wars to Iraq

Since its inception, the United States has engaged in an international struggle for power, often in a hawkish manner.

Abderrahmane Amor

by Abderrahmane Amor

Abderrahmane Amor

Al Jazeera World

May Ziade: The Life of an Arab Feminist Writer

Exploring Ziade's complex life, her effort to emancipate women, and her platonic relationship with poet Khalil Gibran.

UpFront

Is the UK still racist?

Writers Afua Hirsch and Claire Fox debate whether transcending racial identities is possible in the UK.

Is the UK still racist?

UpFront

War, poverty and inequality: Is there any good news?

Harvard professor Steven Pinker's new book argues that things have never been better, but is he right?

War, poverty and inequality: Is there any good news?

Al Jazeera World

The Great Population Exchange between Turkey and Greece

The lasting legacy of the population exchange between Greece and Turkey after the fall of the Ottoman Empire.

Holding the Key: Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre

A look at Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre, its turbulent history and the different denominations using it.

Opinion

The ICJ may help Chagossians to finally return home

An upcoming ICJ decision on the status of the Chagos Islands may upset both the UK and Mauritius.

Constantinos Yiallourides

by Constantinos Yiallourides

Constantinos Yiallourides

South Sudan

South Sudan archivists fear loss of historical texts

With efforts to get national archives off the ground stalled, conflict not only threatens people but also historical heritage.

The Listening Post

History through Cuban eyes: Noticiero ICAIC

A Listening Post special looking back at a time when Cuban movie theatres delivered the news like nobody else.

United Kingdom

How Britain's Victorian Muslims celebrated Christmas

Led by William Quilliam, one of the first known Muslim converts, a small group used to gather and give food to the poor.

How did Victorian Muslims celebrate Christmas?

Native Americans

Native tribes sue Trump to protect sacred land

Native Americans launch fight to protect sacred sites after Trump reduced the size of protected cultural lands in Utah.

Native tribes sue Trump over Bears Ears Monument

Arts & Culture

When is Thanksgiving Day and why is it celebrated?

In the US, Thanksgiving Day will be celebrated on Thursday, November 23.

When is Thanksgiving Day and why is it celebrated?

War & Conflict

History of America in hole-punched photos

During the Great Depression, the US government launched a project to portray the country's reality. Here are the photos.

History of America in hole-punched photos

India

Why are Hindu groups protesting against Tipu Sultan?

Southern Karnataka state celebrates Tipu Sultan for being a patriot while Hindu nationalists call him a tyrant.

Tipu Sultan's birth anniversary observed amid protests