The Listening Post

The propaganda films of apartheid-era South Africa

In the 1970s and 80s, the apartheid government funded a little-known film scheme aimed at black South Africans.

Middle East

Saving Babylon: Archaeologists appeal for support to save sites

Iraqi archaeologists say more money is needed to preserve dozens of ancient sites in Babylon.

Arts & Culture

Missing wonder of medieval world found in family drawer

Viking-era artefact missing for almost 200 years to be sold next month after decades tucked away in Scottish home.

Lost Lewis Chessman found, could fetch $1m at auction

The Listening Post

Julian Assange: Journalist, publisher, info warrior ... spy?

The indictment of Julian Assange under the Espionage Act. Plus, the erasure of Palestinian history in Israel's archives.

Afghanistan

Opinion divided as war-scarred Kabul palace restored

Bullet holes mark Darul Aman Palace but while most support the rebuild, others reject glossing over scars of conflict.

Opinion divided as war-scarred Kabul palace restored

Italy

'Sicilians have affinity for the Islamic world in their DNA'

A Muslim stronghold for about 200 years between the ninth and 11th centuries, Sicily bears the marks of Islamic history.

'Sicilians have affinity for the Islamic world in their DNA'

Witness

Karakib: Inside the World of Egyptian Clutter

Broken televisions, piles of pens and old cameras collecting dust - why do Egyptians keep clutter?

China

How are Tiananmen Square protests remembered?

The 1989 demonstrations and military crackdown are one of the most censored topics on China's internet.

How are Tiananmen Square protests remembered?

United Kingdom

The British Asians who fought fascism in the seventies

Blair Peach's death 40 years ago followed the killing of a schoolboy - two murders that ignited an anti-racist struggle.

The British Asians who fought fascism in the seventies

Talk to Al Jazeera

Masoumeh Ebtekar: 'The whole world was against Iran'

The Iranian vice president for Women and Family Affairs discusses the principles of the Islamic revolution, 40 years on.

Masoumeh Ebtekar: 'The whole world was against Iran'

The Listening Post

The colonial-era laws that still govern African journalism

Exploring how colonial-era and apartheid laws still determine what can and cannot be reported in sub-Saharan Africa.

Opinion

Britain's belated reckoning with imperial crimes

Britain could not have won World War II without the massive exploitation and abuse it unleashed on its colonies.

Elliot Ross

by Elliot Ross

Elliot Ross

Opinion

How a major anti-colonial victory divided Ethiopia

The Victory of Adwa has been a very divisive issue in Ethiopia for decades. It's time to change that.

Awol K Allo

by Awol K Allo

Awol K Allo

Al Jazeera World

The Archbishop and the PLO

The story of Hilarion Capucci, the freedom-fighting Archbishop in Jerusalem who stood up for the Palestinian cause.

Arts & Culture

Life inside a Kiev Khrushchyovka: Soviet architecture in Ukraine

An insight into one family's everyday life in a Soviet-era housing block in Kiev.

Life inside a Kiev Khrushchyovka: Soviet architecture in Ukraine