The clashes at Al Aqsa come amid a wave of deadly violence, which has sparked fears of a wider conflict.
Al Jazeera’s Palestinian reporter Shireen Abu Akleh was killed during an Israeli military raid in Jenin in the West Bank on Wednesday, and it has sent a wave of shock and sadness in the region. Journalists are the most vulnerable in conflict zones,
Palestinians and the TV network said Israeli troops killed her, while Israel said she may have been killed by Palestinian gunfire or a stray shot from an Israeli sniper.
It is so unfortunate that the violence is increasing day by day in Afghanistan (“Afghan journalist shot dead in care ambush,” Jan. 3, Gulf Today website). Afghanistan, a battleground for the last four decades, will be a disaster for the whole region
Citizens of the Cherokee Nation — the largest Native American tribe in the US — are set to decide whether Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. should lead the tribe for another four years as it enters a golden era after courts recognised its sprawling reservation and an operating budget of more than $3 billion. Hoskin, a 48-year-old
As Republican-led states ramp up their attacks on diversity, equity and inclusion in education, corporate America’s values are being tested. Finally. For far too long, businesses have avoided denouncing policies that silence marginalised communities, preferring instead to strike a nonpartisan pose for fear of angering stakeholders.
There was a huge sigh of relief when after weeks of anxious waiting, United States President Joe Biden and House of Representatives Speaker Kevin McCarthy reached a compromise over debt ceiling and expenditure bill that Democrat Biden wanted to push through and Republican McCarthy wanted to smash. The deadlock threatened
The president America needs is, unfortunately, Czech, and the Constitution rules him out. He is also, sadly for the world, dead. Václav Havel, playwright and leader of those who opposed the Czechoslovakian communist regime — and went to prison for it several times — was elected the free nation’s first president after the 1989