The Israeli Election – 5 Things to Know | Start Here

The Israeli Election – 5 Things to Know | Start Here

It’s the fourth election in only two years for Israel. And Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in the thick of it — accused of trying to hang onto power. So, what’s going on? And what do corruption charges against Netanyahu…

Atlanta shootings: Asian women among eight killed at three US spas

Atlanta shootings: Asian women among eight killed at three US spas

Police in the US state of Georgia have arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with the killing of eight people in three separate shootings at massage parlours. They are investigating whether it was a hate crime as most of those…

Myanmar: Protests continue as ousted politician seeks revolution

Myanmar: Protests continue as ousted politician seeks revolution

At least four more people have been killed during anti-coup protests in Myanmar. Earlier, the acting leader of Myanmar’s overthrown civilian government urged supporters to keep up pressure on the military. Al Jazeera’s Tony Cheng reports. – Subscribe to our…

Iraq's Joker | Talk to Al Jazeera: In the Field

Iraq’s Joker | Talk to Al Jazeera: In the Field

October 2019 marked the beginning of the largest grassroots protests in Iraq’s modern history. The so-called October Revolution was driven by young people who came of age in the post-Saddam Hussein era, but whose dreams for a better future did…

Inside Myanmar's Crackdown - 101 East is on the front lines after the military coup

Inside Myanmar’s Crackdown – 101 East is on the front lines after the military coup

Content warning: This film contains footage of physical abuse, shootings and deceased people. Myanmar is once again under the absolute control of the country’s powerful military. On February 1, the army staged a coup and declared a state of emergency…

Who should own the rights to make COVID-19 vaccines? | Inside Story

Who should own the rights to make COVID-19 vaccines? | Inside Story

South Africa and India are urging the World Trade Organization to remove patent restrictions on COVID-19 vaccines. For developing nations, many of which haven’t received a single shot, this would allow them to mass produce vaccines. The U.S. and European…

Dominican Republic to build wall in bid to keep out Haitians

Dominican Republic to build wall in bid to keep out Haitians

Relations between Haiti and its wealthier neighbour, the Dominican Republic, have been historically difficult on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola. Now the Dominican government has announced plans to build a wall between the two to end illegal migration. Al Jazeera’s…

Pope Francis meets Iraq’s Shia leader al-Sistani

Pope Francis meets Iraq’s Shia leader al-Sistani

The leader of the Roman Catholic Church has met one of Shia Islam’s most influential figures. Pope Francis visited Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in Najaf as his historic visit to Iraq continued. The two discussed the plight of Iraq’s Christians…

‘RIP SN10’: SpaceX rocket goes up in flames after landing

‘RIP SN10’: SpaceX rocket goes up in flames after landing

It has been third time unlucky again for billionaire Elon Musk’s attempts at a successful test flight of his latest rocket prototype. Starship rocket SN10 exploded a day after applications opened for the first commercial flight to the moon. The…

At least six killed as Myanmar forces crack down on anti-coup protests

At least six killed as Myanmar forces crack down on anti-coup protests

Security forces have opened fire on anti-coup protesters in several cities and towns in Myanmar, killing at least six people and wounding several more, according to reports. Two people were killed in the second biggest city of Mandalay on Wednesday…