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What’s fuelling the latest unrest in Iraq? | Inside Story

Security's being tightened in Baghdad and southern Iraq because more anti-government protests are expected. Several Iraqis have already been killed protesting against frequent electricity cuts, clean water shortages and ...

The Trump drawings that got cartoonist Rob Rogers fired | Al Jazeera English

An editorial cartoonist fired by a major US newspaper has found a new way to share his opinions. Rob Rogers was let go after a publisher rejected his drawings criticising President Donald Trump. The cartoons are now on d...

Gaza Killings: Who is to blame? | Head to Head

In this episode of Head to Head, Mehdi Hasan challenges Danny Ayalon on whether Israel is responsible for the recent killings of Palestinians following months of protests along the Gaza fence. Formerly a deputy foreign m...

Modern-day slavery a growing problem in wealthy countries: report l Al Jazeera English

Modern-day slavery in rich countries is far higher than previously thought. The latest Global Slavery Index report found more than 40 million people across the world are living in slavery. Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher rep...

Egypt’s el-Sisi in Sudan to discuss water, Halayeb l Al Jazeera English

Egypt's president is in Sudan to smooth tensions about water security and the disputed border region of Halayeb. Relations have been strained between the two countries, particularly over Ethiopia’s construction of a hydr...

Trump invites Putin to US as Democrats call for Helsinki details | Al Jazeera English

US President Donald Trump has asked his administration to invite Russian leader Vladimir Putin to Washington later this year. This comes after criticism of his summit in Helsinki with Putin earlier this week. Trump has s...

Thailand: Stateless crisis highlighted after cave rescue mission | Al Jazeera English

Four of the members of the youth football team rescued from a cave are ethnic minorities and are thus stateless in Thailand. They are not alone. Nearly 700,000 people in Thailand are stateless including 150,000 children....

An Israel law that divides and discriminates | Inside Story

Israel's parliament has narrowly passed a law that defines the country as a Jewish state. It gives only the Jews the right to self-determination, discriminating against one-fifth of the population which includes nearly t...

Families of South Korea ferry disaster victims to get $200m | Al Jazeera English

The families of the victims of a ferry disaster in South Korea are to get $200m in compensation. For the first time, a court ruled the government and ferry operator are liable for the deaths of 304 passengers and crew. B...

Australia refugee policy: Five years of deterring migrants | Al Jazeera English

It's been five years since Australia toughened its already hardline immigration policy, sending refugees and migrants to remote prison camps on Pacific islands. It has successfully deterred people from trying to reach th...

Hodeidah’s displaced flee fighting, seek refuge in Lahij | Al Jazeera English

The world’s largest humanitarian crisis just got worse in June, when Saudi-led military action, to take control of Hodeidah intensified. About 121,000 people have escaped since the beginning of last month. Many of them h...

Iraq struggles with economic, energy crises as protests spread | Al Jazeera English

Police and medical sources say at least 11 people have now died in protests in southern Iraq against the poor state of public services. The unrest began in Basra last week and has spread to several other large cities. On...

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