The Voice of Palestine: when a journalist becomes the story | Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was killed by Israeli forces on May 11, while covering an Israeli military attack in the occupied city of Jenin in the West Bank. On this special edition of Talk to Al Jazeera: In the FieldShireen’s colleagues and friends pay tribute to her legacy and explain how difficult it … Read more

Viewpoint: Trouble in the Metaverse | Science and technology news

By: Asia The Metaverse is coming. Can Big Tech Keep You Safe There? Big Tech companies are racing to build the Metaverse, but these new worlds already have a security problem. Vantage Point asks, “Can the people who built today’s social media environment be trusted to protect us in the next generation?”

Can elections lead to stability in Somalia? † elections

Video duration 25 minutes 00 seconds 25:00 By: Inside Story Somalia’s long-delayed presidential election is set to take place on Sunday. After more than a year of delays, violence and uncertainty, Somalia is ready to vote for its next president. The original plan was to hold elections with one person and one vote for the … Read more

Fishwood: disappearing driftwood in Sudan | Environment

By: Africa Direct The ancient tradition of driftwood fishing in the Blue Nile is under threat in Sudan. Yousif Saaed Hamza is a fisherman, but his catch is more driftwood than fish. This old tradition – with which generations earned their living – is now in crisis, with driftwood becoming scarce. Fishing Wood, by Alsanosi … Read more

Fresh Farm: A farmer and businesswoman in Zimbabwe | Business and Economy

By: Africa Direct Nomaliso Musasiwa’s technical business connects farmers and consumers to provide Zimbabweans with fresh produce. Nomaliso Musasiwa does not believe in waiting for the government to solve problems, so she is tackling Zimbabwe’s food challenges directly. She runs a fresh food technology company that connects smallholder farmers with online customers – from locals … Read more

Will Hong Kong’s new leader further erode freedoms there? † Politics

Video duration 25 minutes 05 seconds 25:05 By: Inside Story John Lee is the former security chief who led the crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. The result was a foregone conclusion as there was only one candidate to choose from. After a secret ballot, Hong Kong has a new leader. John Lee will replace Carrie Lam … Read more

What is the way out of Sri Lanka’s economic crisis? † Politics

Video duration 24 minutes 15 seconds 24:15 By: Inside Story President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has again declared a state of emergency. The island nation of Sri Lanka is in crisis. Food and fuel shortages have been going on for weeks and power cuts have become the new norm. Many say they are struggling to make ends … Read more

What will the energy war between Russia and Europe cost? † Business and Economy

By: Counting the costs Russia closes gas taps to two European countries, while the EU proposes a ban on Russian oil imports. Russian President Vladimir Putin is heeding his threat to stop supplying natural gas to Europe. Deliveries to Bulgaria and Poland have been halted after the two countries refused to pay for gas in … Read more

Songs of the Gulf | History

By: Al Jazeera World Four songs from Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Iraq reveal a rich source of stories from the Arabian Gulf. Racist slander, satire, an old Islamic ‘ad’ and pride in the World Cup are the sources of inspiration for these four song stories from the Arabian Gulf. In Kuwait, the Haydoo song was … Read more