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Samuel Ronan, a progressive Democratic candidate for Congress from Ohio, told Al Jazeera that the Democrats' momentum will "crash against a red wall" during midterms because people will be disappointed "with the … ineptitude of the failed Democratic party". Even if Trump and Democrats agree to ...
"I am always angry, depressed and stressed," he told Al Jazeera, the desperation in his voice palpable. "I look at my children's faces and know they've forfeited their future because we're here. "There are no jobs, no universities, no prospects. If I could, I would return to Yemen today. Despite all its savagery, ...

There is also a 5km race so that everyone can participate, including families and children. Full marathon runners had to complete two laps of the same route, as organisers were unable to find a single course of 42 uninterrupted kilometres under the control of the Palestinian Authority. Anne Paq/Al Jazeera.
US officials accuse the nine individuals of stealing information from more than 300 universities in 22 countries. 17 hours ago. The nine allegedly stole research documents, which was then used by the Iranian government or sold for profit [Reuters]. US authorities have announced charges against nine Iranians who allegedly ...
My personal answer is that we do not see it at the moment," he told Al Jazeera. Aleksashenko, who was a deputy finance minister in the early 1990s, explained that the growth registered last year was due to the export of commodities such as oil, gas and coal. The biggest barrier to economic development, ...
... a national security crisis. What can be said at this point, though, is that it would be prudent for the former House of Representatives backbencher to expect many sleepless nights in his office. The views expressed in this article are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect Al Jazeera's editorial stance.

Three people have been killed and 16 were wounded after a gunman held up a car, opened fire on police and then took hostages in a supermarket in southern France. Police later on Friday stormed the supermarket in the small town of Trebes and shot dead the attacker. Officials confirmed the death of the ...
After wintering in South Africa, thousands of white storks (Ciconia ciconia) have been undertaking their spring migration, with many of them landing in Ukraine. Their exhausting journey has taken them over Sudan, Egypt, Turkey, Bulgaria and Romania. Although the majority of the birds (around 40,000) ...
Over the coming decades, climate change will worsen the loss of biodiversity even more, the report warned. 3 hours ago. Almost a third of known marine fish population are in decline in Central Asia and Europe [Jorge Adorno/Reuters]. Human activity has driven plant and animal species into decline all around the world, ...
Iraq is trying to get its antiquated rail system back on track. Established in the early 1950s, it was one of the most prominent train hubs in the Middle East. But war and neglect have taken a heavy toll. Al Jazeera's Imran Khan reports from Baghdad, Iraq. Middle East · Iraq · Business & Economy. Have your say ...
Yemen's Minister of State Salah al-Sayadi recently said President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi is being held in Riyadh. 9 hours ago. President Hadi and much of his government have been in the Saudi capital Riyadh for most of the war which began in 2015 [Reuters]. Yemen's minister of state, who recently said the country's ...
More than half of Kenya's population only have access to unsafe drinking water from ponds, shallow wells and rivers. The lack of clean water, caused largely by prolonged drought, is causing conflict between farming communities. Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from Wajir in northeastern Kenya.
The idea that Germany was involved in the failed coup attempt in Turkey is 'completely stupid'. 17 hours ago. Dr. August Hanning in 2005. [File Photo/AP]. The former chief of Germany's Foreign Intelligence Agency (BND) has rejected claims that his country was becoming a safe haven for the banned Kurdistan Workers' ...
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The largest lease sale in American history in the offshore Gulf of Mexico has yielded $124.76m in winning bids on Wednesday. The Department of the Interior had offered up more than 77 million acres (31.2 million hectares), an area twice the size of Florida, as part of a broader effort by President Donald ...
Marielle's death started a revolt that resembles the June 2013 demonstrations that shook the country and made the establishment tremble. Marielle may have been killed, but she was not silenced. The views expressed in this article are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect Al Jazeera's editorial ...
The Indonesian Solidarity Party leader has been allowed to take part in the next elections. 13 hours ago. The leader of the Indonesian Solidarity Party (PSI), Grace Natalie talks with staff at the party's headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia [Darren Whiteside/Reuters]. A new political party dubbed the "millennials party", officially ...

Zimbabwe's tobacco selling season has begun. The number of tobacco farmers has steadily increased over the years. Zimbabwe produced and sold nearly 200 million kilogrammes of tobacco last year worth nearly $600m. Tobacco is the country's second-biggest export earner. But there are complaints ...
Exploring Ziade's complex life, her effort to emancipate women, and her platonic relationship with poet Khalil Gibran. 21 Mar 2018 10:16 GMT Arts & Culture, Egypt, Lebanon, History, Middle East · Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker ...
But the possibility of helping to shape how their countries are represented in the media can be a powerful pull, even if that means risking their lives. In the final part of Al Jazeera's series profiling fixers, a former child soldier from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) describes his journey from militia ...
... US President Donald Trump fired former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who was a vocal critic of the blockade and seen as a "voice of moderation" on key foreign policy issues. The blockading countries have refused to step down on their list of demands for Qatar, which include shutting down Al Jazeera ...
... to roads, deteriorated water and sewage treatment systems, contaminated water, and jerry-rigged electrical wires," according to the study. "It is time for the Palestinian society [in Lebanon] to have some visibility, to say: 'We exist, we have a voice, we are like you, we are with you'," Kortam told Al Jazeera.
Al Jazeera reached out to Palestinian authorities in the Gaza Strip and is yet to receive a comment. According to Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz, the French consulate issued a statement saying: "The authorities in France are taking the incident in which one if the workers at the consulate general of France ...
"Today, there were people who were arrested in the town of Kafr Batna … men who have been leaving over the past three days are instantly being detained," Alaa al-Ahmed, a local activist, told Al Jazeera from the town of Ein Tarma in Eastern Ghouta. "This is because the evacuations are happening ...
The monitor registered more than 2,500 complaints of violations, with some 460 in Moscow and about 230 in St Petersburg. Stanislav Andreychuk, a member of the board of Golos, told Al Jazeera that the scale of irregularities of these elections was similar to that of the last presidential elections of 2012.
Homes destroyed and thousands lose power as blazes tear across New South Wales and Victoria. 10 hours ago. Bushfires that razed dozens of homes in southeast Australia have now been mostly contained, but not before causing damage to or destroying several homes and other buildings. The New South Wales Rural ...
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... of the Jabidah massacre on Corregidor Island in the Philippines. Local leaders say because the Jabidah massacre of Muslim Filipinos remains unresolved, peace talks between the government and armed groups in the southern region of Mindanao are not moving forward. Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan ...
... percent of its surface area in the last 100 years. Environmentalists are warning of impending human and ecological disaster in the Sahel region if nothing is done to stop the disappearance of the lake. Al Jazeera's Mohammed Vall reports, in the second part of our Thirst series on water, from Lake Chad.
... Donald Trump's administration has proposed slashing the budget for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) by 12 percent, which means the health protection agency's operations in almost 40 countries will be closed down. Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi reports from Richmond, Virginia.
Last week, the body of a Filipina woman was found in a freezer in an abandoned apartment in Kuwait. It turned out to be Joanna Demafelis. In 2014, she had gone to Kuwait to work as a maid, hoping to earn enough to support her family. She went missing in September 2016. Joanna's body arrived in ...
Al Jazeera's Fahmida Miller, reporting from Cape Town, said Ramaphosa's earlier stated target of growing the South African economy by five percent by 2023 was a "tall order". "The economy has really suffered in the past three years," she said. Commenting on the MPs' jeers at the mention of Zuma's name ...
Central to Chinese New Year festivities is the ancient practice of Feng Shui, the art of rearranging a space to create harmony and new energy. More than a billion Chinese hope it will bring them good health and prosperity in the year ahead. But despite its popularity, the practice is being questioned by some ...
Despite the measures against it, Qatar has developed new international trade routes and accelerated economic diversity, Sheikh Tamim added. On June 22, 2017, the quartet issued a 13-point list of demands, including the shutdown of Qatar-based media network Al Jazeera, limiting ties with Iran and ...
Cano told Al Jazeera that a recent change in Brazilian law now means that armed forces personnel who kill civilians can only be judged in military courts, which are notoriously slow and non-transparent. He said he envisioned two possible scenarios: armed forces would be deployed across Rio at a high ...
According to a group of French scientists who've studied the diets of more than 100,000 people, eating highly-processed (or ultra-processed) food puts people at a higher risk of developing cancer. Ultra-processed foods contain artificial ingredients designed to keep them fresh on shop shelves and to make ...
... Iran's economy. The central bank has tried to contain the financial crisis, however, through structural reforms. "The central bank used to issue the CDs at a rate of 16-17 percent. Now it will increase it to 20 percent, with the aim of creating financial stability," Pouya Jabal-Ameli, a CBI analyst, told Al Jazeera ...
In early February, Israel started handing out deportation notices to some 20,000 asylum seekers, most of them from Eritrea and Sudan. More than 35,000 are expected to be deported or jailed indefinitely in the upcoming months. The Israeli state has already made the necessary preparations for the ...
Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan, reporting from Washington, DC, said the indictment detailed the 13 Russians and three companies made contact with at least two people working on Trump's campaign team. "They pretended to be US persons, never telling these two unidentified campaign members, that they ...
Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency, a day after the country's prime minister abruptly resigned. The measure was announced on Friday by the Council of Ministers, the Ethiopian government's cabinet, according to state broadcaster EBC. Local media said the measure is effective as of Friday, but it ...
... paradigmatic schemes through which to look at the "European Neighbourhood" and to realise Eric Hobsbawm's wish to rescue not only "the stockinger and the peasant, but also the nobleman and the king". The views expressed in this article are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect Al Jazeera's ...
The US secretary of state has started a two-day visit to Turkey, where Rex Tillerson hopes to ease increasing tension between US and Turkish officials over the conflict in Syria. A war of words between the NATO allies has escalated ever since Turkey launched a military offensive into the Afrin region of ...
A look at the effect of the GCC crisis and how it's affecting life in Qatar - from family ties, to business, to art. 15 Feb 2018 11:31 GMT Qatar, GCC, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates · Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker ...
"But [the resignation] came sooner than most had expected," Allo told Al Jazeera. Figures within the ruling Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) have been at odds, he explained, and mass protests in the country's restive Oromia region and elsewhere, calling for greater freedoms, ...
They all have fled the country and the investigation agencies have been very late in moving in on them,” Venu, a senior financial journalist, told Al Jazeera. "Essentially they got letters of credit issued fraudulently by PNB in Mumbai against no real trade transactions. And this letter was encashed with other ...
... we understand our rights and aspire to make things better because of her and the questions she kept on asking. She may be gone, but her legacy will live in each and every one of us. The views expressed in this article are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect Al Jazeera's editorial stance.
I worked with him and remember a humble, unassuming character who wanted the best for his fellow Zimbabweans and for humanity. It was a great honour and privilege to work with him. The views expressed in this article are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect Al Jazeera's editorial stance.
"Rohingya have for years been denied their basic rights, and restrictions on their freedom of movement in particular have made it very difficult to access the things most of us take for granted, like health centres and hospitals," Laura Haigh, a Myanmar researcher for Amnesty International told Al Jazeera.
Duterte's "incendiary rhetoric" encourages violations of conventions on armed conflicts, Carlos H Conde of Human Rights Watch, said in a statement to Al Jazeera on Thursday. "Duterte's pronouncements normalise the idea that government security forces can do as they wish to defeat their enemies ...
A report from the international charity Save the Children says every sixth child in the world is growing up in a conflict zone. If they are lucky to survive, they face physical and, sometimes, sexual abuse. For more than 350 million children in war zones, clean water, food and medicine are out of reach and ...


 

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