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Al Jazeera headlines
Wed, 20 Oct 2021 00:32:02 +0000
State media says the test, the eighth this year, was 'successful' as US urges Pyongyang to refrain from 'provocations'.
'Squid Game' frenzy lures new subscribers to Netflix
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 21:11:21 +0000
The streaming giant topped projections, adding 4.38 million subscribers from July to September.
Palestinians condemn Israeli bill giving broad powers to police
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 21:10:57 +0000
Israel moving towards 'over-policing and surveillance' under pretext of curbing high crime rate, Palestinians say.
Love them or hate them: Cryptocurrencies are here to stay
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 21:05:57 +0000
In the latest milestone for the industry, an easy-to-trade fund tied to Bitcoin began trading on Tuesday.
Facebook settles US claims it favoured foreign workers
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 20:29:28 +0000
The social media titan will pay as much as $14.3 million in separate settlement agreements, the US government said.
EU accuses Turkey of 'backsliding' on reforms to join bloc
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 20:20:14 +0000
Ankara blasts the European Commission report as based on 'unfair criticisms and baseless claims'.
Freed Palestinian prisoner repeatedly denied entry to Gaza
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 20:15:10 +0000
Nisreen Abu Kmail was denied the permit to enter Gaza because she holds Israeli identification.
Haitian gang demands $1m each for kidnapped US missionaries
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 20:07:23 +0000
Violence, looting, road blockades, armed gangs pose increasing obstacles to humanitarian aid for impoverished nation.
Brent crude closes above $85 a barrel for first time in 3 years
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 20:06:31 +0000
Meanwhile, United States benchmark crude closed at a fresh seven-year high.
No jab, no job? Thousands of American workers could get pink slip
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 20:03:46 +0000
The unvaccinated in the United States face potential job loss as inoculation mandates sweep the land.
Are NATO and Russia on a collision course?
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 18:22:23 +0000
Moscow has broken off diplomatic ties with the security alliance after spying allegations.
US: Taliban will have no access to Afghan central bank reserves
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 18:15:42 +0000
Deputy United States Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo said it is essential to maintain US sanctions against the Taliban.
Beirut blast judge summons ex-ministers as pressure mounts
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 17:41:14 +0000
Beirut blast judge continues to pursue political leaders despite Lebanese politicians trying to remove him.
Moving towards a UN 2.0
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 17:04:48 +0000
The UN secretary-general's proposal for a 2023 summit of the future merits the world's highest consideration.
Iraqi protesters demand election recount in Baghdad
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 17:02:47 +0000
Hundreds of Iraq's Hashd al-Shaabi supporters protest against 'fraud' and call for a recount of the October 10 vote.
Death toll rises as heavy rains batter northern India
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:58:58 +0000
At least 41 killed and dozens missing after heavy rains triggered landslides and flash flooding.
Water crisis plagues tens of thousands in northeast Syria: NGOs
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:56:14 +0000
Aid groups say poor water infrastructure and climate change exacerbating existing humanitarian crisis in Syria.
German Nazi war crimes suspect, 96, faces court
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:53:12 +0000
Irmgard Furchner is accused of having contributed to the murder of 11,412 people at the Stutthof concentration camp.
US Congress seeks to compel Bannon testimony in January 6 probe
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:21:52 +0000
House investigators to issue a criminal referral to DOJ for 'contempt of Congress' against top Trump political adviser.
Mali asks Islamic body to open negotiations with al-Qaeda
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:20:22 +0000
Malian officials have previously endorsed the idea of talks and have backed local peace deals as security deteriorates.
Brazil's assets sink on fears aid programme will hurt fiscal rule
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 16:03:26 +0000
The real fell 0.8 percent, the sole decliner among major currencies, while the Ibovespa stock gauge slumped 2.5 percent.
10,000 children killed or wounded in Yemen's war: UNICEF
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:58:33 +0000
Without international support, more children who bear no responsibility for the crisis will die, UN agency warns.
US home construction falls 1.6% amid supply chain bottleneck
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:29:58 +0000
Low interest rates have lured buyers into the market but rising costs for materials have pushed prices up.
Violent Israeli raids in occupied East Jerusalem wound dozens
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:01:34 +0000
Dozens wounded and arrested in Israeli raids on Palestinians at Damascus Gate and in surrounding areas.
IMF more optimistic on Middle East and North Africa growth
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 14:38:02 +0000
The upgrade in economic growth to 4.1 from 4 percent is mainly due to rapid vaccine roll-outs in parts of the region.
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