Al Jazeera Blogs


As a new spring arrives in Washington, the Obama administration is having to assess how to respond to the blossoming of freedom across the Middle East.

Last Modified: 26 Feb 2011 15:51

Gaddafi has quietly built political and economic alliances with Latin America that are mutually beneficial. Those new alliances might now be working to Gaddafi’s advantage, earning him support by some of president's of the region, and forcing others to think twice before openly criticising him this past week.

Last Modified: 26 Feb 2011 00:47

Bitter battle between right-of-centre governor who says state is facing $3.6bn budget hole and left-of-centre union members who suspect he's exaggerating hits home for former protesters in Egypt.

Last Modified: 25 Feb 2011 06:15

At the glistening corporate high-rise headquarters of a few giant Brazilian companies, it’s a good bet some executives are sweating right now as they watch events unfold in Libya.

Last Modified: 21 Feb 2011 21:09

Al Qaeda, Iran and cyber-terrorism were all cited on Wednesday as major threats to the United States by the country's leading intelligence chiefs.

Last Modified: 17 Feb 2011 06:14

Recent events in the Middle East and the rising profile of Qatar's international news channel have prompted many Americans to ask why they are unable to watch Al Jazeera on their own televisions.

Last Modified: 12 Feb 2011 19:09