Al Jazeera Blogs


Watching the defendants enter the Aktau court today, I wondered if one of them would recognise me. I had last seen Roza Tuletayeva in October 2011 when I had come to her home town of Zhanaozen to report on a long-standing industrial dispute between sacked oil workers and the state oil company that employed them.

Last Modified: 5 Jun 2012 00:13

Omar Gul's drive makes him stand out against his fellow police officers as US and NATO plan to pull out their forces.

Last Modified: 31 May 2012 12:32

More and more Australians are concerned that the natural resources that surround them are being handed over to private entities

Last Modified: 31 May 2012 10:09

To acquit or to convict the Philippines’ top judge - that was the question. And the bottom-line for most of the senators-turned-judges was that there was enough evidence to doubt the integrity of the country’s now former top judge.

Last Modified: 29 May 2012 22:39

Barred from standing as an MP, Malaysia's opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim led the opposition coalition from the sidelines in the 2008 election, seeing unprecedented gains against the National Front – which for the first time in more than 50 years in power lost its two-thirds majority.

Last Modified: 23 May 2012 10:17