Al Jazeera Blogs


The deadly attack on a Pakistany military post has reinforced the opinion that the US is not to be trusted and that the government should reconsider its controversial alliance.

Last Modified: 30 Nov 2011 08:30

Following “the Al Barka incident”, in which 19 members of the Philippine military were killed in a fire fight with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, gunmen on both sides are left questioning why the two sides are even at odds to begin with.

Last Modified: 13 Nov 2011 20:40

As I arrived in Mirpur Khas, I saw thousands of women begging for food outside the home of a political leader from the ruling party. He was nowhere to be seen, and after waiting for hours, they went back to their makeshift shelters on small islands surrounded by stagnant water that engulfed graveyards and public parks.

Last Modified: 6 Nov 2011 07:51

Not only has the disaster been exacerbated by contradictory statements by local and national elected officials, but the flow of water from north to south has been hindered by politics.

Last Modified: 31 Oct 2011 14:45

The 'Protest CHOGM' rally - held to coincide with the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Perth, Australia - saw an eclectic mix of groups.

Last Modified: 28 Oct 2011 17:52

Taking in the sights and sounds and thrills and spills of any international tournament is often an experience to behold as our Sydney correspondent found out.

Last Modified: 23 Oct 2011 05:29