Articles by Al Jazeera

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‘Shocking and Brutal Massacre’: World Reacts to Israel’s Al-Mawasi Attacks
Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Jul 2024

13 Jul 2024 – Outrage: The UN and countries across the Middle East have denounced Israel after its military attacked a designated humanitarian safe zone in Gaza, killing at least 90 Palestinians and wounding 300 others.

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Israel Bombs Gaza School Killing 30 Palestinians as Truce Talks Continue
Al Jazeera News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Jul 2024

9 Jul 2024 – Israel ramped up attacks on Gaza killing at least 77 Palestinians, including dozens at a school. Mounting attacks come as mediators travel to Qatar to try and end the bloody conflict.

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As Ukraine’s Largest Children’s Hospital Is Hit, Anger Towards Russia Rages
Mansur Mirovalev | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Jul 2024

8 Jul 2024 – Moscow denies targeting the civilian site as its forces bombard cities across the country, killing more than 30 people.

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Away from Global Attention, Sudan Is Starving
Othman Moqbel | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Jul 2024

4 Jul 2024 – We need to take urgent action to prevent what could be the largest hunger crisis of our times.

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Why Did the Ukraine Peace Summit Fail?
Leonid Ragozin | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Jul 2024

23 Jun 2024 – The Global South is not buying the Ukrainian claim to colonial victimhood, and has grown more suspicious of US client states after Gaza.

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Israel’s Actions in Gaza ‘Intentional Attack on Civilians’: UN Inquiry
Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Jun 2024

19 Jun 2024 – New report says Israeli military and Palestinian groups committed war crimes and rights abuses since October 7.

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UEFA Euro 2024: Full Football Match Schedule, Start Times, Format and Teams
Al Jazeera Staff - TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Jun 2024

11 Jun 2024 – All you need to know about the 2024 European Football Championships in Germany ahead of the June 14 tournament kick off.

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Collateral Genocide in Nuseirat
Belén Fernández | Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Jun 2024

On 8 Jun 2024, the Israeli military slaughtered 274 Palestinians and wounded 700 more in a raid on the Nuseirat refugee camp in Gaza. Four Israeli captives were rescued during the assault, which sent Israeli social media into a jubilant tizzy of self-congratulation and genocidal fanfare.

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Mexico’s Election: A Victory for Organized Crime
Belén Fernández | Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Jun 2024

3 Jun 2024 – Under Claudia Sheinbaum’s presidency, organized crime will likely be calling the shots.

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Gaza Lost Much More Than a Hospital When It Lost Al-Shifa
Dr. Bahzad Al Akhras | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 May 2024

15 May 2024 – The medical complex destroyed by Israel was the beating heart of Gaza, and a symbol of our hopes for the future.

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Palestine 1920: The Other Side of the Palestinian (Hi)story
Al Jazeera English - TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 May 2024

“A land without a people, for a people without a land” is how the relationship between Palestine and the Jews was described by Christian writers in the 1800s. And the 20th-century history has been written through these eyes. This is the other side of the Palestinian (hi)story.

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The One Video Israel Doesn’t Want You to See
Al Jazeera Investigations | Double Down News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 May 2024

10 Apr 2024 – What Really Happened on October 7

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Mapping Pro-Palestine College Campus Protests Around the World
AJLabs | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 May 2024

29 Apr 2024 – Pro-Palestinian demonstrations and sit-ins are spreading at universities across the US and around the world. From the US to Australia to Europe and Latin America, students are calling for their universities to divest and sever ties with Israel.

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What’s Next as ‘Heavy-Handed’ US Negotiates Pullout from Niger?
Lorraine Mallinder | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 May 2024

1 May 2024 – US ‘touched a nerve’ in security dealings with Niger, opening door to ‘transactional’ Russia as Sahel violence spirals.

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It’s Time to Declare Israel a Rogue State
Somdeep Sen | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 May 2024

25 Apr 2024 – Another day, another tragedy in Gaza. Rescuers pull bodies out of the rubble after an Israeli air strike on a residential building in southern Gaza’s Rafah city. It is time for the international community to accept that Israel is a rogue actor and start treating it as such.

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US Campus Protests against Israel’s Genocide on Gaza Going Global
Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Apr 2024

26 Apr 2024 – From France to Australia, university students are part of pro-Palestine protests as Columbia students continue encampments.

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How Do You Define Peace? — Johan Galtung
The Stream | Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Apr 2024

Is the USA global dominance in decline? Discussing the future of geopolitics with the father of Peace Studies, Prof. Johan Galtung. Interview from 26 Apr 2012 [Please read a note from TMS Editor]

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Why India’s Election Is Such a Big Deal
Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Apr 2024

India’s Election Explained

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Weaponising Underwear: Genocide with a Semi-Pornographic Twist
Belen Fernandez | Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Apr 2024

12 Apr 2024 – Let’s pretend for a moment that Hamas militants from Gaza were posing for social media with lingerie from Israeli women who fled their homes or were killed. Imagine the moral outrage that would ensue, entailing racist and self-righteous allegations of Arab perverseness, the barbaric sexism of Islam, and the tendencies of sexually repressed Muslims.

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For Roma, Justice Truly Is Blind
Jonathan Lee | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Apr 2024

10 Apr 2024 – Europe’s courts fail to deliver justice to Roma abused by police even presented with overwhelming video evidence.

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As Palestine Applies for Full UN Membership, What’s in the Way?
Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Apr 2024

9 Apr 2024 – History set to be repeated as the US prepares to wield veto, cynically insisting Palestine must negotiate statehood with Israel first.

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Israeli Soldiers Film Themselves Mocking Destruction of Palestine
Al Jazeera | TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Apr 2024

Israeli soldiers have been filming themselves mocking Palestinians and posting it on social media as they continue their offensive in Gaza.

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What We Know about the Seven World Central Kitchen Workers Killed in Gaza
Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Apr 2024

2 Apr 2024 – Citizens from Australia, the UK and Poland were among seven people who were killed in an Israeli airstrike.

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October 7
Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Apr 2024

20 Mar 2024 – Hamas’s incursion into Israel on 7 Oct transformed the politics of the Middle East. Al Jazeera carried out a forensic analysis of the events and found that many of the stories that came out were false, such as the mass killing of babies and allegations of widespread and systematic rape. In particular, claims by the IDF that it found 8 burned babies were entirely untrue.

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Haiti Crisis: Is a Gang-led Coup Next?
Al Jazeera News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Mar 2024

5 Mar 2024 – Haiti is in chaos after a massive prison break and gangs calling for the resignation of its prime minister. How did it get here?

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What’s the ICJ Case against Israel’s Illegal Occupation of Palestine?
Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Feb 2024

19 Feb 2024 – The International Court of Justice will hear 52 countries on the legal consequences of Israel’s occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem. Here’s all you need to know about the case:

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US Seizes Plane That Iran Sold to Venezuela–Imperialism at Its Best
Maziar Motamedi | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Feb 2024

13 Feb 2024 – The US claims Iran violated its sanctions when it sold the jumbo jet to Venezuela.

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Gaza and the Dilemmas of Genocide Scholars
Prof. Abdelwahab El-Affendi | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Feb 2024

3 Feb 2024 – Increasing partisanship in Genocide Studies threatens the field itself, as well as the very act of genocide prevention.

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Defunding UNRWA Is Worse Than Collective Punishment
Moncef Khane | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Feb 2024

31 Jan 2024 – Cutting funding for the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees at this time means furthering the Israeli genocide in Gaza.

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Know Their Names
Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

25 Jan 2024 – Palestinian Children Killed in Israeli Genocidal Attacks on Gaza – The Gaza Strip is a graveyard for thousands of children, the UN has said. Since 7 Oct, Israeli attacks have killed at least 10,000 children. That is one Palestinian child killed every 15 minutes.

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Gaza and Germany’s Departure from Reason
[decoco] decolonial research group | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

22 Jan 2024 – In an open letter, 300 scholars from across the world condemn Germany’s role in silencing Palestinians and contributing to Israel’s genocide.

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Boycotts and Protests – How Are People Around the World Defying Israel?
Alia Chughtai, Marium Ali and Delaney Nolan | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Dec 2023

15 Dec 2023 – Al Jazeera takes a look at the movements against Israel and illegal settlements in Palestine.

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Can the US-led Maritime Force Stop Yemen’s Houthi Attacks During Gaza War?
Maziar Motamedi | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Dec 2023

19 Dec 2023 – The Houthis say they won’t stop attacking ships unless Israel stops its attacks on Gaza. So far, the shipping industry doesn’t appear convinced the task force can halt them.

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Hospital Bulldozed and Shelled: Kamal Adwan Was Only Hospital in Northern Gaza
Tareq Abou Azzoum | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Dec 2023

16 Dec 2023 – Days of intensive Israeli bombardment of the Kamal Adwan Hospital in northern Gaza have left it barely functional. It was the only working hospital in the North of Gaza.

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‘Like We Were Lesser Humans’: Gaza Boys, Men Recall Israeli Arrest, Torture
Linah Alsaafin and Maram Humaid | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Dec 2023

12 Dec 2023 – Rounded up by Israeli forces in Gaza City, Palestinians describe being stripped, blindfolded, numbered and tortured while detained.

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Palestine-Israel Conflict: A Brief History in Maps and Charts
Mohammed Haddad and Alia Chughtai | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Dec 2023

27 Nov 2023 – As Gaza reels from Israel’s devastating bombardments, here’s a brief history of the conflict using maps and charts.

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Kissinger: A War Criminal with a Nobel Peace Prize
Ahmed Twaij | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Dec 2023

The former US secretary of state left a legacy of bloody policies, some still embraced today. Kissinger was directly responsible for the murders of three to four million people during his eight years in office, 1969-1977.

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BRICS Condemns Israel War on Gaza in Signal to the West
Shola Lawal | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Nov 2023

21 Nov 2023 – In a virtual summit, the BRICS grouping denounced attacks on civilians in Palestine and Israel, with many leaders calling the forced displacement of Palestinians within Gaza or outside the territory “war crimes.”

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Thousands Trapped as Israeli Forces Raid Gaza’s Al-Shifa Hospital
Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Nov 2023

15 Nov 2023 – The IDF have raided al-Shifa Hospital where thousands of Palestinians are sheltering. It said it was carrying out an “operation against Hamas in a specified area” at al-Shifa and that the raid was based on Israeli and US intelligence.

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The ICC Must Investigate the Crime of Genocide in Gaza
Jeremy Corbyn | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Nov 2023

6 Nov 2023 – We need a ceasefire. The existence of the Palestinian people is at stake.

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Who Are Israeli Settlers, and Why Do They Live on Palestinian Lands?
Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Nov 2023

6 Nov 2023 – As many as 700,000 Israeli settlers are living illegally in the occupied West Bank as settler violence surges. So, who are the settlers and where exactly do they live?

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Why Israel Wants to Erase Context and History in the War on Gaza
Ilan Pappé | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Nov 2023

5 Nov 2023 – The dehistoricisation of what is happening helps Israel pursue genocidal policies in Gaza.

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Where Is the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ in Gaza?
Abdelwahab El-Affendi | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Nov 2023

Yesterday’s proponents of the ‘responsibility to protect’ doctrine are today’s biggest supporters of Israel’s genocidal assault on Gaza.

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The Mask Is Off: Gaza Has Exposed the Hypocrisy of International Law
Wesam Ahmad | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Oct 2023

17 Oct 2023 – The mask that has long obscured the true nature and purpose of “international law” is finally off. The sinister truth: international justice is used as a tool to advance imperial interests, and not justice.

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Israel and the Weaponization of Empathy
Belen Fernandez | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Oct 2023

15 Oct 2023 – Selective empathy is not empathetic at all.

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What Is the White Phosphorus That Israel Is Accused of Using in Gaza?
Areesha Lodhi | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Oct 2023

13 Oct 2023 – Human Rights Watch says the Israeli military recently used white phosphorus munitions in Lebanon and Gaza. This wax-like, toxic substance burns at temperatures high enough to melt metal.

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Black Girl Ignored at Irish Gymnastics Medals Ceremony
Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Oct 2023

22 Sep 2023 – Footage shows the official skipping the girl, the only black gymnast in a medals lineup.

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Jupiter-Sized Objects in Orion Nebula Baffle Scientists
Al Jazeera News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Oct 2023

2 Oct 2023 – The new entities, nicknamed ‘JuMBOs’, are neither stars nor planets. And they shouldn’t exist, researchers say.

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Live Parasitic Worm Found in Australian Woman’s Brain in World First
Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Sep 2023

29 Aug 2023 – A live parasitic worm has been found inside the brain of a 64-year-old Australian woman, marking the first case of the infection in humans.

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Gabon President Bongo Detained in Coup Attempt after Winning Third Term
Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Sep 2023

30 Aug 2023 – A group of senior Gabonese military officers today announced that they had taken power and detained President Ali Bongo, minutes after the state election body declared  the winner of Saturday’s general election.

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India Lands Chandrayaan-3 Craft on Moon, Asserting Its Place in Space Tech
Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 Aug 2023

23 Aug 2023 – India becomes the fourth country to achieve a moon landing, and the first to land spacecraft near moon’s south pole.

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Amazon Nations Launch Alliance to Protect Rainforest at Key Summit
Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 Aug 2023

9 Aug 2023 – Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela sign declaration to safeguard the Amazon Rainforest (aka Lungs of the World).

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Liberia Has Suffered 20 Years of ‘Negative Peace’–It’s Time for Change
Robtel Neajai Pailey and Aaron Weah | Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service, 21 Aug 2023

17 Aug 2023 – Since the conflicts ended on 18 Aug 2003, Liberia has only seen what peace studies pioneer Johan Galtung called “negative peace” – the absence of direct physical violence. What Liberia should strive for is “positive peace”, which involves building values, customs and institutions that create and sustain peaceful societies.

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Chocolates and a Chat: A Peaceful Response to Quran Burnings in Sweden
Nils Adler | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Aug 2023

8 Aug 2023 – Muslims present at the burnings refuse to be provoked as they hand out chocolates and seek dialogue with onlookers.

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A Corporate Takeover of the UN Must Be Stopped
Harris Gleckman | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Aug 2023

3 Aug 2023 – The UN’s vision for the future involves giving corporate executives crucial say in decisions. That is too dangerous to be allowed.

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Putin Says African Proposal Could Be Basis for Peace in Ukraine
Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Aug 2023

30 Jul 2023 – The proposal floats a series of possible steps to defuse the conflict, including a Russian troops pullback from Ukraine.

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The International Community Must Stand Up to Myanmar’s Junta
Heidi Hautala | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 31 Jul 2023

22 Jul 2023 – With authoritarianism on the rise in much of our world, the struggle of the Myanmar people is the struggle of all who cherish democracy and justice.

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Argentina’s Yuan Lifeline Is Sign of Brinkmanship between China, US
Natalie Alcoba | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Jul 2023

17 Jul 2023 – Buenos Aires has been looking for ways to safeguard its dwindling dollar reserves and has found a willing partner in Beijing.

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As Russia Exits Grain Deal, Which Countries Will Be Affected?
Hanna Duggal | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Jul 2023

17 Jul 2023 – Almost 33 million metric tonnes of grain were exported since the Black Sea Grain Initiative was brokered a year ago.

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Jenin Raid Is Over–Palestinians Are Left to Cope with the Trauma
Virginia Pietromarchi | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Jul 2023

10 Jul 2023 – Palestinians sift through the wreckage of their destroyed homes and of their damaged psyches. In Palestine, there’s no PTSD. Trauma is chronic and enduring.

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‘A Real Massacre’: Israel’s Attack on Palestinians in Jenin
Arwa Ibrahim | Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Jul 2023

3 Jul 2023 – Israel’s bloody incursion against Palestinians in the occupied West Bank continues with growing calls for the protection of civilians and fears the tense situation could explode into another devastating war. Israeli forces kill at least nine Palestinians as major military operation continues in the Jenin refugee camp.

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Why Is the African Union Absent in Sudan?
Tafi Mhaka | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 May 2023

25 May 2023 – In Sudan, ‘African solutions to African problems’ is proving to be a hollow mantra.

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How to Ignore Israel’s Apartheid: Learn from Ursula Von Der Leyen
Andrew Mitrovica | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 May 2023

2 May 2023 – The EU boss should be ashamed about her use of anti-Palestinian racist tropes. She won’t be.

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Pentagon Documents Leak: Here’s What You Need to Know
Al Jazeera News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Apr 2023

11 Apr 2023 – Documents posted online appeared to reveal details of how US agencies spy on other nations, including allies.

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My Plagiarised Work Was Used to Justify the War on Iraq
Ibrahim al-Marashi | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Mar 2023

21 Mar 2023 – Imagine it is February 5, 2003. The US secretary of state is speaking in front of the United Nations, holding your work in his hands, as he calls for a war on another sovereign nation. How would you feel? Well, it happened to me, and I felt shocked.

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How Does GPT4 Work and How Can You Start Using It in ChatGPT?
Mohammed Haddad | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Mar 2023

Launched on 14 Mar 2023, GPT-4 is the successor to GPT-3 and is the technology behind the viral chatbot ChatGPT. All you need to know about this technology–gone viral.

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The Saudi-Iran Détente and Its Regional Implications
Marwan Bishara | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Mar 2023

12 Mar 2023 – What the normalisation between two regional powers means and does not mean.

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For Palestine, Justice Is Not a Question of Law
M Muhannad Ayyash | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Feb 2023

8 Feb 2023 – As we work towards Palestinian liberation, we should not forget that international law is itself a form of imperial violence.

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Want to Be a True Feminist Ally? Learn from These Men
Julie Bindel | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Jan 2023

A new generation of pro-feminist men is defying stereotypes and combating sexist violence. This battle is not about hating men but about ensuring the rights of women, and I am seeing more men join the fight. That all men who identify as anti-sexist stand up and be counted.

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How British Colonialism Killed 100 Million Indians in 40 Years
Dylan Sullivan and Jason Hickel | Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Dec 2022

2 Dec 2022 – Between 1880 to 1920, British colonial policies in India claimed more lives than all famines in the Soviet Union, Maoist China and North Korea combined.

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Bad News: Headlines Are Indeed Getting more Negative and Angrier
David Rozado, Ruth Hughes and Jamin Halberstadt | Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Dec 2022

27 Nov 2022 – New research shows that right-leaning media outlets tend to be more negative and angry. But the left peddles fear, too.

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How Joe Biden Suckered Europe
Marwan Bishara | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Dec 2022

29 Nov 2022 – Europe is lost for answers. Boxed in, the EU is failing the test of the war in Ukraine.

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American Horror: POTUS after POTUS Wronged This Old Pakistani Man
Andrew Mitrovica | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Nov 2022

3 Nov 2022 – Saifullah Paracha, a 75-year-old Pakistani, was released last week (29 October) after 19 years in the dungeons of Guantanamo Bay for no crime. He won’t even get an apology.

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Diversity Debate Rages as Sunak, a British Indian, Becomes UK PM
Linah Alsaafin | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 31 Oct 2022

25 Oct 2022 – For the first time in UK’s history, the country has a non-white as its prime minister. At 42, Rishi Sunak, a Hindu, is the youngest prime minister in more than 200 years. The multimillionaire Oxford-educated former hedge fund boss is married to an Indian billionaire’s daughter and some doubt his policies will benefit underrepresented communities.

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Australia Reverses Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital
Al Jazeera News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Oct 2022

18 Oct 2022 – Australia says it will no longer recognise West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, reversing a decision taken by the previous administration in 2018. Foreign Minister Penny Wong says government reiterates commitment to two-state solution.

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The Flaws and Fantasies of the New Biden Doctrine
Marwan Bishara | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Oct 2022

14 Oct 2022 – United States President Joe Biden’s newly released National Security Strategy is an amalgam of his predecessors’ doctrines. It is ambitious–and delusional–about America’s role in the world.

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Brazil Votes in Tense Election: Bolsonaro vs. Lula
Al Jazeera News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Oct 2022

2 Oct 2022 – Divisive polls head into second round after far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro did better than polls had suggested. The second-round vote will take place on October 30.

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Fifteen Years of Gaza Blockade: Open the Doors of Our Prison Now
Haidar Eid | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Jul 2022

24 Jun 2022 – They will keep us imprisoned on this strip, and continue to slowly suffocate us for another 15 or even 150 years if the world does not wake up and say ‘enough’.

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Fear and Loathing: The US Travel Guide to the World
Belen Fernandez | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Jun 2022

21 Jun 2022 – The US state department really wants travelling Americans to be wary of the ‘dangerous’ world their country helped create.

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India Is Becoming a Hindu-Fascist Enterprise
Arundhati Roy | Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Jun 2022

17 Jun 2022 – The practice of bulldozing Muslim homes and businesses for purely punitive reasons is proof that India is ‘transitioning pretty brazenly into a criminal Hindu fascist enterprise.’

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Marcos Dynasty Back in Power: What’s Next for the Philippines?
Richard Javad Heydarian | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2022

12 May 2022 – The Marcos dynasty is returning to power in the Philippines. Almost exactly 50 years after Ferdinand Marcos declared martial law and a dictatorship, his namesake son secured more than 30 million votes, nearly double that of his nearest rival, current Vice President Leni Robredo. Will he replicate his father’s dictatorial ambitions?

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The Legal Psychedelics Industry: Capitalism on Drugs
Belen Fernandez | Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2022

Capitalism is tripping over itself to get people tripping on legal psychedelics.

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The Cause, and the Goal, of Israeli Violence
Mark Muhannad Ayyash | Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Apr 2022

20 Apr 2022 – Another Ramadan, another attack on Palestinian worshipers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem. What is the real reason behind Israel’s routine violence against Palestinians?

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Reparations in Reverse: Afghanistan Pays, Vatican Prays, US Preys
Azeezah Kanji | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Apr 2022

22 Apr 2022 – What better illustration of the perversities of “justice” under colonial modernity, than the grotesquely disparate treatment of Afghanistan versus the Vatican when it comes to exacting recompense for international crimes. The doctrine of ‘sovereign immunity’ is being used to insulate state violence from legal liability.

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The Dangerous ‘Truth’ of the Kashmir Files
Sanjay Kak | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Apr 2022

13 Apr 2022 – The popular Bollywood film, powered by a visceral demonisation of the Kashmiri Muslim, attempts to construct the truth about Kashmir out of the carcasses of facts.

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From Kyiv to Kabul: The ‘Blessings’ of Civilisation
Marwan Bishara | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 21 Mar 2022

15 Mar 2022 – It’s time to put an end to a long history of violence in the name of benevolence.

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Business as Usual in Munich: White Men Rule the World
Belen Fernandez  | Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Mar 2022

7 Mar 2022 – A photograph from a CEO lunch at this year’s Munich Security Conference yet again demonstrated who continues to run the world.

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Some Lives Are More Valuable Than Others
Andrew Mitrovica | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Mar 2022

8 Mar 2022 – According to Western Media’s Coverage of the Ukraine War

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From Havana with Love
Belen Fernandez | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Feb 2022

7 Feb 2022 – Sixty years of US embargo on Cuba have not starved the island into ‘democratisation’, the way Washington hoped.

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Evangelicals in Brazil Are Stronger Today Than Ever Before
Raphael Tsavkko Garcia | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Jan 2022

7 Jan 2022 – The appointment of André Mendonça to the Supreme Federal Court was a turning point for the evangelical movement in Brazil.

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Stop Being Polite – Colin Powell Was a Killer
Belen Fernandez | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Oct 2021

20 Oct 2021 – Colin Powell has died, and the hagiographic obituaries are upon us. Throughout his career, Powell did a swell job of rallying and maintaining bipartisan support for imperial killing – and putting as ‘polite’ a face as possible on it.

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(Français) PEGASUS israélien: votre téléphone est-il un instrument de surveillance permanente?
Belen Fernandez | Investig'Action/Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Oct 2021

7 Oct 2021 – Le scandale « Pegasus » est le dernier épisode en date du thriller de science-fiction dystopique, mais bien réel que nous vivons à l’heure actuelle.

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Kishida Elected as Japan’s PM, Calls Election for October 31
Al Jazeera News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Oct 2021

4 Oct 2021 – Fumio Kishida was formally elected as Japan’s prime minister today. A 64-year-old former foreign minister with an image as a consensus builder, he has called a parliamentary election for 31 Oct and promised to bolster the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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US Lawyer Who Sued Chevron Sentenced to 6 Months in Contempt Case
Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Oct 2021

1 Oct 2021 – Disbarred American lawyer Steven Donziger, who spent more than two decades battling Chevron Corp over pollution in the Ecuadorian rainforest, has been sentenced to six months in prison on contempt charges.

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U.S. Litany of Lethal Lies
Andrew Mitrovica | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Oct 2021

27 Sep 2021 – The latest US drone strike that obliterated a family in Afghanistan was a heinous crime. A “Hellfire” missile fired from a “Reaper” drone obliterated the Corolla and the 10 dead included Ahmadi and three of his children, Zamir, 20, Faisal, 16, and Farzad, 13, as well as his cousin, Ahmad 30, and three of Ahmadi’s nephews, Arwin, seven, Benyamin, six, and Hayat, two and two three-year-old girls, Malika and Somaya.

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War of Terror: Legal Colonialism Reincarnated
Azeezah Kanji | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Sep 2021

18 Sep 2021 – Did 9/11 really open a ‘new’ chapter in U.S. history? What we are told to “never forget” and what we are made to “always forget” are two sides of the same operation of power. And so the colonial present continues, inscribing each new chapter of violence as if it was the first.

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Palestine: An Open-Air Museum of Colonialism
Omar Khalifah | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Sep 2021

7 Sep 2021 – Palestine has been turned, brutally, into a permanent museum of colonialism whose doors should have closed long ago.

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‘Horror Scene’: Anger as US Drone Attack Kills Afghan Children
Ali M Latifi | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Sep 2021

The Ahmadi and Nejrabi families had packed all their belongings, waiting for word to be escorted to Kabul airport and moved to the United States. The Sunday [29 Aug] afternoon drone attack, which the US claimed was conducted on an Islamic State in Khorasan Province (ISKP, or ISIS-K) target, killed 10 members of the families, ranging from two to 40 years old.

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Bolsonaro Is Destroying Mental Health Care to Favor Evangelicals
Ana Clara Telles and Gabriela Barros de Luca | Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Sep 2021

1 Sep 2021 – His assault on public mental health services will hurt Black Brazilians the most and benefit evangelical centres.

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It Is Past Time to Call the Violence against Rohingya Genocide
Myra Dahgaypaw | Al Jazeera - TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Aug 2021

25 Aug 2021 – Today marks four years since the Myanmar military launched a campaign of violence against the Rohingya, a mostly Muslim minority. Under the banner of a “clearance operation”, Rohingya women were abused and raped, and men, women and children were ruthlessly killed. The international community have to officially declare the events of August 2017 genocide to prevent further crimes by the Myanmar military.

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