🇮🇱Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman quits over Gaza truce | Al Jazeera English

Avigdor Lieberman has quit as Israel’s defence minister, furious over a ceasefire with Palestinian armed groups that he describes as “surrendering to terror”. His abrupt announcement has rocked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition government, leaving it with just a one-seat majority in the Knesset, Israel’s parliament. Al Jazeera’s Stefanie Dekker reports from West Jerusalem. – […]

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Who Killed Robert Kennedy? | Al Jazeera World

Filmmaker: Bahiya Namour Fifty years ago, United States Senator Robert F Kennedy was assassinated at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles just moments after he’d won California’s Democratic presidential primary. Sirhan Bishara Sirhan, a Palestinian with Jordanian citizenship, was arrested at the scene of the shooting in what the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) thought […]

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🇱🇰Sri Lanka parliament ‘votes against newly appointed PM Rajapaksa’ l Al Jazeera English

Parliament has passed a no-confidence motion on the president’s pick for prime minister, Mahinda Rajapaksa, who was appointed by President Sirisena after he sacked Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court blocked attempts to dissolve parliament and call snap elections next year. Al Jazeera’s Bernard Smith reports from Colombo. – Subscribe to our […]

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🇨🇫Central African Republic: Leader of Seleka fighters speaks up l Al Jazeera English

Known as ‘General Force’, Nimery Matar Djamous is accused of war crimes during Seleka fighters’ takeover of the country five years ago and the government of Central African Republic wants to arrest him. Even the United Nations’ Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) has been after Djamous. But he is not […]

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🇺🇸US trial of Mexico’s ‘El Chapo’ to begin amid heavy security | Al Jazeera English

The trial of accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will begin with lawyers’ opening statements in a federal court in Brooklyn on Tuesday, amid intense public attention and extraordinary security measures. Federal prosecutors say that as leader of Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel, 61-year-old Guzman directed massive shipments of heroin, cocaine, cannabis and methamphetamine bound […]

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🇵🇸Palestinian groups to respect Gaza truce ‘as long as Israel does’ | Al Jazeera English

Palestinian armed groups, including Hamas, have announced a ceasefire with Israel following an escalation in violence threatened to descend into full-blown war. The Palestinians issued a joint statement, promising to abide by the Egyptian-brokered truce, as long as Israel does the same. Al Jazeera’s Harry Fawcett reports from the Israeli community of Nahal Oz – […]

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🇱🇰Sri Lanka parties petition court against parliament dissolution | Al Jazeera English

Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court is hearing a plea challenging President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision to hold a snap election. Sirisena triggered a political crisis last month when he fired Ranil Wickremesinghe as the prime minister, replacing him with Mahinda Rajapaksa. Al Jazeera’s Minelle Fernandez reports from Colombo. – Subscribe to our channel: – Follow us on […]

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🇮🇱🇵🇸Israeli air raids kill three Palestinians as Gaza tensions rise | Al Jazeera English

Israeli air attacks on Gaza are continuing, in the biggest flare-up of violence with Palestinians there since the 2014 war. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging all sides to exercise restraint. Air attacks killed three Palestinian fighters in Gaza on Monday, while rockets fired from the strip killed an Israeli civilian, and injured 29 others. […]

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