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Blog Profile / Al Jazeera Correspondents Blog

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Archived Since:February 14, 2011

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ISIL shells Kobane's border post with Turkey

Attack on Mursitpinar crossing is latest attempt to prevent the arrival peshmerga from Iraq to bolster Kobane defence.

Israel reopens al-Aqsa with Muslim age limit

Muslim men below 50-years-old barred following holy site's rare closure sparked by clashes over killing of Palestinian.

US Ebola quarantines have a 'chilling' effect

Humanitarian group says some of the restrictions were causing "stress" for doctors and will impact activities in field.

UN envoy proposes Syria 'fighting freeze'

Staffan de Mistura says local ceasefires in different parts of the war-torn country could help get aid deliveries in.

Malaysian boys sue over MH370 disappearance

Two boys seek damages over loss of father in first legal action over mysterious Flight MH370 tragedy that shocked world.

South African peacekeepers ambushed in Sudan

Two peacekeepers are in a critical condition after gunmen open fire in Darfur as violence rises in the region.

Burkina Faso president refuses to step down

Long-time president Blaise Compaore refuses to heed protesters demands, seeking to lead transitional government instead.

US urges Myanmar to support Rohingya rights

US President urges Myanmar leader to support civil and political rights of the stateless Rohingya Muslims minority.

Ukraine and Russia strike gas deal

Moscow to resume gas exports into Ukraine throughout winter despite rivalry in EU brokered deal.

Libyan rebel free to sue UK over 'torture'

Court rules Abdel Hakim Belhaj can sue British government over claims he was illegally sent back to Libya and tortured.

Nigerian president confirms re-election bid

Goodluck Jonathan thanked supporters for raising $130,000 nomination fee needed to enter February race for second term.

Burkina Faso declares state of emergency

President scraps plans for vote to extend term in office as tens of thousands take to streets and parliament set ablaze.

Sinai security: Bulldozing ahead?

Egypt accused of breaching human rights as it destroys hundreds of homes along border with Gaza to create buffer zone.

US nurse defies Ebola quarantine by cycling

Woman who returned to Maine after treating patients in Sierra Leone says 21-day quarantine is "scientifically unsound".

Peshmerga troops enter Kobane to fight ISIL

First batch of Iraqi Kurdish fighters arrive in besieged Syria town from Turkey border crossing, rights watchdog says.

Protesters storm Burkina Faso parliament

Anti-government protesters barge into parliament ahead of vote to allow long-serving president another term in office.

West Africans 'abused' in New York over Ebola

African body says children bullied at school and businesses hit due to "ignorance and panic" around the killer virus.

Sweden recognises state of Palestine

Sweden becomes first EU member to recognise Palestinian struggle for independent state drawing Israeli anger.

Hope fades for Sri Lanka mudslide survivors

Soldiers step up search for about 100 tea plantation workers feared buried alive in mudslide triggered by monsoon rains.

Tension in Jerusalem after shooting of rabbi

Al-Aqsa mosque shut down after right-wing Israeli, advocating for greater access to holy site, wounded in shooting.

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