China’s three-child policy: Too little too late? | The Stream

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “China’s three-child policy: Too little too late? | The Stream” – below is their description. Faced with plunging birthrates and an aging population, China will now allow married couples to have up to three children, relaxing a two-limit policy. But many young people are shaking their heads … Read more China’s three-child policy: Too little too late? | The Stream

350,000 people in famine conditions in Ethiopia’s Tigray: Report

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “350,000 people in famine conditions in Ethiopia’s Tigray: Report” – below is their description. A report by the UN and other aid agencies says that 350,000 people in Ethiopia’s Tigray region are either facing, or living in, famine. The area has been in conflict ever since November … Read more 350,000 people in famine conditions in Ethiopia’s Tigray: Report

Will oil giants give way to environmentalists? | Inside Story

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Will oil giants give way to environmentalists? | Inside Story” – below is their description. Royal Dutch Shell said it will change strategy after a court ruling forcing it to cut its emissions. Proposed Summary (Max 100 words) It’s a landmark case, brought by climate campaigners. For … Read more Will oil giants give way to environmentalists? | Inside Story

Tribeca Film Festival under way in New York

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Tribeca Film Festival under way in New York” – below is their description. The Tribeca Film Festival is under way in New York, following a difficult year for the movie industry. And, as Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo reports, this is a special year for the festival in … Read more Tribeca Film Festival under way in New York

China on alert amid new COVID outbreak in south

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “China on alert amid new COVID outbreak in south” – below is their description. Chinese health officials are on high alert amid an outbreak of new COVID-19 cases in its southern Guangdong province. Strict travel restrictions have been imposed as mass testing is being ramped up. But … Read more China on alert amid new COVID outbreak in south

Thousands still displaced after DR Congo volcanic eruption

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Thousands still displaced after DR Congo volcanic eruption” – below is their description. Thousands of people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are still displaced after a volcanic eruption last month destroyed their homes. They are living in tough conditions in makeshift camps where aid agencies … Read more Thousands still displaced after DR Congo volcanic eruption

UK seagrass project strives to combat climate change

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “UK seagrass project strives to combat climate change” – below is their description. World leaders are in England for the annual G7 summit. One of the big issues being discussed at the summit will be climate change. The United Kingdom government wants to see deep cuts in … Read more UK seagrass project strives to combat climate change

Was COVID-19 created in a Wuhan lab? | The Bottom Line

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Was COVID-19 created in a Wuhan lab? | The Bottom Line” – below is their description. When former US President Donald Trump talked about the possibility that the pandemic was hatched in a lab in Wuhan, it was generally dismissed as a conspiracy theory tinged with racism. … Read more Was COVID-19 created in a Wuhan lab? | The Bottom Line

Netherlands opera performers send anti-deforestation message

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Netherlands opera performers send anti-deforestation message” – below is their description. An opera performance from the past is delivering a modern message about deforestation. Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen reports from Amsterdam on a production that is fusing Germany’s Wagner with the story of destroyed forests in Indonesia. … Read more Netherlands opera performers send anti-deforestation message

‘Egregious’ police abuse against Colombian protesters: Report

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “‘Egregious’ police abuse against Colombian protesters: Report” – below is their description. Demonstrations have been held in Colombia’s capital after protest leaders called on people to “Take Over Bogota”. What started as anger over proposed tax reform has turned into weeks of unrest against inequality. And a … Read more ‘Egregious’ police abuse against Colombian protesters: Report

India’s Supreme Court ruling revives debate on colonial-era sedition law

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “India’s Supreme Court ruling revives debate on colonial-era sedition law” – below is their description. India’s Supreme Court has thrown out a sedition case against a senior journalist, giving hope to many who want the colonial-era law struck from the books. A recent survey found that sedition … Read more India’s Supreme Court ruling revives debate on colonial-era sedition law

‘Unsatisfied’ Brazil football team rules out Copa America boycott

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “‘Unsatisfied’ Brazil football team rules out Copa America boycott” – below is their description. Brazil’s football team says it will take part in the upcoming Copa America, ruling out a boycott. But the team is expressing ”’humanitarian concern” after the games were relocated to Brazil. The country … Read more ‘Unsatisfied’ Brazil football team rules out Copa America boycott

El Salvador approves Bitcoin as legal tender

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “El Salvador approves Bitcoin as legal tender” – below is their description. El Salvador has become the first country in the world to adopt a cryptocurrency as legal tender. Its congress approved a law allowing Bitcoin to be used for everyday transactions. Supporters of the measure say … Read more El Salvador approves Bitcoin as legal tender

Afghanistan’s Babies | 101 East

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Afghanistan’s Babies | 101 East” – below is their description. In May 2020, armed men stormed a maternity clinic in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, killing indiscriminately. Midwives, pregnant women and newborns were shot. Twenty-five lost their lives and many more were injured. The tragedy shocked the nation. As … Read more Afghanistan’s Babies | 101 East

At least 11 people killed in Mumbai after residential building collapses | AJ #shorts

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “At least 11 people killed in Mumbai after residential building collapses | AJ #shorts” – below is their description. At least 11 people, including eight children, have been killed after a residential building collapsed in Mumbai on Wednesday night amid heavy rain. Search and rescue operations are … Read more At least 11 people killed in Mumbai after residential building collapses | AJ #shorts

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Fast facts:

  • Name means “The Island”, referring to the Arabian peninsula
  • Language: Arabic
  • Slogan: “The Opinion and The Other Opinion”
  • Was launched following the closure of the BBC’s Arabic language television station, a joint venture with Orbit Communications Company. Many of the staff from that service subsequently transferred to Al Jazeera.