Worldfocus producer Mohammad Al-Kassim writes about the separatist movement in Southern Yemen - an under-reported story that could have major implications for the United States.
Almost one year after the devastating war between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, the Security Council could soon use the U.N. Human Rights Council-endorsed Goldstone Commission Report to pursue legal action against alleged war criminals on both sides. Do you think Israel and/or the Palestinians should face prosecution for their actions in the Gaza War?
Tonight's show focuses on the plight of refugees, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and asylum seekers - a total of over 40 million people globally. We look in depth at these three groups and their geography.
The Iraqi human rights ministry reported that 85,000 Iraqis died from murder, bombs, and fighting from 2004 through 2008. Given those Iraqi deaths and the death of 4,350 American troops - but also the ousting of Saddam Hussein - did former President Bush make the right decision by going to war in Iraq?
Garrick Utley of the State University of New York and Chrystia Freeland of Britain's Financial Times discuss the week's top stories: The impact of U.S. President Barack Obama winning the Nobel Peace Prize, and his biggest foreign policy challenge -- Afghanistan and Pakistan.
An Iranian scientist remains missing after a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia in June. Many in Iran assume that Amiri defected, but the U.S. denies any involvement. Nazanine Moshiri of Al Jazeera English reports from Tehran.
Mohammad Al-Kassim, a producer at Worldfocus, blogs here about soccer's popularity around the world -- exemplified by a piece from the Al Arabiya news channel. Translated from the Arabic, it tells the story of a young Egyptian couple who found an unusual way to balance their passion for soccer with their wedding day.
A controversy has erupted in Egypt over a government ban on wearing the niqab on college campuses. At the University of Cairo, security officials refused to allow women with full face veils to enter certain buildings. Jamal El-Shayyal of Al Jazeera English reports from Cairo.
The complexities of the war in Afghanistan were driven home once more on Thursday by a suicide car bombing that left 17 people dead and many injured in Kabul. Daniel Markey of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses Afghanistan's importance to India and the implications of the bombing.