THE TRUTH ILLUSION

Mon 20 June 2022:  Al Jazeera investigates how deepening divisions in society created conspiracy theories and ‘alternative facts’. Today, we’re featuring the Al Jazeera Investigates podcast’s episode, The Truth Illusion. It explores one of the most profound questions that philosophers through the ages have tried to answer. What can we prove to be the truth? […]

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‘CATASTROPHIC’ CHILD MALNUTRITION WARNED BY UN DUE TO PRICE HIKES, UKRAINE WAR

Tue 17 May 2022: The cost of life-saving treatment for the most severely malnourished children is set to jump by up to 16% due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and pandemic disruptions, according to the United Nations’ children’s agency. The raw ingredients of the ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) have leapt in price amid the global […]

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PODCAST: MASS TESTING AND LOCKDOWNS: INSIDE CHINA’S ‘ZERO COVID’ POLICY

Mon 09 May 2022: Why is the country keeping itself isolated from the world? While the rest of the world is trying to manage how to live with the coronavirus, China continues with its ‘zero COVID’ policy, forcing people into strict lockdowns. But why is the country keeping itself isolated from the world, and how […]

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PODCAST: UKRAINE ATTRACTS FIGHTERS FROM THE MIDDLE EAST

Fri 06 May 2022:  The war in Russia-Ukraine has attracted thousands of foreign fighters fighting on both sides from around the world including the Middle East. Some call them mercenaries while others call them volunteers. So why are they joining the fight? In this episode: Wael Al Zayat, CEO of Emgage, a national Muslim American […]

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PODCAST: THE UNANSWERED QUESTIONS IN KAZAKHSTAN

Mon 17 January 2022: Russian-led forces are leaving Kazakhstan after days of unrest over the rise of fuel prices, corruption, and inequality. Almost 160 people have been killed and about 12,000 have been arrested, according to authorities. Many do not know the whereabouts of their loved ones. President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev claimed the unrest was an […]

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PODCAST | HOW ONE OF BOSNIA’S PRESIDENTS MAY TEAR THE COUNTRY APART

Fri 12 November 2021: Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik is taking steps that international leaders warn are “tantamount to secession” and there are fears his threats could dismantle the delicate agreement holding the country together. The war in Bosnia and Herzegovina from 1992 to 1995 was the bloodiest one in Europe since World War II, […]

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PODCAST: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT NON-FUNGIBLE TOKENS (NFTS)

Sat 23 October 2021: When you think of digital media, you probably think of something like a YouTube video or a meme. Something you can access for free, any time you want. But some relatively new technologies are being used to make pieces of digital media sellable, thereby creating a high-stakes market for them. These […]

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TALIBAN’S PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE: FORMER TALIBAN MINISTER ABDUL SALAM ZAEEF

Sat 28 August 2021: Former Taliban Minister Abdul Salam Zaeef has welcomed the Taliban’s  takeover of Afghanistan and victory over the US and its allies saying Afghans are ecstatic to be fee of occupation forces. Zaeef was speaking to Radio Islam in an exclusive interview about the Taliban seizing power after 20 years from the […]

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