Archivi giornalieri: gennaio 23, 2009

Mosques not spared in Gaza war

Gazans have started the massive task of rebuilding, after Israel’s three-week war on the strip.

Even its 24 mosques weren’t spared.

But for the first time since the offensive ended, Muslims will be able to hold Friday prayers.

Zeina Awad reports from Gaza City.


Still no peace in sight for southern Philippines

The southern Philippine conflict almost came to an end last year but the collapse of a proposed peace deal between the government and the separatist Moro Islamic Liberation Front put paid to the resolution.

Now peace in the Muslim heartland seems further away than ever, as Al Jazeera’s Marga Ortigas reports from the island of Mindanao.


Saving Soweto – From Cradle to Grave

Three out of ten pregnant women in South Africa today have HIV/Aids.

The Maternity Unit at Sowetos Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital delivers about 70 babies a day, many born HIV positive and who come into the world with no say in their care or management of the disease.