Hasan Salim Patel

Hasan Salim Patel is the senior officer for Al Jazeera Media Network's Media and Public Relations Department. He has worked as a journalist and broadcaster for Al Jazeera and the BBC.

US Elections 2016

The people behind Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump

Meet the backroom staff, advisers, spin doctors and pollsters behind the 2016 US election campaigns.


How Thatcher began life and rose to the top

Timeline on the life of former British prime minister, who died at the age of 87 after suffering a stroke.


Gaza: A people under siege

Interactive map of Gaza shows how different cities in the besieged strip are impacted by Israeli air attacks.


Interactive: US inner circles of power

Meet the top consultants, advisers, and pollsters behind Barack Obama and Mitt Romney's candidacies.

Business & Economy

Financial glossary of eurozone crisis

From bonds to eurobonds, default to deflation and GDP to stimulus, the economic terms used explained.


France's media as undecided as its voters

The first round of polling appears to have excited neither the nation's media sources - nor the voting public.


'Pasty tax' row heats up for British PM

Sales tax on heated snacks, including iconic Cornish pasty, puts David Cameron and his finance minister in a hot spot.


UK riots: London burns as anger erupts

Widespread riots across England led politicians to open a discussion about "broken Britain", landing our No. 8.


Christopher Hitchens: A life in quotes

Scourge of US presidents and religion, defender of Iraq war and Palestinian cause, Hitchens never ducked an argument.

US & Canada

Tareq Ayoub: a 'martyr to the truth'

As American troops pull out of Iraq, Dima Tahboub, widow of Al Jazeera reporter killed in Baghdad, talks about her loss.

Business & Economy

Q&A: EU transaction tax proposals

Tax on financial transactions intended to make finance sector pay something back after massive public sector bailouts.