Ali Younes

Middle East

Rights group concerned for Gulf citizens amid fallout

Forcing 11,387 citizens of Saudi, Bahrain and UAE from Doha amid Gulf rift is a step against freedom, rights group says.

Middle East

CIA's 'Dark Prince' tapped to lead charge against Iran

Sources tell Al Jazeera longtime Middle East-based CIA operative will be Trump's point man on 'aggressive' Iran moves.

Middle East

Jordanian spies provided ISIL bomb intel: officials

Reported Israeli intelligence on plane-bomb plan came from Jordanian spies inside ISIL, officials tell Al Jazeera.

United States

Was Israel behind US laptop ban on Mideast airlines?

Questions swirl whether Tel Aviv was involved in peddling aviation-threat intelligence on ISIL - and motives behind it.


CIA creates 'Mission Center' on North Korea threat

US intelligence agency creates new entity to address ballistic and nuclear threats posed by Pyongyang.

Middle East

Jordanians 'won't support ground intervention in Syria'

A US-led military exercise in Jordan triggered speculations about an imminent military offensive inside Syria.


John Kiriakou: The ex-CIA officer turned whistle-blower

Former CIA officer John Kiriakou speaks to Al Jazeera about the US's use of torture and his time in prison.


Meshaal: 'We want to restore our national rights'

Al Jazeera speaks with Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal upon the release of the group's new political document.

Business & Economy

US to enter LNG global export market with Golden Pass

Energy department approves Golden Pass energy giant to export liquefied natural gas to global market.


Ahlam al-Tamimi: 'We only wanted freedom'

Al Jazeera speaks to freed Palestinian prisoner, wanted by the US for helping in a Jerusalem cafe bombing 16 years ago.

War & Conflict

Palestinian diaspora divided over right to return

Palestinians at Istanbul conference asserted the right of refugees to return to Palestine amid disagreements.


Palestinian diaspora creates new political entity

Conference organisers establish new group to represent diaspora communities and strive for greater Palestinian rights.