Ali Younes

Ali Younes

Middle East

'Maarik al-Tawaiha was no murderer' family say

Parents of a 39-year-old Jordanian soldier who killed three US military trainers seek to have him exonerated.

'Maarik al-Tawaiha was no murderer' family say

Jordan

Jordanian father wants son's killer to face justice

Zakariya al-Jawawdeh reacts to Israeli order to examine July 23 shooting in Amman that left his son and a doctor dead.

Jordanian father wants son's killer to face justice

Italy

Qatar to buy seven navy vessels from Italy for €5bn

Italy's foreign minister hails 'excellent' ties with Qatar and voices support for its plans in the international arena.

Qatar to buy seven navy vessels from Italy for €5bn

Middle East

SIGAR questions millions spent in Afghanistan

US oversight body on Afghanistan says Taliban holds large swaths of country as it notes a rise in opium production.

SIGAR questions millions spent in Afghanistan

GCC

HRW: Saudi terrorism is killing people in Yemen

Speakers at conference in Doha question Saudi-led group's accusation that Qatar is funding terrorism.

HRW: Saudi terrorism is killing people in Yemen

Middle East

Alliance for Freedom and Dignity probes Qatar blockade

Brussels-based human rights group calls for end of sanctions against Qatar to alleviate suffering of ordinary people.

Alliance for Freedom and Dignity probes Qatar blockade

Human Rights

Gulf states 'rebuff bid to ease humanitarian impact'

Rights body deplores lack of response to pleas to spare Gulf citizens humanitarian, social and economic effects of rift.

Gulf states 'rebuff bid to ease humanitarian impact'

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.

Rights group concerned for Gulf citizens amid fallout

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.

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

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.

Jordanian spies provided ISIL bomb intel: officials

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.

Was Israel behind US laptop ban on Mideast airlines?

CIA

CIA creates 'Mission Center' on North Korea threat

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

CIA creates 'Mission Center' on North Korea threat