Farah Najjar

Farah Najjar

Farah Najjar is an online producer at Al Jazeera English. 

Gaza

Expansion of Gaza fishing zone 'pointless PR stunt'

Israel's temporary expansion of Gaza fishing zone cannot compensate for years of harmful policies, fishermen say.

Expansion of Gaza fishing zone 'pointless PR stunt'

Health

Cancer clinic for Palestinians at risk as funds run dry

Palestinian Authority owes Augusta Victoria Hospital in occupied East Jerusalem '$35m' for patient referrals.

Cancer clinic for Palestinians at risk as funds run dry

Kurds

Kirkuk: Kurds will fight to the 'very last Peshmerga'

Escalating dsipute between Erbil and Baghdad has led to a military confrontation in the disputed city of Kirkuk.

Kirkuk: Kurds will fight to the 'very last Peshmerga'

Middle East

Syria: Probe reveals chemical weapons use in Hama

As watchdog probes use of sarin gas in Hama, activists say international community needs to do more to punish Assad.

Syria: Probe reveals chemical weapons use in Hama

Middle East

Israel seals off West Bank and Gaza as Sukkot begins

Eleven-day border closure hits some four million Palestinians as week-long Jewish holiday commences.

Israel seals off West Bank and Gaza as Sukkot begins

Middle East

Israel destroys Bedouin village for the 119th time

Despite monthly demolitions, residents of al-Araqib say they will never leave their ancestral land in the Negev.

Israel destroys Bedouin village for the 119th time

News

HRW: Jordan 'summarily deporting Syrian refugees'

HRW says Jordanian authorities breaching international obligations, collectively expelling large Syrian families.

HRW: Jordan 'summarily deporting Syrian refugees'

Middle East

Why US aid to Egypt is never under threat

Despite concerns over recent secret arms deal with North Korea and human rights abuses, US aid to Egypt seen continuing.

Why US aid to Egypt is never under threat

Middle East

Likely transfer of entire Bedouin town 'unprecedented'

Palestinian community of Khan al-Ahmar pessimistic over upcoming verdict by Israel's top court on forced eviction case.

Likely transfer of entire Bedouin town 'unprecedented'

Middle East

Bedouin women 'misled' into embroidering gown for NYFW

Palestinian NGO says it unintentionally helped fundraise for an Israeli group promoting Jewish settlement in the Negev.

Bedouin women 'misled' into embroidering gown for NYFW

Middle East

How Israeli citizens are becoming stateless

Palestinian lawmakers, residents say an Israeli policy rendering thousands of Bedouins stateless is 'blatantly illegal'.

How Israeli citizens are becoming stateless

Middle East

US aid cuts to Egypt 'will not alter Sisi's behaviour'

US move to suspend economic and military aid to Egypt has little to do with human rights, analysts say.

US aid cuts to Egypt 'will not alter Sisi's behaviour'