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"Hashem Ahelbarra is a roving Middle East correspondent for Al Jazeera English. He regularly reports from Afghanistan, Yemen and across the Gulf region.
Hashem has covered many of the biggest international news stories in recent years and secured exclusive interviews with many of the major names in world news, including late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, Afghan president Hamid Karzai and former Liberian president Charles Taylor."
Want to make sense of what’s going on in Yemen? Our correspondent Hashem Ahelbarra explains in 60 seconds.
08 Feb 2015 15:50 GMT | Politics, Humanitarian crises, War & Conflict, Middle East, Yemen
Without a coordinated effort to solve the crisis, violence in the Arabian Peninsula nation may spin out of control.
26 Jan 2015 11:11 GMT | Politics, Middle East, Yemen
As Yemen plunges deeper into chaos, Al Jazeera Hashem Ahelbarra explains who the key players are in the conflict.
20 Jan 2015 11:55 GMT | Iran, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Middle East
The birthplace of the Arab Spring holds elections on Sunday. The Arab world is once again waiting for inspiration.
Hashem Ahelbarra | 30 Nov 2014 15:53 GMT | Middle East
Latest offensive against fighters is likely to decide the future of embattled President Abd Rabu Mansour Hadi.
Hashem Ahelbarra | 09 Jul 2014 02:56 GMT | Middle East
The holy city is in the process of unprecedented development, but many pilgrims cite concerns.
Hamed AlKubati, Hashem Ahelbarra | 12 Oct 2013 13:28 GMT
Transition to democracy hits a snag, pitting the country's main factions against each other in a bitter power struggle.
Hashem Ahelbarra | 04 Sep 2013 11:53 GMT | Middle East
As political tension in Tunisia continues to rise, the need for concessions becomes more important than ever.
Hashem Ahelbarra | 07 Aug 2013 16:48 GMT | Africa
Leading Ennahda party may have to make uncomfortable concessions and unite with a fractured opposition block.
Hashem Ahelbarra | 01 Aug 2013 16:48 GMT | Africa
As the Istanbul Friends of Syria meeting approaches, opposition groups have a long way to go until stability is achieved
Hashem Ahelbarra | 18 Apr 2013 13:18 GMT | Middle East
UN-backed meeting between leaders of main factions could be the last chance for political disputes to be settled.
Hashem Ahelbarra | 18 Mar 2013 17:38 GMT | Middle East
People & Power investigates how a match-fixer and his syndicate corrupted global football.
Sport, Football, Corruption
How Japan is using high tech factories to grow vegetables indoors.
Environment, Science & Technology, Food
A look at the country's changing media landscape and what it means for journalism in Cuba.
Media, Cuba, Fidel Castro
Can Kazakhstan become a world power and tourism hotspot despite its poor human rights record and steep prices?
Human Rights, Kazakhstan, Asia