Imran Khan

Imran Khan

Imran Khan is a roving correspondent based out of Doha, covering the Middle East and South Asia.

Middle East

Palestinian children speak of beatings in Israeli detention

Fawzi al-Junaidi, the 16-year-old Palestinian boy whose arrest while blindfolded by a group of Israeli soldiers in occupied Hebron was captured in a photo that went viral, has spoken to Al Jazeera about his detention.

Palestinian children speak of beatings in Israeli detention

Palestine

Palestinian killed in Israeli raid buried

Khaled Tayeh was shot in the chest during an Israeli raid on Wednesday night; he was not the person they were searching for. A huge crowd of mourners has gathered to bury him.

Palestinian killed in Israeli raid buried

Gaza

Gaza faces 'unprecedented' humanitarian crisis

Gaza Palestinian economic experts are warning that even if international help is given immediately to the besieged area, a humanitarian disaster might be unavoidable.

Gaza faces 'unprecedented' humanitarian crisis

UNRWA

Thousands protest against planned UNRWA aid cuts

Some 13,000 people have protested against the looming budget cuts to the UNRWA budget that could spell catastrophe for millions.

Thousands protest against planned UNRWA aid cuts

Middle East

Gazans call for strike over collapsing economy

The economy of Gaza, assailed by war, poor governance and blockades, has reached the verge of collapse.

Gazans call for strike over collapsing economy

Middle East

Palestinians criticise US funding cuts to UNRWA

The US says it is withholding $65m of $125m it was going to give UNRWA, which provides a lifeline for some five million Palestinians in Gaza, the West Bank, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.

Palestinians criticise US funding cuts to UNRWA

China

Deadly Iranian oil tanker collision probed

An Iranian oil tanker has collided with a freighter off the coast of China. The search for survivors has expanded to find 32 people who are still missing.

Deadly Iranian oil tanker collision probed

Iraq

In Baghdad, signs of life back on the streets

More Iraqis are coming out on the streets as violence has gone down in the capital following the defeat of ISIL group.

In Baghdad, signs of life back on the streets

Syria's Civil War

Syria's war: Russia dominates Astana talks

It is crystal clear that Moscow is in the driver's seat at the 7th round of talks in Kazakhstan on ending the Syrian conflict.

Syria's war: Russia dominates Astana talks

War & Conflict

Syrian opposition doubts new Astana talks will bring real change

A final session of the seventh round of talks aimed at ending Syria's six-year war has taken place in Kazakhstan's capital, Astana.

Syrian opposition doubts new Astana talks will bring real change

Asia

India: Flood-struck Kaziranga national park reopens

Kaziranga national park has reopened for tourists.

India: Flood-struck Kaziranga national park reopens

Middle East

Prominent Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Mahdi Akef dies

The former Muslim Brotherhood general guide, Mohammed Mahdi Akef, has died. His daughter made the announcement on Facebook. Akef was arrested four years ago, a day after former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi was ousted from power.

Prominent Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Mahdi Akef dies