Imran Khan

Imran Khan

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

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

Middle East

Iraqi forces prepare for final phase of ISIL battle

Iraqi government forces are preparing for what they hope is the final phase of their war against ISIL.

Iraqi forces prepare for final phase of ISIL battle

Middle East

Iraq: Kurdish civilians donate blood to victims of ISIL violence

Kurdish fighters have been instrumental in the fight against ISIL, prompting civilians in northern Iraq to help however they can. Donating blood has become something of a duty.

Iraq: Kurdish civilians donate blood to victims of ISIL violence

US & Canada

Kuwaiti emir to hold talks with Trump in US

The emir of Kuwait is flying to the US to hold talks with President Donald Trump on the three-month-old diplomatic crisis in the Gulf.

Kuwaiti emir to hold talks with Trump in US

Middle East

Israeli settlers seize Palestinian family homes in Hebron

The flashpoint city of Hebron in the occupied West Bank has seen a rise in tensions after Israeli settlers moved into three Palestinian apartments by force just over a week ago.

Israeli settlers seize Palestinian family homes in Hebron

Palestine

Tensions remain high over al-Aqsa standoff

Israel has removed restrictive measures from al-Aqsa Mosque, which Palestinians had feared were an attempt to control the holy site.

Tensions remain high over al-Aqsa standoff

Middle East

Palestinians extend al-Aqsa boycott in face of Israeli attacks

Palestinians are continuing demonstrations and a boycott of the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in protest of increased security in the area imposed by Israel.

Palestinians extend al-Aqsa boycott in face of Israeli attacks

Middle East

France seeks to resolve Gulf political crisis

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is visiting Gulf Arab countries in a bid to find a solution to the region's political crisis that has fueled a land, air and sea blockade against Qatar.

France seeks to resolve Gulf political crisis

Middle East

French FM lends support in the Gulf crisis

Qatar has welcomed the French top diplomat, Jean-Yves Le Drian, as talks over the ongoing Gulf crisis continue.

French FM lends support in the Gulf crisis

Latin America

At least 28 inmates killed in Mexico’s Acapulco prison riot

Distraught families in the Mexican city of Acapulco have been waiting to identify the bodies of their relatives. At least 28 people were killed in a prison riot. Former inmates say the jail was a time-bomb. Al Jazeera’s Imran Khan reports.

At least 28 inmates killed in Mexico’s Acapulco prison riot

Middle East

Egypt: Coptic Christians killed in Minya bus attack

Children among bus passengers targeted while going to a monastery in Minya province, prompting search for the attackers.

Egypt: Coptic Christians killed in Minya bus attack

Middle East

Tunisia: Protests erupt after fruit seller sets himself on fire

Riot police in Tunisia confronted protesters who took to the streets after a fruit seller set himself on fire when police stopped him from working.

Tunisia: Protests erupt after fruit seller sets himself on fire