Imtiaz Tyab

Imtiaz Tyab

Imtiaz Tyab is one of Al Jazeera English's correspondents based in Jerusalem. Previously he reported from Pakistan. Imtiaz joined AJE from BBC World television where he was a London-based reporter. Prior to that, he was a Washington, DC correspondent for BBC News and World Service Radio. Imtiaz has reported extensively from around the United Kingdom, as well as from continental Europe, South Asia, the Middle East and Haiti.

Human Rights

UNHCR: Middle East refugees at risk as winter funds shrink

According to the UNHCR, more than 3.8 million refugees and internally displaced people in Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Turkey, Jordan and Egypt need winter assistance.

UNHCR: Middle East refugees at risk as winter funds shrink

Philippines

Philippines: Scores dead in landslides

At least 100 people are reported to have been killed as a tropical storm swept through the southern Philippines.

Philippines: Scores dead in landslides

United States

US blames N Korea for cyber attack that wreaked havoc worldwide

The so-called WannaCry virus crippled hospitals, banks and other major businesses in more than 150 countries.

US blames N Korea for cyber attack that wreaked havoc worldwide

United States

Power restored at Atlanta's airport after fire

After 11 hours with no power and over 1,000 flights cancelled, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta is now open for business again.

Power restored at Atlanta's airport after fire

Chile

Chile: Massive landslide destroys village, kills five at least

A state of emergency has been declared in southern Chile after a landslide devastated an entire village.

Chile: Massive landslide destroys village, kills five at least

Middle East

Amnesty: EU governments complicit in abuse of refugees, migrants

Amnesty International is accusing European governments of knowingly exposing thousands of refugees to torture and abuse in their efforts to curb migration.

Amnesty: EU governments complicit in abuse of refugees, migrants

Human Rights

Kashmiris 'fed up' with India's human rights abuses

Since 1989, nearly 70,000 people have been killed in violence that separatist leaders say the United Nations has done too little to prevent.

Kashmiris 'fed up' with India's human rights abuses

Lebanon

Lebanon's disabled: 'If we don’t fight, we will die'

There is a demand for fairer treatment of disabled people in Lebanon - because laws protecting them are rarely followed.

Lebanon's disabled: 'If we don’t fight, we will die'

Palestine

Palestinian Chief: US 'playing with fire'

The Palestinian chief negotiator is warning that the US would be "playing with fire" if it recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Palestinian Chief: US 'playing with fire'

Environment

Climate change threatens olive trees across Mediterranean

Environmental groups have warned that the olive oil industry across the Mediterranean, worth billions of dollars, is under threat due to climate change.

Climate change threatens olive trees across Mediterranean

Middle East

Lebanon faces criticism over appointment of ambassador to Syria

Lebanon has appointed an ambassador to Damascus for the first time since the start of the Syrian war six years ago

Lebanon faces criticism over appointment of ambassador to Syria

Middle East

Lebanon's illicit cannabis trade goes up in smoke amid Syria war

In recent years the illicit trade has suffered due to the war in neighbouring Syria. As a result, some are now turning to another crop for better income.

Lebanon's illicit cannabis trade goes up in smoke amid Syria war