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.

Business & Economy

Lebanon prepares for Syria post-war construction windfall

Syria's war is not over yet but the world might want to start planning for it. Many countries are already preparing to cash in, especially neighbouring Lebanon.

Lebanon prepares for Syria post-war construction windfall

Middle East

Death sentence expected in trial of Lebanese Muslim scholar

A Lebanese military court is set to deliver its verdict in the trial of a controversial Sunni scholar linked to a shoot-out with government troops in 2013. Fighting between supporters of Ahmad al-Assir and Lebanese soldiers led to dozens of deaths.

Death sentence expected in trial of Lebanese Muslim scholar

Middle East

HRW: US-led coalition air strikes killed dozens of civilians

An investigation by Human Rights Watch has found that US-led coalition strikes on two ISIL-held towns in Syria in March killed 84 civilians, including dozens of children.

HRW: US-led coalition air strikes killed dozens of civilians

Middle East

UNICEF: Syria orphanages targeted in ongoing war

The UN children's agency, UNICEF, estimates that six million children have been affected by the war in Syria

UNICEF: Syria orphanages targeted in ongoing war

Middle East

Lebanese army launches offensive against ISIL

The Lebanese army says it has killed 20 ISIL fighters while pushing the group out of an area on the Lebanese-Syrian border. The army is targeting the group's positions in the country's northeast.

Lebanese army launches offensive against ISIL

Middle East

Syrian refugees and fighters begin leaving Lebanon border area

A group of Syrian fighters and refugees has started to leave a border enclave in Lebanon for Syria following a deal between the Lebanese armed group Hezbollah and Syrian opposition groups.

Syrian refugees and fighters begin leaving Lebanon border area

Middle East

Calm prevails in Syrian city of Homs

Calm has prevailed in a so-called de-escalation zone in Syria’s northern city of Homs.

Calm prevails in Syrian city of Homs

Middle East

Hezbollah’s Syria offensive on agenda of Lebanon-US talks

Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri is due to meet with US President Donald Trump in Washington, DC on Tuesday.

Hezbollah’s Syria offensive on agenda of Lebanon-US talks

Middle East

Arsal, Lebanon: Hezbollah close to expelling Jabhat Fateh al-Sham

The Lebanese group Hezbollah says it is close to driving out Jabhat Fateh al-Sham fighters from the Syria-Lebanon frontier.

Arsal, Lebanon: Hezbollah close to expelling Jabhat Fateh al-Sham

Lebanon

Hezbollah launches major ground offensive on Syria-Lebanon border

Hezbollah and the Syrian army have launched a major ground offensive in the border area between Syria and Lebanon.

Hezbollah launches major ground offensive on Syria-Lebanon border

Middle East

Lebanon’s government accused of social media crackdown

Human rights activists have accused Lebanon of cracking down on freedom of speech.

Lebanon’s government accused of social media crackdown

Middle East

Activists challenge Lebanon’s decision on hunting licenses

Hunting was outlawed in Lebanon more than 20 years ago but millions of birds are still hunted illegally every year. The government now decided to start issuing licenses for recreational hunting, prompting wildlife protection activists to challenge it.

Activists challenge Lebanon’s decision on hunting licenses