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.

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

Middle East

Lebanon street art: Beirut slum transformed with murals

Lebanese artists armed with brushes and paint are helping to transform Beirut's biggest slum. Ouzai has long been associated with poverty and neglect. But it's hoped this major art project paid for by a former resident will change its image.

Lebanon street art: Beirut slum transformed with murals

Middle East

Another fire devastates Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon

A blaze at the Tal Sarhoun refugee camp in Lebanon's eastern Bekaa Valley highlights the poor conditions of such encampments. It is the second fire to hit a Syrian refugee camp in the area in three days.

Another fire devastates Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon

Middle East

Lebanon hit by major water crisis

While many parts of the Middle East suffer from low water supplies, Lebanon has long had enough to go around. But the country is facing a water crisis because of poor rainfall, droughts and government mismanagement.

Lebanon hit by major water crisis

Lebanon

Lebanon internet users evade state monopoly

Internet users in Lebanon often bypass the state-owned monopoly and get connected illegally. Outlawed service providers say they offer faster and cheaper web surfing. And they have grown in popularity despite arrests and government crackdown.

Lebanon internet users evade state monopoly