Linah Alsaafin

Linah Alsaafin

Narendra Modi

Modi visits Ramallah, backs independent Palestine state

Narendra Modi backs independent Palestinian state during first trip by an Indian prime minister to occupied territories.

Modi visits Ramallah, backs independent Palestine state

Middle East

Israel kills Palestinian after month-long manhunt

Israeli forces assassinate 22-year-old Ahmad Jarrar suspected of killing Jewish settler last January.

Israel kills Palestinian after month-long manhunt

Palestine

Israel neglecting severely burned prisoner's needs

Israa Jaabis suffered burns and charged with attempted murder after her car exploded near Israeli checkpoint in 2015.

Israel neglecting severely burned prisoner's needs

Palestine

Musta'ribeen, Israel's agents who pose as Palestinians

Musta'ribeen are an elite Israeli undercover unit that disguises themselves as Arabs or Palestinians.

Musta'ribeen, Israel's agents who pose as Palestinians

Jerusalem

Israel-Palestine peace process rendered irrelevant

Palestinians say that long-standing US bias towards Israel has pushed the peace process towards irrelevance.

Israel-Palestine peace process rendered irrelevant

Houthis

What is next for Yemen's Houthis?

Despite the Houthis' territorial advantage in Sanaa, they lack the ability to govern, analysts say.

What is next for Yemen's Houthis?

GCC

Will the GCC summit resolve the ongoing crisis?

As the 38th Gulf Cooperation Council summit approaches, analysts question whether it can heal the current rift.

Will the GCC summit resolve the ongoing crisis?

Middle East

What is behind the covert Israeli-Saudi relations?

Analysts say that the recent covert ties between Israel and Saudi Arabia are due to a new regional paradigm.

What is behind the covert Israeli-Saudi relations?

Palestine

The colour-coded Israeli ID system for Palestinians

Israel's control over the Palestinian population is based on a system of colour-coded IDs in the occupied territories.

The colour-coded Israeli ID system for Palestinians

Lebanon

Is Lebanon caught in a Saudi-Iran regional power play?

Hariri's resignation in Riyadh shows Saudi will no longer accommodate Iran's influence in Lebanon, analysts say.

Is Lebanon caught in a Saudi-Iran regional power play?

Hamas

Hamas hands over Gaza border crossings to PA

As agreed in the reconciliation talks, Hamas transfers administrative control on Gaza's border crossings to the PA.

Hamas hands over Gaza border crossings to PA

Human Rights

Did British Mandate pave way for Israeli occupation?

British Mandate in Palestine laid foundation for tactics used in Israel's military occupation of Palestinians today.

Did British Mandate pave way for Israeli occupation?