Mohammed Jamjoom

Mohammed Jamjoom

Mohammed Jamjoom is a correspondent for Al Jazeera English.

Middle East

Syrian children forced to work to support families in Lebanon

Enrolment levels for refugee children are increasing, but numbers still nowhere near where aid workers say they should be.

Syrian children forced to work to support families in Lebanon

Middle East

Syrian refugee children working to support families in Lebanon

Enrollment levels for refugee children are increasing in Lebanon, but the numbers are still nowhere near where aid workers say they should be. And many children are still forced to work to support their families.

Syrian refugee children working to support families in Lebanon

Middle East

Multiple front lines in fight against ISIL in Syria’s Deir Az Zor

The Syrian Army has broken ISIL's siege of an airbase south of Deir Az Zor, while the Syrian Democratic Forces, backed by the US, are attacking from the north of the city. So far, the rival campaigns have mostly stayed out of each other's way.

Multiple front lines in fight against ISIL in Syria’s Deir Az Zor

Middle East

Lebanon mourns soldiers killed in ISIL captivity

Lebanon is observing a national day of mourning to honour 10 soldiers killed while being held captive by ISIL. Their bodies were recovered from the Syria-Lebanon border as part of a ceasefire deal in the area.

Lebanon mourns soldiers killed in ISIL captivity

Middle East

UN accuses Saudi, UAE of funding armed groups in Yemen

A confidential report by the United Nations accuses Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates of financing armed groups in Yemen. It also accuses all parties of violating international humanitarian laws in a war that has killed thousands of people.

UN accuses Saudi, UAE of funding armed groups in Yemen

Middle East

Abandoned zoo animals from Syria's Aleppo find refuge in Turkey

Animals have increasingly also become victims of the war in Syria that has killed hundreds of thousands of civilians and displaced millions of others.

Abandoned zoo animals from Syria's Aleppo find refuge in Turkey

Middle East

Syrian forces target Eastern Ghouta despite safe zone statement

Syrian government forces conducts air strikes less than 24 hours after announcement of safe zone near the capital Damascus.

Syrian forces target Eastern Ghouta despite safe zone statement

Middle East

Syrian refugee women rebuild their lives in Turkey

Syrian women who have resettled in Turkey are learning new skills to enter the workforce.

Syrian refugee women rebuild their lives in Turkey

Human Rights

Sirkhane Social Circus School helps refugee children in Turkey

Social group restores young people's confidence by teaching them how to perform circus tricks in Mardin.

Sirkhane Social Circus School helps refugee children in Turkey

Middle East

Turkey: Circus skills help Syrian refugee children forget trauma

It is not uncommon for youngsters to dream of running away to join the circus. For Syrian refugee children in Turkey, they didn’t escape to the big top, but ran away from conflict.

Turkey: Circus skills help Syrian refugee children forget trauma

Middle East

Syrian doctor helps fellow injured refugees in Turkey

A doctor who escaped a bombing at a medical centre in Syria is now treating patients in neighbouring Turkey.

Syrian doctor helps fellow injured refugees in Turkey

Middle East

Turkey's Syrian refugees carve out their own opportunities

Syrian refugees in Turkey turn to entrepreneurship to help their community as well as contribute to the local economy.

Turkey's Syrian refugees carve out their own opportunities