Andrew Chappelle

Andrew Chappelle

Qatar

Twitter bots, fake news and propaganda in the Qatar crisis

Vulnerabilities in the social media platform allow it to be manipulated for state propaganda in the Gulf.

Twitter bots, fake news and propaganda in the Qatar crisis

Qatar

How WikiLeaks cables paint UAE motive for Qatar blockade

Cables show UAE 'warned' US about Qatar long before crisis began, motives weren't only driven by security concerns.

How WikiLeaks cables paint UAE motive for Qatar blockade

United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi's problem with the Muslim Brotherhood

How the United Arab Emirates' broad definition of 'extremism' has impacted regional politics since 2011.

Abu Dhabi's problem with the Muslim Brotherhood

Middle East

Qatar ‘sympathisers’ in Gulf threatened under cybercrimes laws

A land, air and sea blockade against Qatar has been accompanied by an online crackdown on freedom of speech throughout the Gulf, as people living in the region are warned against sympathising with the country.

Qatar ‘sympathisers’ in Gulf threatened under cybercrimes laws

Middle East

Trump in Riyadh: Controversy follows US president

President Trump is one of the world's most famous Twitter users - and that fact isn't being forgotten during his trip. In addition to his main address he'll also make a short speech at a social media conference in Riyadh.

Trump in Riyadh: Controversy follows US president

Middle East

Hamas warns Israel over prisoner demands as online support grows

The armed wing of Hamas has given Israel an ultimatum to respond to hunger-striking prisoners' demands. Palestinians across the West Bank and occupied East Jerusalem are echoing those demands with protests almost daily since the hunger strikes began.

Hamas warns Israel over prisoner demands as online support grows

Art

Qatar retrospective exhibits Iraqi artist Dia Azzawi

Dia Azzawi's retrospective in Doha is a "manifesto" against events following the US invasion of Iraq in 2003.

Qatar retrospective exhibits Iraqi artist Dia Azzawi

Health

Qatar making progress fighting AIDS 'taboo'

While the Gulf has worked to improve treatment of people suffering from HIV/AIDS, critics say much more work is needed.

Qatar making progress fighting AIDS 'taboo'

Bahrain

Inside Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp

Three Syrian entrepreneurs in a burgeoning refugee camp tell Al Jazeera about their lives and struggles.

Inside Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp