Showkat Shafi

Showkat Shafi

Showkat Shafi works at Al Jazeera English in Doha as a photojournalist where he has covered stories internationally in Austria, Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Israel/Palestine, Alaska and Qatar. He has also worked extensively in the Indian subcontinent documenting the lives, struggles and resilience of those whose stories would otherwise go untold. His keen eye for bringing out the humanity in a situation has kept his focus on human rights, culture and religion.

Football

In Pictures: Liverpool win maiden FIFA Club World Cup

English team lift maiden trophy after Roberto Firmino scores deciding goal against Brazil's Flamengo in extra time.

In Pictures: Liverpool win maiden FIFA Club World Cup

Middle East

In Pictures: Qatar National Day 2019

This year's National Day slogan was: 'The path of excellence is difficult'.

In Pictures: Qatar National Day 2019

Sport

FIFA Club World Cup: Brazil's Flamengo reach maiden final

Brazilian side defeats Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal 3-1 in a thrilling match held at at Doha's Khalifa International Stadium.

FIFA Club World Cup: Brazil's Flamengo reach maiden final

Football

Qatar's Al Sadd kick off Club World Cup campaign with win

Qatari hosts score twice in extra time to defeat New Caledonia's Hienghene Sport 3-1.

Qatar's Al Sadd kick off Club World Cup campaign with win

Football

In Pictures: Bahrain lifts first Gulf Cup trophy

Bahrain win maiden Arabian Gulf Cup after losing their previous four finals in the competition.

In Pictures: Bahrain lifts first Gulf Cup trophy

Football

Qatar v Saudi Arabia: Dramatic Gulf Cup semifinal in 10 pictures

Highly anticipated match saw the Green Falcons beat the Maroons 1-0, setting up a showdown between Saudi and Bahrain.

Qatar v Saudi Arabia: Dramatic Gulf Cup semifinal in 10 pictures

Football

How Qatar's win over UAE unfolded in pictures

Hosts' 4-2 victory in action-packed match takes them to semi-final against Saudi Arabia.

How Qatar's win over UAE unfolded in pictures

Rohingya

100 faces of Rohingya refugees

Portraits of the world's most persecuted minority.

100 faces of Rohingya refugees

Environment

'Doing fish': Alaska's summer salmon run

From catching to canning - how the residents of a remote Alaskan village have survived on wild salmon for generations.

'Doing fish': Alaska's summer salmon run

Qatar

In Pictures: Doha commuters take first ever metro in Qatar

Commuters in Qatar travel on Doha's first ever metro, as the Gulf country continues preparations for the 2022 World Cup.

In Pictures: Doha commuters take first ever metro in Qatar

Human Rights

'India playing with fire': Pakistan-administered Kashmir leader

Masood Khan discusses the Pulwama suicide attack, the need for peace and possible solutions to Kashmir conflict.

'India playing with fire': Pakistan-administered Kashmir leader