Ali Younes

Ali Younes

Gaza

No hope for peace between Palestinians, Israel in 'near future'

Qatari envoy, tasked with rebuilding Gaza's infrastructure, says local, regional parties taking advantage of situation.

No hope for peace between Palestinians, Israel in 'near future'

Gaza

Two Palestinian teenagers shot dead by Israeli army

Official says 76 people were also wounded by Israeli army at protests attended by more than 5,000 people.

Two Palestinian teenagers shot dead by Israeli army

Jordan

Jordan: Anti-corruption law praised but questions remain

Critics say ban on public officials from doing business with the government will not deter illegal practices.

Jordan: Anti-corruption law praised but questions remain

Yemen

Analysis: The divergent Saudi-UAE strategies in Yemen

Recent fighting Hadi's forces and UAE-backed STC add another layer of complexity to Yemen's already multifaceted war.

Analysis: The divergent Saudi-UAE strategies in Yemen

Qatar

Qatari father, son 'forcibly disappeared' in Saudi Arabia: NHRC

Qatar's National Human Rights Committee says whereabouts of man, 70, and teenage son are unknown after August 18 arrest.

Qatari father, son 'forcibly disappeared' in Saudi Arabia: NHRC

Qatar

Activists hail Qatar withdrawal from pro-China text over Uighurs

Doha last month reportedly informed UN of decision to remove name from letter defending Beijing's policies in Xinjiang.

Activists hail Qatar withdrawal from pro-China text over Uighurs

Syria's War

Syrian gov't, opposition agree to a ceasefire in Idlib

Opposition 'hopeful' ceasefire would hold in Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the country.

Syrian gov't, opposition agree to a ceasefire in Idlib

Egypt

Egypt must end rights abuses of political prisoners: Amnesty

Egyptian political prisoners on hunger strike demand medical care, family visits, end of human rights abuses.

Egypt must end rights abuses of political prisoners: Amnesty

Palestine

Israel police summon Palestinian over son's alleged stone pelting

Father of four-year-old says he was warned by the police, leaving his son traumatised by the experience.

Israel police summon Palestinian over son's alleged stone pelting

Lebanon

Why Palestinian refugees in Lebanon are protesting

Palestinian refugees say they are victims of 'racist' system and demand legal clarity to their status.

Why Palestinian refugees in Lebanon are protesting

Lebanon

Palestinians in Lebanon protest crackdown on unlicensed workers

Critics say the Lebanese government's move targets low-wage Palestinian and Syrian workers and is discriminatory.

Palestinians in Lebanon protest crackdown on unlicensed workers

Qatar

Qatar's new naval base to 'address security, protect assets'

The new naval base in Qatar's northeast will also act as the head office for the coastguard.

Qatar's new naval base to 'address security, protect assets'