Ali Younes

Ali Younes

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'

Qatar

Inching away from Saudi-UAE axis, Jordan restores ties with Qatar

Qatar hosts tens of thousands of skilled Jordanian workers whose remittances help the faltering economy back home.

Inching away from Saudi-UAE axis, Jordan restores ties with Qatar

Palestine

Israeli businessmen: Manama workshop offers wealth of opportunity

US wants Arab Gulf investors and Israeli businessmen to work together despite fierce Palestinian opposition

Israeli businessmen: Manama workshop offers wealth of opportunity

Palestine

Palestinian American figures reject US-led Bahrain 'workshop'

Community leaders say the meeting is an attempt to give 'Arab cover' to Israel's occupation of Palestinian land.

Palestinian American figures reject US-led Bahrain 'workshop'

Qatar

Analysis: Behind the punishing blockade against Qatar

Qatar has embraced a domestic and foreign policy independent of Saudi's regional hegemony, making it a target.

Analysis: Behind the punishing blockade against Qatar

Qatar

Doha conference seeks to address impunity for war crimes

More than 200 attendees look for solutions to hold states and individuals accountable for human rights violations.

Doha conference seeks to address impunity for war crimes

Egypt

Egyptian author seeks UN intervention to end his 'persecution'

Writer Alaa al-Aswany wants the United Nations to help 'end the persecution against him' by the Egyptian government.

Egyptian author seeks UN intervention to end his 'persecution'