Faisal Edroos

Faisal Edroos

Faisal Edroos is an online news and features writer with Al Jazeera English. He covers politics and development in Yemen and the GCC.

Yemen

Yemen conflict: Who controls what

More than three years after seizing the capital, the Houthis have consolidated their grip over large parts of Yemen.

Yemen conflict: Who controls what

Yemen

Yemen war: 'Nowhere left to hide' for 400,000 trapped in Hodeidah

Residents say they can't afford to flee Hodeidah and are instead trying to live 'normal lives' amid the chaos of war.

Yemen war: 'Nowhere left to hide' for 400,000 trapped in Hodeidah

Yemen

Yemen bus massacre: How a joyful excursion ended in sheer horror

Mokhtar was one of the few survivors rescued from the mangled wreckage of a bus targeted by Saudi Arabia.

Yemen bus massacre: How a joyful excursion ended in sheer horror

Turkey

Sun, sea and single-sex beaches: Turkey's halal tourism boom

Muslim-friendly resorts witness a surge in business as demand for getaways that comply with Islamic law rises.

Sun, sea and single-sex beaches: Turkey's halal tourism boom

Turkey

Will a spike in fake news impact Turkey's upcoming election?

Experts say disinformation campaigns have targeted every presidential candidate, and could sway the upcoming poll.

Will a spike in fake news impact Turkey's upcoming election?

Turkey

Why Ataturk's legacy is debated 80 years after his death

President Erdogan has been accused of trying to erase the secular founder's history, but is that a fair allegation?

Why Ataturk's legacy is debated 80 years after his death

Turkey

Why Turkey's military is not what it used to be

After several corrective measures after the 2016 failed coup, the military is enjoying better ties with the government.

Why Turkey's military is not what it used to be

Turkey

Is Turkish secularism under threat?

As elections near, the president has been nicknamed a ‘Caliph in waiting,' reigniting the debate over Turkey’s identity.

Is Turkish secularism under threat?

Turkey

Erdogan's plethora of foreign policy challenges

President Erdogan claims foreign policy issues prompted him to call snap elections, but what exactly is he up against?

Erdogan's plethora of foreign policy challenges

Turkey

Erdogan calls on Muslim countries to unite and confront Israel

Turkish president tells OIC leaders that Israel must be held accountable for the killing of Palestinians in Gaza Strip.

Erdogan calls on Muslim countries to unite and confront Israel

Turkey

Thousands rally in Istanbul in solidarity with Palestinians

Turkish protesters denounce Jerusalem opening of US embassy and the killing of scores of Palestinians by Israeli forces.

Thousands rally in Istanbul in solidarity with Palestinians

Yemen

Exile, torture and death: The perils of being a Yemeni journalist

Press freedoms have deteriorated sharply since the start of the war, with all parties trying to silence critical voices.

Exile, torture and death: The perils of being a Yemeni journalist