Farah Najjar

Farah Najjar

Farah Najjar is an online producer at Al Jazeera English covering the Middle East region.

Iraq

Iraq protesters insist on system overhaul after US call for vote

Demonstrators say 'corrupt' politicians must step down before elections take place as bloody rallies continue.

Iraq protesters insist on system overhaul after US call for vote

Turkey-Syria border

'For a better life': Families return to Turkey from NE Syria

Citing rising prices and fears of government takeover, Syrians return after months on the other side of the border.

'For a better life': Families return to Turkey from NE Syria

Syria's War

'We're Arabs just as much as Kurds': Syrian Kurds call for unity

Fearing sectarianism and the YPG, some Syrian Kurds are choosing to remain in Turkey.

'We're Arabs just as much as Kurds': Syrian Kurds call for unity

Turkey-Syria border

New front in Syria's war: Why Manbij matters

As Turkey presses ahead, strategic city becomes a potential flashpoint between its allied forces and the Syrian army.

New front in Syria's war: Why Manbij matters

Turkey-Syria border

Amid Turkish push, displaced Arab Syrians eye return to homeland

Ankara's cross-border assault on Kurdish fighters raises hopes of return home for Arab Syrians displaced in Turkey.

Amid Turkish push, displaced Arab Syrians eye return to homeland

Middle East

Civilians displaced in Turkey's Syria offensive fear for future

Tens of thousands have fled border region as Turkey's military pushes into Kurdish-held areas in northeastern Syria.

Civilians displaced in Turkey's Syria offensive fear for future

Middle East

Syria: Kurds vow to form 'human shields' to fend off looming push

Turkey has long warned of operation in the region to set up 'safe zone' to host Syrian refugees and push out enemies.

Syria: Kurds vow to form 'human shields' to fend off looming push

Iraq

'We have nothing to lose': Iraqis vow to keep up protests

Demonstrators seek political overhaul as death toll rises after days of unrest over long-standing grievances.

'We have nothing to lose': Iraqis vow to keep up protests

Syria's War

Syria's war: Rebels withdraw from Idlib's Khan Sheikhoun

Opposition fighters in Syria's northwest withdraw from key town as government forces press ahead with Idlib offensive.

Syria's war: Rebels withdraw from Idlib's Khan Sheikhoun

Syria's War

'I can't express what I saw': Children killed in Idlib air raid

Activists say several civilians killed on Tuesday as government-led attacks intensify in Idlib, Hama provinces.

'I can't express what I saw': Children killed in Idlib air raid

ISIS/ISIL

Anatomy of a 'caliphate': The rise and fall of ISIL

Despite the end of ISIL's territorial rule, the armed group is likely to remain a force in the region, experts say.

Anatomy of a 'caliphate': The rise and fall of ISIL

Arab League

EU-Arab League summit in Egypt is 'insignificant, ceremonial'

The meeting of leaders from the EU and the Arab League in Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh will likely be fruitless, experts say.

EU-Arab League summit in Egypt is 'insignificant, ceremonial'