Farah Najjar

Farah Najjar

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

Gaza

'Like twins': Gaza mourns teenage boys killed in Israeli air raid

An Israeli air strike killed Luay Kaheel, 16 and Amir al-Nimra, 15, while they were playing on a rooftop of a building.

'Like twins': Gaza mourns teenage boys killed in Israeli air raid

Syria's War

Thousands more flee 'earth-shattering' bombs in Syria's Deraa

As Syrian government forces step up offensive, families in the eastern side of Deraa head to 'unequipped' border areas.

Thousands more flee 'earth-shattering' bombs in Syria's Deraa

Middle East

Syria's war: Deraa has been 'burned to the ground'

At least 20 killed in fresh government air strikes, witnesses and medics say, as continued fighting displaces thousands.

Syria's war: Deraa has been 'burned to the ground'

Jordan

Jordan protesters: 'Gulf money won't help'

Jordanian citizens say latest aid pledge by Gulf states will not achieve social justice or solve unemployment.

Jordan protesters: 'Gulf money won't help'

Jordan

Jordan trade unions strike to press for their demands

Jordanians vow to continue nightly protests demanding repeal of planned tax reform despite pledges to revise bill.

Jordan trade unions strike to press for their demands

Jordan

Jordanians vow to continue protests, demand 'new approach'

After PM's resignation, protesters call for government to adopt transparent new approach to how it operates.

Jordanians vow to continue protests, demand 'new approach'

Gaza

Flotilla carrying Gaza wounded breaks 'unbearable' siege

A boat carrying 25 Palestinians has set off from Gaza's port with intention of reaching Cyprus, defying a 12-year siege.

Flotilla carrying Gaza wounded breaks 'unbearable' siege

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

One family, three women, 70 years in exile

The collective story of being a female Palestinian refugee in Lebanon as seen through the lives of a family of women.

One family, three women, 70 years in exile

Syria's War

Syria: Evacuees stuck near al-Bab plead for help

Following evacuation deal, Syrians from southern Damascus say they are stranded without access to basic needs.

Syria: Evacuees stuck near al-Bab plead for help

Lebanon

Why women are 'barely scratching surface' of Lebanese politics

Female candidates in this year's election say change 'within' state institutions needed to level the playing field.

Why women are 'barely scratching surface' of Lebanese politics

Syria's War

Syria's Yarmouk camp: From a 'war on stomachs' to 'annihilation'

Activists describe scenes of besieged camp in southern Damascus as Syrian forces attempt to drive ISIL out.

Syria's Yarmouk camp: From a 'war on stomachs' to 'annihilation'

Syria's War

What is the West's end game in Syria?

Were US-led strikes on Syria aimed at destroying chemical weapons, or an attempt to maintain geopolitical status quo?

What is the West's end game in Syria?