Farah Najjar

Farah Najjar

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

Middle East

'We hardly ever leave': Life in Lebanon's border town of Arsal

Like thousands of other Syrian refugees, Ahmed Bareesh's family endures hardships in Arsal, once an ISIL stronghold.

'We hardly ever leave': Life in Lebanon's border town of Arsal

Lebanon

'Abandoned, forgotten': Syrian refugees plead for help in Arsal

Refugees struggle to cope as conditions worsen in Lebanon's Arsal, an isolated border town once a stronghold of ISIL.

'Abandoned, forgotten': Syrian refugees plead for help in Arsal

Middle East

In Lebanon's storm-hit camps, Syrians help with relief aid

Syrians help with aid distributions for vulnerable refugee living in camps across Bekaa Valley as more rains hit region.

In Lebanon's storm-hit camps, Syrians help with relief aid

Syrian Refugees

Lebanon's Syrian refugee camps battered by winter storms

Harsh winter weather creates havoc across Lebanon's Syrian refugee camps as more rain and snowfall is expected.

Lebanon's Syrian refugee camps battered by winter storms

Syria's War

'Can't feel my feet anymore': Syrian refugees brave harsh weather

Refugees in Lebanon say they have received little help as rains and flooding have submerged their settlements.

'Can't feel my feet anymore': Syrian refugees brave harsh weather

Lebanon

Lebanon: Syrian refugees endure more floods from new storm

Refugees seek shelter in incomplete housing units, garages or evacuated schools after Storm Norma hit last week.

Lebanon: Syrian refugees endure more floods from new storm

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestinians vow hunger strikes if Israel worsens jail conditions

Detainees say Israeli proposals, including water rations and limits on family visits, are a 'declaration of war'.

Palestinians vow hunger strikes if Israel worsens jail conditions

GCC

A fractured GCC meets in Riyadh amid ongoing crisis

Qatar sends state minister to represent the country in Saudi Arabia amid ongoing rift with Gulf neighbours and Egypt.

A fractured GCC meets in Riyadh amid ongoing crisis

Gaza

Palestinians sceptical Gaza ceasefire will hold

As relative calm sets in, residents in besieged enclave say they have little faith in Egyptian-brokered ceasefire deal.

Palestinians sceptical Gaza ceasefire will hold

Gaza

'Everything is a target': Gaza residents decry Israeli strikes

Civilians in besieged enclave express anger at ferocious Israeli attacks that targeted their homes and businesses.

'Everything is a target': Gaza residents decry Israeli strikes

Battle for Idlib

Syria: Rebels comply and pull heavy weapons out of Idlib

Withdrawal of heavy arms by rebel groups fulfills first part of Russian-Turkish deal to avoid Idlib assault.

Syria: Rebels comply and pull heavy weapons out of Idlib

Syria's War

Will supply of S-300 to Syria harm Russia-Israel ties?

S-300 move is Moscow's message to Israel to adopt restraint, experts say, but some doubt the transfer will happen.

Will supply of S-300 to Syria harm Russia-Israel ties?