Farah Najjar

Farah Najjar

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

Battle for Idlib

Russia-Turkey deal gives Idlib's wary residents 'glimpse of hope'

Idlib's fearful civilians cautiously welcome 'demilitarised' zone deal but express concern over Assad's commitment.

Russia-Turkey deal gives Idlib's wary residents 'glimpse of hope'

Battle for Idlib

Everything you need to know about the looming battle for Idlib

Who are the main players, what are the likely scenarios and what will be the human cost? All questions answered.

Everything you need to know about the looming battle for Idlib

Syria's War

What may unfold in Syria's Idlib and why is a 'bloodbath' likely?

Idlib is the Syrian government's next target, experts say, but other scenarios may unfold with regional players at hand.

What may unfold in Syria's Idlib and why is a 'bloodbath' likely?

Gaza

'Pain, agony': Gaza mourns death of pregnant mother and toddler

Inas Abu Khmash and her baby daughter Bayan were among four Palestinians killed during Israel's air raids on Gaza.

'Pain, agony': Gaza mourns death of pregnant mother and toddler

Gaza

From wedding dresses to soap: Gaza event highlights Israeli siege

Over 1,000 items displayed at exhibition calling attention to Israel's 'suffocating' Gaza siege, home to two million.

From wedding dresses to soap: Gaza event highlights Israeli siege

Israel

'Apartheid, formalised': Palestinians to fight Jewish state law

Palestinian legislators in Israel prepare to launch series of events in protest of 'racist' nation-state bill.

'Apartheid, formalised': Palestinians to fight Jewish state law

Syria's War

'They killed my love': Remembering photographer Niraz Saied

Years after his arrest by Syrian forces, award-winning photojournalist is confirmed dead, relatives say.

'They killed my love': Remembering photographer Niraz Saied

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