Faras Ghani

Faras Ghani

Faras Ghani is a deputy online editor at Al Jazeera English. He is also author of the book 'Champions, again'.

Business & Economy

Why are humans killing 100 million sharks every year?

Increasing consumption of shark fin soup and illegal fishing may lead to extinction of certain species, experts warn.

Why are humans killing 100 million sharks every year?

South Korea

Prison Inside Me: Providing Koreans peace and solitude in a cell

Centre in Korea providing busy, stressed out and frazzled Koreans a chance at tranquility and self-reflection.

Prison Inside Me: Providing Koreans peace and solitude in a cell

South Korea

Shin Ji-ye and her aim to challenge sexism in Korean politics

Al Jazeera speaks to 28-year-old Shin, who ran for Seoul mayor in June, about sexism and obstacles in politics.

Shin Ji-ye and her aim to challenge sexism in Korean politics

Human Rights

Up to $10,000: What migrant workers pay for a job in GCC

There are growing concerns about unauthorised agent fees low-skilled migrant workers are forced to pay to land a job.

Up to $10,000: What migrant workers pay for a job in GCC

Qatar

Qatar lifts exit permit system for migrant workers

Majority of migrant workers in the country will no longer need permission from the employer to leave the country.

Qatar lifts exit permit system for migrant workers

South Korea

UN admits failing to educate Koreans on Yemeni refugee crisis

UN refugee agency spokesperson discusses why it has not taken a more active role to help Yemeni refugees in South Korea.

UN admits failing to educate Koreans on Yemeni refugee crisis

South Korea

Residents of Jeju island offer helping hand to the Yemenis

With anger and hatred, there is also sympathy and support for the Yemeni asylum seekers on Korea's Jeju island.

Residents of Jeju island offer helping hand to the Yemenis

South Korea

Residents of Korea's Jeju island talk about Yemeni refugees

More than 550 Yemeni asylum seekers are on South Korea's Jeju island, and local residents have mixed feelings.

Residents of Korea's Jeju island talk about Yemeni refugees

South Korea

Korean families to meet after decades in temporary reunions

North Korea to host meet-and-greet reunions of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War.

Korean families to meet after decades in temporary reunions

South Korea

Yemeni refugee on escaping war and life on South Korea's Jeju

Yemeni asylum seeker in South Korea talks fleeing the war as well as facing Islamophobia and discrimination.

Yemeni refugee on escaping war and life on South Korea's Jeju

South Korea

Separated by the war, Koreans to meet in rare family reunion

Separated by Korean War decades ago, selected families get chance to meet for the first, and perhaps one final, time.

Separated by the war, Koreans to meet in rare family reunion

Human Rights

How Islamophobia is driving anti-refugee sentiment in Korea

The arrival of 550-plus Yemeni asylum seekers on South Korea's Jeju island has sparked protests in Seoul and online.

How Islamophobia is driving anti-refugee sentiment in Korea