Faras Ghani

Faras Ghani

Faras Ghani is an Online Editor at Al Jazeera English. He is also a author of the book 'Champions, again'.

Refugees

Sea of blood: Meet rescuers saving refugees

They come from across the world and risk imprisonment to work on the Ocean Viking rescue ship in the Mediterranean.

Sea of blood: Meet rescuers saving refugees

Human Rights

Ocean Viking rescues 94 people off Libya's coast

The rescued people include 56 adults and 38 children, with 29 of them being unaccompanied.

Ocean Viking rescues 94 people off Libya's coast

Human Rights

Migrants stuck at sea aboard rescue ship Ocean Viking for 11 days

Charities running search-and-rescue operations in central Mediterranean say no response from Malta or Italy yet.

Migrants stuck at sea aboard rescue ship Ocean Viking for 11 days

Human Rights

Bonded labour: The workers trapped at Pakistan's brick kilns

More than four million people, including young children, work in almost 20,000 brick kilns across Pakistan.

Bonded labour: The workers trapped at Pakistan's brick kilns

Human Rights

The spiralling debt trapping Pakistan's brick kiln workers

What starts off as a small loan ends up trapping generations into bonded labour.

The spiralling debt trapping Pakistan's brick kiln workers

Qatar

Qatar moves to announce abolishment of kafala system

Qatar and its labour laws have been under the spotlight ever since the country was named the host of the 2022 World Cup.

Qatar moves to announce abolishment of kafala system

Qatar

Was the Doha World Athletics Championships a 'success'?

Praise, criticism mark the inaugural athletics championships to be held in the Gulf region.

Was the Doha World Athletics Championships a 'success'?

Sport

Challenging debut for midnight marathon in Doha heat, humidity

Kenya's Chepngetich wins first gold of the 2019 World Championships as 28 out of 68 runners fail to finish the race.

Challenging debut for midnight marathon in Doha heat, humidity

Qatar

Renewed calls for Qatar to address treatment of migrant workers

Doha vows to 'comprehensively address' labour issues after report says hundreds of workers returned home 'penniless'.

Renewed calls for Qatar to address treatment of migrant workers

Humanitarian crises

Q&A: MSF official on migrants' rescue efforts in Mediterranean

MSF official talks about plight of migrants crossing Mediterranean and conditions in Libya detention centres.

Q&A: MSF official on migrants' rescue efforts in Mediterranean

North Korea

Trump-Kim summit: Will two leaders meet for third round of talks?

US president and North Korean leader have already met twice this year with promise of more to come. But will it happen?

Trump-Kim summit: Will two leaders meet for third round of talks?

Refugees

Meet a Syrian refugee couple winning hearts with cheese

Razan's family fled Syria's war in 2012 and sought asylum in the UK. Now, based in northern England, the couple run a cheese production company.

Meet a Syrian refugee couple winning hearts with cheese