Imran Khan

Imran Khan

Imran Khan is a roving correspondent based out of Doha, covering the Middle East and South Asia.

Middle East

Baghdad's 'Green Zone' reopens

Also known as the International Zone, this area will now be open for Iraqis to pass through without checkpoints.

Baghdad's 'Green Zone' reopens

Middle East

Women in Iraq reclaiming roles in society

Activists are hopeful that the opportunities for women are increasing, but say there is no political will concerning female equality.

Women in Iraq reclaiming roles in society

Middle East

Iraq's Dama board game struggles to survive in digital era

The 5,000-year-old board game - easy to learn, but difficult to master - is in danger of being forgotten by the youth.

Iraq's Dama board game struggles to survive in digital era

Middle East

Iraqi tribes under fire over age-old mediation custom

Years of conflicts have left many Iraqi communities flush with guns, contributing to violent tribal mediation methods.

Iraqi tribes under fire over age-old mediation custom

Middle East

Funerals held for 7 Palestinians killed by Israel army

Anguish in Gaza, as funerals take place for protesters killed on Friday along the barrier fence with Israel.

Funerals held for 7 Palestinians killed by Israel army

Middle East

Waiting to be bulldozed: Khan al-Ahmar's residents stuck in limbo

Residents determined to fight after Israeli court rules in favour of demolishing the occupied West Bank village they've called home for decades.

Waiting to be bulldozed: Khan al-Ahmar's residents stuck in limbo

Asia Pacific

HRW report: Chinese government violates Xinjiang Muslims' rights

Human Rights Watch says it has new evidence of the arbitrary mass detention, torture, and mistreatment of Turkic Muslims by the Chinese government in Xinjiang province.

HRW report: Chinese government violates Xinjiang Muslims' rights

Asia Pacific

Philippines flooding: Displaced residents assess damage

Flash flooding in the Northern Philippines forces 50,000 people from their homes.

Philippines flooding: Displaced residents assess damage

Iraq

Mosul residents frustrated with slow progress rebuilding of city

Mosul's residents are ready to restore life and business to the city, but say the government's lacklustre progress in clearing rubble and restoring utilities undermines their ability to start over.

Mosul residents frustrated with slow progress rebuilding of city

Middle East

Iraq coalition talks still under way amid election recount

Meanwhile, demonstrators in eight Iraqi provinces are demanding better access to water, electricity, and jobs.

Iraq coalition talks still under way amid election recount

Middle East

Many ask why oil-rich Iraq needed to make Kuwait energy deal

OPEC's second-largest producer gets help from Kuwait after widespread unrest over power crisis.

Many ask why oil-rich Iraq needed to make Kuwait energy deal

Middle East

Iraq accused of abusing detained 'terror suspects'

Human rights groups also accuse government of unlawfully arresting and holding hundreds of protesters and activists.

Iraq accused of abusing detained 'terror suspects'