Imran Khan

Imran Khan

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

Middle East

Palestinians criticise US funding cuts to UNRWA

The US says it is withholding $65m of $125m it was going to give UNRWA, which provides a lifeline for some five million Palestinians in Gaza, the West Bank, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.

Palestinians criticise US funding cuts to UNRWA

China

Deadly Iranian oil tanker collision probed

An Iranian oil tanker has collided with a freighter off the coast of China. The search for survivors has expanded to find 32 people who are still missing.

Deadly Iranian oil tanker collision probed

Iraq

In Baghdad, signs of life back on the streets

More Iraqis are coming out on the streets as violence has gone down in the capital following the defeat of ISIL group.

In Baghdad, signs of life back on the streets

Syria's Civil War

Syria's war: Russia dominates Astana talks

It is crystal clear that Moscow is in the driver's seat at the 7th round of talks in Kazakhstan on ending the Syrian conflict.

Syria's war: Russia dominates Astana talks

War & Conflict

Syrian opposition doubts new Astana talks will bring real change

A final session of the seventh round of talks aimed at ending Syria's six-year war has taken place in Kazakhstan's capital, Astana.

Syrian opposition doubts new Astana talks will bring real change

Asia

India: Flood-struck Kaziranga national park reopens

Kaziranga national park has reopened for tourists.

India: Flood-struck Kaziranga national park reopens

Middle East

Prominent Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Mahdi Akef dies

The former Muslim Brotherhood general guide, Mohammed Mahdi Akef, has died. His daughter made the announcement on Facebook. Akef was arrested four years ago, a day after former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi was ousted from power.

Prominent Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Mahdi Akef dies

Middle East

Iraqi forces prepare for final phase of ISIL battle

Iraqi government forces are preparing for what they hope is the final phase of their war against ISIL.

Iraqi forces prepare for final phase of ISIL battle

Middle East

Iraq: Kurdish civilians donate blood to victims of ISIL violence

Kurdish fighters have been instrumental in the fight against ISIL, prompting civilians in northern Iraq to help however they can. Donating blood has become something of a duty.

Iraq: Kurdish civilians donate blood to victims of ISIL violence

US & Canada

Kuwaiti emir to hold talks with Trump in US

The emir of Kuwait is flying to the US to hold talks with President Donald Trump on the three-month-old diplomatic crisis in the Gulf.

Kuwaiti emir to hold talks with Trump in US

Middle East

Israeli settlers seize Palestinian family homes in Hebron

The flashpoint city of Hebron in the occupied West Bank has seen a rise in tensions after Israeli settlers moved into three Palestinian apartments by force just over a week ago.

Israeli settlers seize Palestinian family homes in Hebron

Palestine

Tensions remain high over al-Aqsa standoff

Israel has removed restrictive measures from al-Aqsa Mosque, which Palestinians had feared were an attempt to control the holy site.

Tensions remain high over al-Aqsa standoff