Imtiaz Tyab

Imtiaz Tyab

Imtiaz Tyab is one of Al Jazeera English's correspondents based in Jerusalem. Previously he reported from Pakistan. Imtiaz joined AJE from BBC World television where he was a London-based reporter. Prior to that, he was a Washington, DC correspondent for BBC News and World Service Radio. Imtiaz has reported extensively from around the United Kingdom, as well as from continental Europe, South Asia, the Middle East and Haiti.

Middle East

Amnesty: EU governments complicit in abuse of refugees, migrants

Amnesty International is accusing European governments of knowingly exposing thousands of refugees to torture and abuse in their efforts to curb migration.

Amnesty: EU governments complicit in abuse of refugees, migrants

Human Rights

Kashmiris 'fed up' with India's human rights abuses

Since 1989, nearly 70,000 people have been killed in violence that separatist leaders say the United Nations has done too little to prevent.

Kashmiris 'fed up' with India's human rights abuses

Lebanon

Lebanon's disabled: 'If we don’t fight, we will die'

There is a demand for fairer treatment of disabled people in Lebanon - because laws protecting them are rarely followed.

Lebanon's disabled: 'If we don’t fight, we will die'

Palestine

Palestinian Chief: US 'playing with fire'

The Palestinian chief negotiator is warning that the US would be "playing with fire" if it recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Palestinian Chief: US 'playing with fire'

Environment

Climate change threatens olive trees across Mediterranean

Environmental groups have warned that the olive oil industry across the Mediterranean, worth billions of dollars, is under threat due to climate change.

Climate change threatens olive trees across Mediterranean

Middle East

Lebanon faces criticism over appointment of ambassador to Syria

Lebanon has appointed an ambassador to Damascus for the first time since the start of the Syrian war six years ago

Lebanon faces criticism over appointment of ambassador to Syria

Middle East

Lebanon's illicit cannabis trade goes up in smoke amid Syria war

In recent years the illicit trade has suffered due to the war in neighbouring Syria. As a result, some are now turning to another crop for better income.

Lebanon's illicit cannabis trade goes up in smoke amid Syria war

Lebanon

Anti-Syrian hostility surges in Lebanon

Lebanon has a long and complex relationship with refugees. Violence and hate-motivated crimes against Syrian refugees in Lebanon have risen sharply in recent months.

Anti-Syrian hostility surges in Lebanon

Business & Economy

Lebanon prepares for Syria post-war construction windfall

Syria's war is not over yet but the world might want to start planning for it. Many countries are already preparing to cash in, especially neighbouring Lebanon.

Lebanon prepares for Syria post-war construction windfall

Middle East

Death sentence expected in trial of Lebanese Muslim scholar

A Lebanese military court is set to deliver its verdict in the trial of a controversial Sunni scholar linked to a shoot-out with government troops in 2013. Fighting between supporters of Ahmad al-Assir and Lebanese soldiers led to dozens of deaths.

Death sentence expected in trial of Lebanese Muslim scholar

Middle East

HRW: US-led coalition air strikes killed dozens of civilians

An investigation by Human Rights Watch has found that US-led coalition strikes on two ISIL-held towns in Syria in March killed 84 civilians, including dozens of children.

HRW: US-led coalition air strikes killed dozens of civilians

Middle East

UNICEF: Syria orphanages targeted in ongoing war

The UN children's agency, UNICEF, estimates that six million children have been affected by the war in Syria

UNICEF: Syria orphanages targeted in ongoing war