Linah Alsaafin

Linah Alsaafin

Linah Alsaafin is an online producer with Al Jazeera English.

Islamophobia

'The rot of Tory Islamophobia goes all the way to top'

As UK election nears, experts call on Conservatives to launch an inquiry into anti-Muslim racism within the party.

'The rot of Tory Islamophobia goes all the way to top'

GCC

40th GCC summit: The beginning of reconciliation?

Recent developments point to a possible thaw in relations between the blockading Gulf countries and Qatar.

40th GCC summit: The beginning of reconciliation?

Palestine

'Punitive': Palestinian rights activist slams Israel's travel ban

Laith Abu Zeyad's travel ban by Israel is a 'sinister move' designed to silence critics of the government, Amnesty says.

'Punitive': Palestinian rights activist slams Israel's travel ban

Turkey-Syria border

'No one wants war': The morning after Turkey-Russia talks

Following marathon talks between Erdogan and Putin, a deal was agreed for Kurdish fighters.

'No one wants war': The morning after Turkey-Russia talks

Turkey-Syria border

Russia and Turkey: Partners or opponents in Syria?

Erdogan and Putin are holding talks in Sochi, with Ankara's offensive in northeast Syria high on the agenda.

Russia and Turkey: Partners or opponents in Syria?

Turkey-Syria border

'We've been neutral for years': Dilemma of Syrian Kurds in Turkey

Hundreds stranded in conflict days after US relocated troops from Syria and Turkey launched an operation.

'We've been neutral for years': Dilemma of Syrian Kurds in Turkey

Middle East

How long will Turkey remain in northeast Syria?

Turkish push in northeast Syria could take longer than anticipated, analysts warn, raising fears of clashes.

How long will Turkey remain in northeast Syria?

Yemen

Who are south Yemen's separatists?

The Southern Transitional Council, backed by United Arab Emirates, is leading the separatist cause in Aden.

Who are south Yemen's separatists?

Middle East

Middle East drone attacks: Is Israel banking on Iranian response?

A series of weekend air assaults across three different countries raised fears of a regional escalation.

Middle East drone attacks: Is Israel banking on Iranian response?

Africa

Omar al-Bashir on trial: Will justice be delivered?

Sudan's ex-president is on trial for corruption charges but observers say judicial system is populated by his allies.

Omar al-Bashir on trial: Will justice be delivered?

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israel's separation wall endures, 15 years after ICJ ruling

The separation wall, deemed illegal by ICJ, cuts into occupied West Bank territory, and will be 712km upon completion.

Israel's separation wall endures, 15 years after ICJ ruling

Middle East

'Slightly illusory': Low expectations for US-led Bahrain workshop

Conference where the US will present part of the 'deal of the century' has little to do with peace, analysts say.

'Slightly illusory': Low expectations for US-led Bahrain workshop