Linah Alsaafin

Linah Alsaafin

Linah Alsaafin is an online producer with Al Jazeera English.

Coronavirus pandemic

US teachers protest over reopening schools: Coronavirus live

Teachers, support staff at more than 35 school districts across the US protest against reopening while COVID-19 surges.

US teachers protest over reopening schools: Coronavirus live

Health

Global coronavirus deaths pass 650,000: Live updates

Tedros Ghebreyesus says COVID-19 is 'most severe' health emergency the WHO has faced.

 Global coronavirus deaths pass 650,000: Live updates

Iraq

Zarif's Baghdad visit won't address PMF-Iraq gov't power dynamic

Zarif's first visit to Baghdad since assassination of General Qassem Soleimani aims to mend strained relations.

Zarif's Baghdad visit won't address PMF-Iraq gov't power dynamic

Coronavirus pandemic

UN chief warns coronavirus could set world back for years: Live

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warns coronavirus pandemic could set world's economic progress back by 'decades'.

UN chief warns coronavirus could set world back for years: Live

Health

Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan hospitalised with coronavirus: Live

The 77-year-old iconic Indian actor and his son tested positive for COVID-19 and have been moved to hospital in Mumbai.

Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan hospitalised with coronavirus: Live

Coronavirus pandemic

Anti-lockdown protesters storm Serbian Parliament - Live updates

Serbian president says Belgrade may be locked down because of the rising number of coronavirus cases in the country.

Anti-lockdown protesters storm Serbian Parliament - Live updates

Coronavirus pandemic

WHO halts hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 trials: Live updates

WHO said it will stop use of hydroxychloroquine and a combination HIV drug after they failed to reduce mortality.

WHO halts hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 trials: Live updates

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestinian civil society rejects EU's conditional funding

EU's anti-terror clause in its grant proposals is political and 'criminalises' Palestinian resistance, civil groups say.

Palestinian civil society rejects EU's conditional funding

Coronavirus pandemic

Lack of leadership 'greatest threat' in coronavirus fight: Live

WHO warns pandemic accelerating as it reports record daily global case rise while outbreak surges in Brazil, India.

Lack of leadership 'greatest threat' in coronavirus fight: Live

Black Lives Matter protests

UN to hold debate on racism, police brutality in US: Live updates

UN Human Rights Council in Geneva will hold debate on the issues at request of African countries.

UN to hold debate on racism, police brutality in US: Live updates

Middle East

Maximum sentence requested for Jewish settler in Duma arson case

Convicted of arson attack that killed three members of Dawabsheh family, Amiram Ben-Uliel will be sentenced next month.

Maximum sentence requested for Jewish settler in Duma arson case

Coronavirus pandemic

'Disaster' looms in coronavirus-hit Afghanistan: Live updates

With hospital beds almost full, Afghan officials warn of coming 'disaster' as suspected cases of COVID-19 surge.

'Disaster' looms in coronavirus-hit Afghanistan: Live updates