Linah Alsaafin

Linah Alsaafin

Linah Alsaafin is an online producer with Al Jazeera English.

France

French student on hijab, media and being used as political puppet

Maryam Pougetoux reflects on 'wave of racist hatred' unleashed by her wearing of headscarf on TV a year ago.

French student on hijab, media and being used as political puppet

France

Thousands of Algerians in Paris mark the end of Bouteflika's rule

Protesters sing, dance and shout slogans calling for change in Algeria in demonstration on the Place de la Republique.

Thousands of Algerians in Paris mark the end of Bouteflika's rule

France

'The only hero is the people': Algerians in Paris celebrate

Thousands mark the end of former President Bouteflika's rule, demand that his close associates also step down.

'The only hero is the people': Algerians in Paris celebrate

Cyprus

Racism, bureaucracy, uncertainty: Refugee crisis brews in Cyprus

Cyprus has more asylum claims per capita than any other EU member state. This is the story of two West African refugees.

Racism, bureaucracy, uncertainty: Refugee crisis brews in Cyprus

Middle East

Palestine, Golan Heights take centre stage at Arab League summit

No further action announced as leaders stress 'support for Syria's right' over Golan, push for Palestinian statehood.

Palestine, Golan Heights take centre stage at Arab League summit

Middle East

Arab leaders call for Palestinian state, condemn US's Golan move

Tunis meeting comes amid ongoing wars in Syria and Yemen, leadership rivalry in Libya and a continuing boycott of Qatar.

Arab leaders call for Palestinian state, condemn US's Golan move

Middle East

What to expect from the Arab League summit in Tunis

Meeting in Tunisia's capital comes against backdrop of divisions, wars and, in some countries, increasing repression.

What to expect from the Arab League summit in Tunis

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds amid tense calm in Gaza Strip

Palestinian rocket fired from Gaza and Israeli military conducts air raid, but truce appears to hold on Wednesday.

Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds amid tense calm in Gaza Strip

Football

Triumphant Qatari football team celebrated for historic win

Thousands cheer the Maroons, Qatar's national football team, as they arrive in Doha after winning the Asian Cup title.

Triumphant Qatari football team celebrated for historic win

Cyprus

Southern EU Summit sends strong message to Turkey

SEUS called on Turkey to effectively implement Readmission Agreement and normalise relations with Republic of Cyprus.

Southern EU Summit sends strong message to Turkey

Cyprus

What to expect from the 2019 South EU Summit

Spain, Portugal, France, Malta, Italy, Greece and Cyprus will meet to discuss security, energy and migration.

What to expect from the 2019 South EU Summit

Middle East

Why are Arab leaders silent over Khashoggi's disappearance?

Arab leaders remain deafeningly silent on the case of Khashoggi's disappearance.

Why are Arab leaders silent over Khashoggi's disappearance?