Linah Alsaafin

Linah Alsaafin

Linah Alsaafin is an online producer with Al Jazeera English.

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

Middle East

From spying to lobbying, Israel's fight against BDS intensifies

Israel uses a number of diplomatic and security tactics to counter the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement.

From spying to lobbying, Israel's fight against BDS intensifies

Qatar

Qatar has moved on two years since blockade, analysts say

Solution to Gulf crisis not in the interests of blockading states, analysts say, two years after blockade against Qatar.

Qatar has moved on two years since blockade, analysts say

Middle East

Palestinian photojournalist at risk of Israeli deportation

Mustafa al-Kharouf, who has been living in occupied East Jerusalem, faces deportation to Jordan.

Palestinian photojournalist at risk of Israeli deportation

France

French Algerians on identity, discrimination, protests at 'home'

Individuals of three generations question sense of belonging in France as they watch protests continuing in Algeria.

French Algerians on identity, discrimination, protests at 'home'

France

'No social backlash to anyone that holds Islamophobic views'

French Muslim activists and academics say Islamophobia starts with the state and is not treated seriously.

'No social backlash to anyone that holds Islamophobic views'

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