Linah Alsaafin

Linah Alsaafin

Linah Alsaafin is an online producer with Al Jazeera English.

Palestine

Thousands enter Al-Aqsa Mosque Mosque for first Friday of Ramadan

West Bank residents, who are usually denied entry, pray in Al-Aqsa Mosque on the first Friday of the Muslim holy month.

Thousands enter Al-Aqsa Mosque Mosque for first Friday of Ramadan

Middle East

The architects behind the ethnic cleansing of Palestine

Who were the men responsible for plotting and executing the systematic expulsion of Palestinians from their villages?

The architects behind the ethnic cleansing of Palestine

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestinian protesters: 'Jerusalem is not Trump's city to give'

US embassy ceremony takes place after Israeli security forces killed at least 55 Palestinians in Gaza and wounded 2,400.

Palestinian protesters: 'Jerusalem is not Trump's city to give'

Jerusalem

For Palestinians, US embassy move cements occupation status quo

Controversial relocation won't change 'Palestinians' will', Jerusalem residents say, amid call for large-scale protests.

For Palestinians, US embassy move cements occupation status quo

Middle East

'Blatant theft': Syrians denounce Absentee Property Law

Experts say law by Syrian government requiring citizens to register land is an attempt at changing country's demography.

'Blatant theft': Syrians denounce Absentee Property Law

Middle East

Jerusalem Conference guests denied entry by Israel

At least 65 foreign invitees blocked from participating in meeting in Ramallah organised by the Palestinian Authority.

Jerusalem Conference guests denied entry by Israel

Palestine

Musta'ribeen, Israel's agents who pose as Palestinians

Musta'ribeen are an elite Israeli undercover unit that disguises themselves as Arabs or Palestinians.

Musta'ribeen, Israel's agents who pose as Palestinians

Social media

Digital occupation: What's behind Israel's social media in Arabic

Israeli social media accounts in Arabic aim to normalise Israel's occupation and whitewash its image, Palestinians say.

Digital occupation: What's behind Israel's social media in Arabic

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi narrowly misses 100 percent of vote in Egypt

Ex-army general secures 97 percent win, final results show, in a poll where only challenger was a Sisi supporter.

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi narrowly misses 100 percent of vote in Egypt

Syria's War

Eastern Ghouta: Hyperinflation compounds struggle in rebel area

Residents in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta are running out of cash due to inflation and extremely expensive remittances.

Eastern Ghouta: Hyperinflation compounds struggle in rebel area

Health

Gaza girl awaiting surgery reunited with her mother in West Bank

After getting an Israeli-issued medical permit, Inam al-Attar traveled without her parents from Gaza Strip to West Bank.

Gaza girl awaiting surgery reunited with her mother in West Bank

Syria's War

'Survive or die together': More than 400 killed in Eastern Ghouta

Syrian government aerial offensive on rebel-held enclave that began on Sunday has killed at least 403 people.

'Survive or die together': More than 400 killed in Eastern Ghouta