Megan O'Toole

Megan O'Toole

Megan O'Toole is the Deputy Middle East Editor for aljazeera.com. She reports primarily on law, politics, global conflicts and human rights, and has covered stories in more than a dozen countries, including Iraq, Kuwait, Israel, Palestine, Lebanon and the Syria-Turkey border region.

Oman

Oman moves closer to a post-oil economy

Ambitious plan to diversify the country's revenue streams focuses on sectors such as manufacturing and tourism.

Oman moves closer to a post-oil economy

Oman

What is Oman's stance on the Qatar-Gulf crisis?

While maintaining overt political neutrality, Muscat has benefitted from strengthened economic ties with Doha.

What is Oman's stance on the Qatar-Gulf crisis?

Oman

Bedouins in Oman: A foot in two worlds

As urbanisation creeps closer towards the desert, some fear that traditional culture is being left behind.

Bedouins in Oman: A foot in two worlds

Oman

Salalah tourism thrives despite war across the border

Competition for tourist dollars has increased in the Omani oasis, where regional tensions seem far away.

Salalah tourism thrives despite war across the border

Middle East

What is fuelling Yemen's cholera epidemic?

Thousands of people have died from cholera as war-torn Yemen navigates peak season for the spread of the disease.

What is fuelling Yemen's cholera epidemic?

Iran

Is the time right for Saudi-Iran rapprochement?

A proposal for Iraq-led mediation could benefit both sides politically and economically, analysts say.

Is the time right for Saudi-Iran rapprochement?

Jerusalem

Al-Aqsa 360: Inside Jerusalem's holiest mosque

Millions of feet have walked these grounds, and now you can join them.

Al-Aqsa 360: Inside Jerusalem's holiest mosque

Qatar

Can Qatar-Gulf rift be repaired?

One month since diplomatic spat erupted, the two sides remain mired in a dispute that could forever alter the GCC.

Can Qatar-Gulf rift be repaired?

Iran

Tourists flock to Iran's 'image of the world'

Key sites in the historic city of Isfahan have witnessed a significant rise in visitor numbers since the nuclear deal.

Tourists flock to Iran's 'image of the world'

Iran

Iranians still waiting for dramatic economic change

Despite signs of overall improvement since the nuclear deal, some Iranian business owners say they have yet to benefit.

Iranians still waiting for dramatic economic change

Iran

Meet the Iranian tycoon smashing gender stereotypes

Businesswoman, city councillor and social activist Fatemeh Daneshvar tells Al Jazeera that she fears 'nothing but God'.

Meet the Iranian tycoon smashing gender stereotypes

Iran

Inside Tehran's monument to US 'arrogance'

The US embassy in Iran has been reopened as a museum chronicling the bitter history of bilateral relations.

Inside Tehran's monument to US 'arrogance'