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Natasha Ghoneim

Natasha Ghoneim

Middle East

Abandoned tobacco factory to turn into an arts center in Iraq

Sulayminyah has, since its founding 200 years ago, been dedicated to the arts and now the Kurdistan Regional Government has dedicated six million dollars to create a cultural arts centre in the city.

Abandoned tobacco factory to turn into an arts center in Iraq

Iran

Iran sanctions: Iraqi merchants fear unknown future

New sanctions on Iran are complicating across the border in Iraq.

Iran sanctions: Iraqi merchants fear unknown future

Middle East

With ISIL gone, Iraqi Kurds still battle a weak economy

Erbil and the Kurdish region of Iraq are fighting to realise the big plans that were put on hold to fight ISIL, but now face a slow recovery from an economic crisis.

With ISIL gone, Iraqi Kurds still battle a weak economy

Middle East

Iraq: Families of ISIL members fear attacks if they go home

The wives and children of ISIL fighters who have been killed or imprisoned are afraid their communities will attack them if they go home.

Iraq: Families of ISIL members fear attacks if they go home

Middle East

Former teenage ISIL members join rehab programme in Iraq

Al Jazeera met some of the teenagers in Erbil, where they're taking part in a rehabilitation program to turn their lives around.

Former teenage ISIL members join rehab programme in Iraq

Middle East

ISIL sleeper cell attacks remain a threat in northern Iraq

The local government says that the attacks are intermittent and locals do not expect that ISIL will gain any momentum in the Kurdish region of Iraq.

ISIL sleeper cell attacks remain a threat in northern Iraq

Middle East

Saudi halts oil shipments through key strait after Houthi attacks

Oil shipments through strategic Red Sea lane suspended after Yemen's rebels attack two tankers in the waterway.

Saudi halts oil shipments through key strait after Houthi attacks

Asia

Can Imran Khan transform Pakistan?

For two decades, Imran Khan has tried to disrupt Pakistan's entrenched political system, often plagued by corruption scandals.

Can Imran Khan transform Pakistan?

Middle East

Jordan unions launch nationwide strike over income tax plan

King Abdullah II has ordered a review and has even replaced his prime minister to try to defuse country's largest protests in years.

Jordan unions launch nationwide strike over income tax plan

Middle East

GCC crisis: Qatar Airways to expand despite 'substantial' losses

Prior to the blockade, the state-owned airline earned record annual profits.

GCC crisis: Qatar Airways to expand despite 'substantial' losses

Middle East

Is Egypt's crackdown on dissent tied to plan to lift subsidies?

The recent spate of arrests in Egypt has many observers worried.

Is Egypt's crackdown on dissent tied to plan to lift subsidies?

India

Violence in Kashmir erupts despite calls for ceasefire

Hopes for a ceasefire during the month of Ramadan have been shattered by renewed fighting between India and Pakistan in Kashmir.

Violence in Kashmir erupts despite calls for ceasefire