Natasha Ghoneim

Natasha Ghoneim

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

Middle East

Nakba 70 years on: Palestinians dream of returning home

As Palestinians remember the 70th anniversary of their exodus, the so-called 'right of return' seems elusive, and yet that deep-seeded desire fuels their hope.

Nakba 70 years on: Palestinians dream of returning home

Middle East

Student activists' role in Armenia's 'Velvet Revolution'

Many Armenians are saying their so-called 'Velvet Revolution' succeeded because people finally shed their political apathy and were inspired to act.

Student activists' role in Armenia's 'Velvet Revolution'

Middle East

Poverty-stricken Armenians pin hopes on new government

The World Bank says almost 30 percent of Armenians live below the poverty line.

Poverty-stricken Armenians pin hopes on new government

Europe

Armenia protests highlight role of independent journalists

Utilising social media, independent journalists were able to offer an unprecedented counter-narrative to Armenia's state-run media.

Armenia protests highlight role of independent journalists

Middle East

Jordan expands education access for Syrian refugee children

UNICEF says 31 percent of Syrian children in the kingdom are not enrolled in any 'formal or informal education programme'.

Jordan expands education access for Syrian refugee children

Asia Pacific

Winter Olympics: N Korea's Kim Yong-chol attends closing ceremony

A controversial North Korean general and the daughter of US President Donald Trump have attended the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Winter Olympics: N Korea's Kim Yong-chol attends closing ceremony

Pyeongchang 2018

Olympic legacy: What happens when the games end?

The Pyeongchang 2018 Olympics are coming to an end, but residents of the region hope the tourists, and the prospect of peace with North Korea, won't leave with the Games.

Olympic legacy: What happens when the games end?

Pyeongchang 2018

Winter Olympics: Al Jazeera speaks to special N Korean volunteer

Al Jazeera speaks to a North Korean refugee who sat alongside South Korea's president, Moon Jae-in, during the Winter Olympics opening ceremony.

Winter Olympics: Al Jazeera speaks to special N Korean volunteer