Priyanka Gupta

Priyanka Gupta

Priyanka Gupta is a journalist with Al Jazeera English. She is specialized in covering issues of human rights, gender, health, politics and conflict in East and North-east India. She is a Fulbright-Nehru scholar and has a degree in journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Middle East

Yemen's healthcare system among war's wreckage

More than half of hospitals and clinics destroyed, leading to shortage of vital medicines after years of confilct.

Yemen's healthcare system among war's wreckage

Middle East

Millions displaced by four years of conflict in Yemen

No drought or natural disaster in Yemen but millions go to bed hungry because of the four-year war.

Millions displaced by four years of conflict in Yemen

Yemen

Four years of Yemen war leaves economy in ruins

Country's economy has shrunk by 50 percent since 2015 and the price of food has more than doubled amid mass starvation.

Four years of Yemen war leaves economy in ruins

Middle East

10 years and 9 kilos: Child starvation takes its toll in Yemen

The malnourishment of children in Yemen leaves them not only hungry and physically weak, but also easy prey for diseases like cholera.

10 years and 9 kilos: Child starvation takes its toll in Yemen

Asia Pacific

New Zealand attacks: Debates over gun control

There is renewed debate around New Zealand's gun laws after the shootings.

New Zealand attacks: Debates over gun control

Africa

UN peacekeepers failed to protect civilians last year

MSF says the deployed force did not protect civilians in the city of Batangafo, where at least 15 people were killed.

UN peacekeepers failed to protect civilians last year

War & Conflict

Yemen's Houthi forces kill Saudi soldiers in combat

Houthi fighters in Yemen say they have launched a major attack across the border with Saudi Arabia reportedly killing Saudi soldiers.

Yemen's Houthi forces kill Saudi soldiers in combat

Middle East

Hospitals in Yemen unable to cope with swine flu

Yemen's crumbling hospitals are overwhelmed by a new health crisis, an outbreak of swine flu.

Hospitals in Yemen unable to cope with swine flu

Middle East

Sudan protests: Amnesty decries government attack on hospital

Rights groups accuse the Sudanese government of using excessive force against demonstrators.

Sudan protests: Amnesty decries government attack on hospital

Africa

Teachers join doctors in Zimbabwe strike

Teachers are joining doctors on strike, demanding the government to do more to help make ends meet.

Teachers join doctors in Zimbabwe strike

Syria's War

Explainer: How important is Syria's Idlib?

What are the humanitarian and regional consequences of launching a military offensive in the last remaining rebel stronghold?

Explainer: How important is Syria's Idlib?

Middle East

Cancer patients in Yemen struggle to survive as options diminish

Even before the war, many Yemenis could not afford treatment, but now it has become nearly impossible as one specialised cancer treatment facility, that does not even have the means to provide chemotherapy, may soon shut down.

Cancer patients in Yemen struggle to survive as options diminish