Farah Najjar, Al Jazeera English

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Past articles by Farah:

New front in Syria's war: Why Manbij matters

As Turkey presses ahead, strategic city becomes a potential flashpoint between its allied forces and the Syrian army. → Read More

Civilians displaced in Turkey's Syria offensive fear for future

Tens of thousands have fled border region as Turkey's military pushes into Kurdish-held areas in northeastern Syria. → Read More

Syria: Kurds vow to form 'human shields' to fend off looming push

Turkey has long warned of operation in the region to set up 'safe zone' to host Syrian refugees and push out enemies. → Read More

Anatomy of a 'caliphate': The rise and fall of ISIL

Despite the near-end of ISIL's territorial rule, the armed group is likely to remain a force in the region, experts say. → Read More

EU-Arab League summit in Egypt is 'insignificant, ceremonial'

The meeting of leaders from the EU and the Arab League in Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh will likely be fruitless, experts say. → Read More

Burden of victory: What should happen to European ISIL prisoners?

Fate of more than 1,000 European ISIL prisoners, detained by Kurdish forces in northern Syria, hangs in the balance. → Read More

Meet one of Lebanon's smallest Syrian refugee communities

Some 42 Syrian refugees in Mount Lebanon's snowy terrain await winter's end without access to aid. → Read More

'We hardly ever leave': Life in Lebanon's border town of Arsal

Like thousands of other Syrian refugees, Ahmed Bareesh's family endures hardships in Arsal, once an ISIL stronghold. → Read More

In Lebanon's storm-hit camps, Syrians help with relief aid

Syrians help with aid distributions for vulnerable refugee living in camps across Bekaa Valley as more rains hit region. → Read More

Lebanon's Syrian refugee camps battered by winter storms

Harsh winter weather creates havoc across Lebanon's Syrian refugee camps as more rain and snowfall is expected. → Read More

Palestinians vow hunger strikes if Israel worsens jail conditions

Detainees say Israeli proposals, including water rations and limits on family visits, are a 'declaration of war'. → Read More

What to expect from the 2018 GCC summit in Riyadh

Qatar will reportedly send state ministers to represent the country, amid ongoing rift with Gulf neighbours. → Read More

What may unfold in Syria's Idlib and why is a 'bloodbath' likely?

Idlib is the Syrian government's next target, experts say, but other scenarios may unfold with regional players at hand. → Read More

'Pain, agony': Gaza mourns death of pregnant mother and toddler

Inas Abu Khmash and her baby daughter Bayan were among four Palestinians killed during Israel's air raids on Gaza. → Read More

From wedding dresses to soap: Gaza event highlights Israeli siege

Over 1,000 items displayed at exhibition calling attention to Israel's 'suffocating' Gaza siege, home to two million. → Read More

'Apartheid, formalised': Palestinians to fight Jewish state law

Palestinian legislators in Israel prepare to launch series of events in protest of 'racist' nation-state bill. → Read More

'They killed my love': Remembering photographer Niraz Saied

Years after his arrest by Syrian forces, award-winning photojournalist is confirmed dead, relatives say. → Read More

'Like twins': Gaza mourns teenage boys killed in Israeli air raid

An Israeli air strike killed Luay Kaheel, 16 and Amir al-Nimra, 15, while they were playing on a rooftop of a building. → Read More

Thousands more flee 'earth-shattering' bombs in Syria's Deraa

As Syrian government forces step up offensive, families in the eastern side of Deraa head to 'unequipped' border areas. → Read More

Syria's war: Deraa has been 'burnt to the ground'

At least 20 killed in fresh government air strikes, witnesses and medics say, as continued fighting displaces thousands. → Read More