Ashraf Ghani is no Karzai, but he’s still an Afghan- Al Jazeera In depth

This article was originally published in Al Jazeera on 23 March 2015 Aimal Faizi is an Afghan journalist and former spokesperson for former Afghan President Hamid Karzai from 2011-2014. As Washington prepares for the first official trip of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, a US National Security Council official, Jeff Eggers, described the US administration’s relationship […]

Top 100: The most influential journalists covering armed violence

From besieged cities in Syria to American street-corners, and countless other places in between, armed violence continues to take the lives of hundreds of thousands of people a year. It fundamentally reshapes the world we live in. Yet for a vast number of people, violence and conflict are abstractions far removed from their daily realities. […]

Zeina Khodr

Zeina Khodr is a roving correspondent for Al Jazeera who focuses on the Arab world, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Khodr has worked in the news industry for over 15 years, including posts at Al Jazeera’s online and Arabic language services, MBC, Emirates Dubai Television, the BBC’s World Service and CNN. Her reporting on the fall […]

Tony Birtley

Tony Birtley is a reporter for Al Jazeera. During his 30 year career, Birtley has covered conflicts in Lebanon, Palestine, Afghanistan, Chechnya, Somalia and Bosnia, amongst others. In 1993 Birtley was the only journalist to report from the besieged Muslim enclave of Srebrenica in Bosnia, and in 2007 was the only international correspondent to enter […]

Teresa Bo

Teresa Bo is a Latin America correspondent for Al Jazeera English. A native Argentinian, she investigates the underside of Argentinian politics and has reported on political corruption and ballot stuffing. She has also carried out major investigations into the ‘war on drugs’ from Colombia, Bolivia and Peru. Before joining Al Jazeera, Bo was based in […]

Peter Tinti

Peter Tinti is a freelance journalist covering politics, culture and security in West Africa. Tinti has written for a range of major publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, Al Jazeera and The Independent. Formerly based in Bamako, Mali, he is currently based in Abuja, Nigeria. Recommended articles Foreign Policy: […]

Mariana Sánchez

Mariana Sánchez is a Peruvian journalist who is the Latin America Correspondent for Al Jazeera English, based in Caracas. She has covered armed conflict and social and political issues in over 20 countries. Prior to joining the news channel, she worked at CNN Spanish, where she covered the conflicts in Kosovo, Chechnya and Afghanistan. Sánchez […]

Mohammed Adow

Mohammed Adow has more than 15 years’ experience reporting from across Africa, and is currently with Al Jazeera and is based in Doha. In particular, Adow has covered the Ogaden fighters in Ethiopia, various stories within Kenya such as the Rift Valley and the post-election violence, as well as covering conflicts in Somalia and Sudan. […]

Juliana Ruhfus

Juliana Ruhfus is a reporter for Al Jazeera English who has covered many of the world’s under-reported conflicts including Somalia, Congo, Sri Lanka, Haiti and Nigeria. Ruhfus reports with a strong focus on the human stories behind the news, and aims to uncover the political, social and economic factors which often drive these conflicts in […]