Ahmad Zaidan

Ahmad Zaidan is Al Jazeera's Islamabad bureau chief.


Nusra Front's quest for a united Syria

As al-Qaeda's relevance and influence wanes, Nusra Front is positioning itself as the natural heir of jihadi ideology.

War & Conflict

Palmyra caught between two histories

The Assad regime gets away with heinous crimes as the world turns to Twitter to save Palmyra's centuries-old ruins.

War & Conflict

Post-Assad strategy needed

To save Syria from descending into an all-out civil war, now is the time to manage the transition process.


Seymour Hersh's OBL fantasy

Seymour Hersh's latest report on OBL blends heavy doses of his own imagination with anonymous sources.

Human Rights

Al Jazeera's A. Zaidan: I am a journalist not terrorist

Al Jazeera's Islamabad bureau chief Ahmad Zaidan says the accusations against him are a threat to journalism as a whole.