Rania Zabaneh

Rania Zabaneh

Rania Zabaneh is a producer in Al Jazeera's Ramallah bureau. Previously, she covered news and features for Al Jazeera Arabic in Jerusalem. Zabaneh holds an M.A. in Democracy and Human Rights from Birzeit University, Ramallah and an M.S. in Journalism from Columbia University, New York City.

Palestine

Palestinian landowners push to halt settlement building

Palestinian landowners are following up with their efforts to stop the construction of the Amichai settlement.

Palestinian landowners push to halt settlement building

Israel

Israel not paying to de-mine Christian holy site

Israeli army peppered Qasr al-Yahud with mines after the 1967 war, but is not funding removal efforts, charity contends.

Israel not paying to de-mine Christian holy site

Palestine

Palestinian women deal with social stigma of abortion

Women who seek the procedure face religious and legal obstacles and are forced to turn to risky do-it-yourself methods.

Palestinian women deal with social stigma of abortion

Middle East

Israel releases 12-year-old Palestinian girl from jail

Family welcomes the release of D al-Wawi, who was arrested in February on charges of attempted manslaughter.

Israel releases 12-year-old Palestinian girl from jail

Middle East

Israeli ban on Palestinian goods in Jerusalem slammed

Truckloads of Palestinian products were turned back at West Bank commercial crossing with no Israeli explanation.

Israeli ban on Palestinian goods in Jerusalem slammed

Politics

A protest of a different kind in Palestine

Thousands of teachers take to the streets to demand better wages, leaving West Bank schools closed for nearly a month.

A protest of a different kind in Palestine

Palestine

Palestinians demand truth about death in Sofia embassy

Palestinian suspicions fall on Israel after mysterious death of Omar Nayef Zayed at embassy in Bulgarian capital.

Palestinians demand truth about death in Sofia embassy

Human Rights

Palestinian hunger strikes: 'My husband is dying'

With a deal still elusive in Mohammed al-Qeeq's case, observers fear Israel is clamping down on hunger strikers.

Palestinian hunger strikes: 'My husband is dying'

War & Conflict

The death of Ali Dawabsheh

Death of 18-month-old baby has left Palestinians feeling helpless as other members of family fight for their lives.

The death  of Ali Dawabsheh

Politics

Palestinian hunger striker recalls being force-fed

Abdulrahim Nubani, who spent 20 years inside Israeli jail, says hunger strike is mode of resistance against occupation.

Palestinian hunger striker recalls being force-fed

Politics

Defiant Palestinian Bedouins dread eviction from Susiya

Israeli authorities have warned Bedouin community in occupied West Bank of imminent demolition of their makeshift homes.

Defiant Palestinian Bedouins dread eviction from Susiya

War & Conflict

Palestinians await FIFA decision on Israel suspension

Palestine's FIFA motion is part of wider efforts to challenge what activists say are racist Israeli policies.

Palestinians await FIFA decision on Israel suspension