Zena Tahhan

Zena Tahhan

Zena al-Tahhan is an online journalist and producer for Al Jazeera English. She covers the Arab world, with a focus on the Levant.  

Prior to joining Al Jazeera, Zena was a freelance journalist based in Jerusalem.

Gaza

Gaza residents to pay Israel for electricity

Gaza's weary residents expected to pay a collective fee of $2.8m a month to restore the power supply.

Gaza residents to pay Israel for electricity

Syria's Civil War

Will Syria see a political solution in 2018?

Over the past seven years, the fighting that once spanned the entirety of Syria has now been relegated to a few areas.

Will Syria see a political solution in 2018?

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestinian teen first to be killed by Israel in 2018

Musab Tamimi, 17, shot dead by Israeli forces in a village north of Ramallah, Palestinian health ministry says.

Palestinian teen first to be killed by Israel in 2018

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Oren Hazan harasses families of Palestinian prisoners

Israeli parliament member boards bus carrying families of Palestinian prisoners, calling their sons 'dogs'.

Oren Hazan harasses families of Palestinian prisoners

Jerusalem

Palestinians in Jerusalem: UN vote 'pointless exercise'

As UN General Assembly rejects Trump's Jerusalem decision, Palestinians say two-state solution is long gone.

Palestinians in Jerusalem: UN vote 'pointless exercise'

Palestine

Israeli army responds to fresh protests with live fire

More than 80 injured in protests called by the Palestinian leadership against US president's Jerusalem declaration.

Israeli army responds to fresh protests with live fire

Jerusalem

Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

No country in the world recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

East Jerusalem

Israeli forces demolish family home in East Jerusalem

Family members describe heartbreak after Israeli forces demolish their newly-built home in occupied East Jerusalem.

Israeli forces demolish family home in East Jerusalem

Palestine

Israel’s settlements: 50 years of land theft explained

On the anniversary of UN Resolution 242, Al Jazeera explores the illegal Israeli settlement enterprise.

Israel’s settlements: 50 years of land theft explained

Middle East

Riyad Hijab quits as head of Syrian opposition's HNC

Riyad Hijab announces his resignation before a meeting in Saudi Arabia aiming to 'unify' the Syrian opposition.

Riyad Hijab quits as head of Syrian opposition's HNC

Gaza

Egypt opens Rafah for first time under unity deal

The crossing, which is being run by the Palestinian Authority, is expected to remain open for three days.

Egypt opens Rafah for first time under unity deal

Israel

How might Israel exploit Lebanon's political turmoil?

Hariri's resignation gives Israel a chance to benefit from the Saudi-Iranian divide, analysts say.

How might Israel exploit Lebanon's political turmoil?