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.

Palestine

Why does Israel keep the bodies of Palestinians?

A recent report has found that Israel is keeping hundreds of bodies in its infamous cemeteries of numbers.

Why does Israel keep the bodies of Palestinians?

Palestine

Israel's arrests of Palestinians 'highest in years'

Some 1,268 Palestinians have been arrested by Israeli occupation forces over the last two months.

Israel's arrests of Palestinians 'highest in years'

Jordan

Meet the woman who pushed to repeal Jordan's rape law

Parliament member Wafa Bani Mustafa speaks with Al Jazeera about her country's fight for women's rights.

Meet the woman who pushed to repeal Jordan's rape law

Jordan

'Historic day' as Jordanian parliament repeals rape law

Provision that allows rapists to escape punishment if they marry their victims has been abolished by the parliament.

'Historic day' as Jordanian parliament repeals rape law

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

'They killed him because he was an Arab'

The family of a Palestinian citizen of Israel killed by Israeli police in Jaffa are demanding justice.

'They killed him because he was an Arab'

Israel

Has Israel's security apparatus failed?

Analysts say latest attacks in Israel and the occupied territories have exposed the cracks in Israel's security system.

Has Israel's security apparatus failed?

Al-Aqsa Mosque

Jerusalem cameras 'more dangerous than metal detectors'

Palestinians vow to continue protests against the installation of surveillance cameras at al-Aqsa Mosque compound.

Jerusalem cameras 'more dangerous than metal detectors'

Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli measures at al-Aqsa will 'increase resistance'

New Israeli measures of control will fuel the uprising in the occupied Palestinian territories, experts say.

Israeli measures at al-Aqsa will 'increase resistance'

Middle East

Egypt 'worse off on every indicator' since 2013 coup

After a revolution and a military coup, Egypt faces abuses to a degree unseen in the Mubarak years, analysts say.

Egypt 'worse off on every indicator' since 2013 coup

Israel

'It's okay to be racist in Israel'

An Israeli conscientious objector speaks out about racism and subjugation as the occupation enters its 51st year.

'It's okay to be racist in Israel'

Middle East

1967 war: How Israel occupied the whole of Palestine

Palestinians are marking 50 years since the 1967 occupation of their remaining lands this week.

1967 war: How Israel occupied the whole of Palestine

Palestine

A timeline of Palestinian mass hunger strikes in Israel

Palestinian prisoners have engaged in mass hunger strikes since 1968, after Israel occupied the Palestinian territories.

A timeline of Palestinian mass hunger strikes in Israel