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

Why Fatah and Hamas won't reconcile

The latest episode of the Hamas-Fatah reconciliation saga is not a step closer to a unity government, analysts say.

Why Fatah and Hamas won't reconcile

Palestine

Palestinians submit Israel 'war crime' evidence to ICC

Four Palestinian groups allege high-level Israeli officials are responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Palestinians submit Israel 'war crime' evidence to ICC

Middle East

Egypt-Israel relations 'at highest level' in history

As Egypt's Sisi and Israel's Netanyahu meet in public for the first time, analysts say relations have never been closer.

Egypt-Israel relations 'at highest level' in history

Palestine

UN slams Israel for 'de-development' of Palestine

New report reviews effects of Israel's 50-year occupation of the Palestinian territories and settlement growth.

UN slams Israel for 'de-development' of Palestine

Hezbollah

Are Israel and Hezbollah headed for another war?

Israel holds the largest military drill in two decades on its border with Lebanon, stirring fears of another conflict.

Are Israel and Hezbollah headed for another war?

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'