Mersiha Gadzo

Mersiha Gadzo

Mersiha Gadzo is a journalist and online producer for Al Jazeera English. Prior to joining Al Jazeera she worked as a freelancer in Bosnia & Herzegovina and the occupied Palestinian territories.

Canada

Canadians seek cancellation of major arms deal with Saudi Arabia

Nine months after first announcing probe into $11.3bn deal, campaigners question why Ottawa has not announced outcome.

Canadians seek cancellation of major arms deal with Saudi Arabia

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

How 'archaeological settlements' are destroying Palestinian homes

Israel is creating an 'imaginary historical reality' with tunnel excavations in occupied East Jerusalem, NGO says.

How 'archaeological settlements' are destroying Palestinian homes

NATO

Bosnia as the new 'battleground' between NATO and Russia

Russia has been undermining Bosnia's stability to keep the country out of NATO, analysts say.

Bosnia as the new 'battleground' between NATO and Russia

Syria's War

Syria co-opting aid to entrench repressive policies: Report

Government's aid and reconstruction policies used to punish perceived opponents and reward supporters, HRW says.

Syria co-opting aid to entrench repressive policies: Report

Palestine

'Get Israel off our backs': Palestinians react to Kushner plan

Economic plan fails to address main problem stunting Palestine's economy - Israel's occupation, experts say.

'Get Israel off our backs': Palestinians react to Kushner plan

European Elections 2019

Merkel: No knowledge of nationalist song played at Croatia rally

Critics say German chancellor should confront Croatian HDZ party's 'irredentist' agenda shown at EU election rally.

Merkel: No knowledge of nationalist song played at Croatia rally

Iran

Meet the Iranian youth exporting Persian culture to the world

Travel start-up TAP Persia challenges prejudices about Iran by connecting people worldwide with Iranian culture.

Meet the Iranian youth exporting Persian culture to the world

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia: The world's largest arms importer from 2014-2018

The US continued to supply the bulk of arms, exporting 88 percent of all arms sold to Saudi Arabia in 2018.

Saudi Arabia: The world's largest arms importer from 2014-2018

Montenegro

Russian spies found guilty of Montenegro coup attempt

Court found 14 people intended to take over parliament, assassinate PM to set up pro-Russia, anti-NATO leadership.

Russian spies found guilty of Montenegro coup attempt

Middle East

Netanyahu's re-election leaves Palestinians facing bleak future

A right-wing government in Israel could mean more restrictions on Palestinian life, faster annexation of the West Bank.

Netanyahu's re-election leaves Palestinians facing bleak future

Middle East

Israel elections: Netanyahu set for record fifth term as PM

With most votes counted, Netanyahu's Likud party seems better placed to form coalition government after a close contest.

Israel elections: Netanyahu set for record fifth term as PM

Israel

Israel elections: Netanyahu faces challenge from Gantz at polls

Police confiscate dozens of body cameras placed by Netanyahu's Likud party in polling sites in Palestinian areas.

Israel elections: Netanyahu faces challenge from Gantz at polls