Stefanie Dekker

Stefanie Dekker

Stefanie joined Al Jazeera English in November 2005. She has travelled extensively for Al Jazeera as International Correspondent, covering and reporting on stories from Angola, Iraq, Egypt, Afghanistan, Gaza, Israel and the United States.

Occupied West Bank

Traditional West Bank pottery survives despite occupation

In the occupied West Bank, generations of Palestinians continue to teach glass and ceramic-making to their children but selling their popular wares has become more difficult.

Traditional West Bank pottery survives despite occupation

Middle East

West Bank checkpoints: ‘Endless’ delays, every day

Al Jazeera visits a West Bank checkpoint and speaks to Palestinians who spend hours there every day just to get to work.

West Bank checkpoints: ‘Endless’ delays, every day

Middle East

Gaza's struggles in 2018

The problems making Palestinians' lives hard in the besieged territory.

Gaza's struggles in 2018

Middle East

Israel PM urged to expand illegal settlements ahead of election

Plans to extend an existing settlement in occupied West Bank comes amid growing pressure on Netanyahu.

Israel PM urged to expand illegal settlements ahead of election

Middle East

Frustration in Ramallah growing with government leaders

Palestinians say they are increasingly frustrated living in the occupied West Bank and disappointed by their own government.

Frustration in Ramallah growing with government leaders

Middle East

Palestinians cheer as tourists throng Bethlehem

This is good news for Palestinians who have been struggling to make ends meet in the occupied West Bank.

Palestinians cheer as tourists throng Bethlehem

Middle East

Scepticism over Turkish probe of Khashoggi disappearance

An investigation into the fate of prominent Saudi journalist and regime critic Jamal Khashoggi is ongoing.

Scepticism over Turkish probe of Khashoggi disappearance

Middle East

Syrians flee Idlib offensive

People are fleeing their homes to get away from the second day of an escalated air campaign on Idlib by the Syrian government and Russia.

Syrians flee Idlib offensive

Middle East

Russia-backed Syrian regime pummels Idlib

Moscow takes part in intensive air attacks in last opposition-held stronghold after rejection Turkish call for halt in hostilities.

Russia-backed Syrian regime pummels Idlib

Middle East

Syria's Idlib faces humanitarian disaster as offensive looms

Turkey wants to ensure offensive against last remaining rebel-held province will be as limited as possible.

Syria's Idlib faces humanitarian disaster as offensive looms

Middle East

Syria’s last opposition stronghold under threat

Looming government offensive to retake Idlib province means many civilians who have sought refuge there will have nowhere to go.

Syria’s last opposition stronghold under threat

Gaza

The other side of Gaza: Swimming, canoeing and 'trying' to be a child

Gaza's beach offers a brief respite to the nearly 2 million Palestinians living under Israeli siege.

The other side of Gaza: Swimming, canoeing and 'trying' to be a child