Zaheena Rasheed

Zaheena Rasheed

Zaheena Rasheed is a producer at Al Jazeera English. 

She was the recipient of Index on Censorship's Freedom of Expression Award in 2017 and a nominee for Reporters Without Borders' Press Freedom Award in 2016.

Iran

What we know about the 'sabotage' attacks off UAE's coast

Claims of attacks on commercial ships off UAE's Fujairah add to mounting tensions in the Gulf.

What we know about the 'sabotage' attacks off UAE's coast

Iran

What sanctions did Trump slap on Iran?

Can the US achieve its strategic goals with its campaign of 'maximum pressure' on Tehran?

What sanctions did Trump slap on Iran?

Iran

'Dangerous game': US, Europe and the 'betrayal' of Iran

US hardens stance on a defiant Iran, raising risk of war and leaving Europe scrambling to protect 2015 nuclear deal.

'Dangerous game': US, Europe and the 'betrayal' of Iran

Libya

Libya: Haftar's 'ultimate goal' and the fear of a full-blown war

As clashes break out near Tripoli, alarm grows over danger of major escalation in Libya's years-long power struggle.

Libya: Haftar's 'ultimate goal' and the fear of a full-blown war

ISIS/ISIL

Burden of victory: What should happen to European ISIL prisoners?

Fate of more than 1,000 European ISIL prisoners, detained by Kurdish forces in northern Syria, hangs in the balance.

Burden of victory: What should happen to European ISIL prisoners?

Asia

Sri Lanka's prime minister returns, but 'crisis is far from over'

Despite the forced reinstatement of Ranil Wickremesinghe, Sri Lanka's political turmoil likely to continue, experts say.

Sri Lanka's prime minister returns, but 'crisis is far from over'

Asia

Sri Lanka's disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns

Controversial leader signs resignation letter, signalling an end to a seven-week long political crisis.

Sri Lanka's disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns

Maldives

Maldives court freezes ex-president Yameen's bank accounts

Police summon ex-leader for questioning as court freezes accounts over allegations of 'illicit financial transactions'.

Maldives court freezes ex-president Yameen's bank accounts

Asia

Sri Lanka's Supreme Court overturns sacking of parliament

In landmark ruling, top court says President Maithripala Sirisena's dissolution of parliament is unconstitutional.

Sri Lanka's Supreme Court overturns sacking of parliament

Asia

Sri Lanka temporarily bars Rajapaksa from acting as PM

Court prevents disputed prime minister, cabinet from holding office citing potential 'irreparable damage' to country.

Sri Lanka temporarily bars Rajapaksa from acting as PM

Asia

Sirisena, Rajapaksa, Wickremesinghe fail to end power struggle

Key players in Sri Lanka power struggle sit for talks for first time since crisis began but fail to break deadlock.

Sirisena, Rajapaksa, Wickremesinghe fail to end power struggle

Maldives

Maldives has a new president. These are the 5 big issues he faces

From Chinese debt and religious violence to rights abuses and graft, a look at challenges facing Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.

Maldives has a new president. These are the 5 big issues he faces