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

'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

Jamal Khashoggi

A year on, MBS 'gets pass from world leaders' on Khashoggi murder

Amid demands for justice, rights groups say normalising ties with Saudi Arabia may mean journalist 'died in vain'.

A year on, MBS 'gets pass from world leaders' on Khashoggi murder

Middle East

'We're a mess': Egypt's economic woes fuel anger against el-Sisi

Protests calling for president's departure were initially driven by allegations of corruption amid a time of austerity.

'We're a mess': Egypt's economic woes fuel anger against el-Sisi

Asia

Missing Maldives journalist killed by al-Qaeda affiliate

Investigator says Ahmed Rilwan Abdulla's 2014 killing was part of a series of attacks aimed at silencing liberal voices.

Missing Maldives journalist killed by al-Qaeda affiliate

Maldives

Maldives' ex-vice president seeks India asylum after boat escape

Ahmed Adeeb spent three years in jail on charges of money laundering and trying to assassinate a sitting president.

Maldives' ex-vice president seeks India asylum after boat escape

Jamal Khashoggi

UN report blames Saudi Arabia for Khashoggi's murder. What next?

UN expert says there is credible evidence linking MBS to journalist's killing and calls for comprehensive inquiry.

UN report blames Saudi Arabia for Khashoggi's murder. What next?

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?

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