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Haneen Dajani

Senior Reporter


Haneen is a senior reporter at The National and was part of the launch team. Since then, she has covered a hybrid of beats in the UAE, including courts and justice, religious affairs, police and crime, adventure and community stories. She also covered a number of stories outside the UAE, including interviews with former extremists. She is an adventurer and athlete in the making, and has climbed Europe’s highest peak. She has a green belt in Shotokan.


It has been used for centuries to plan agriculture and fishing, and anticipate weather patterns


September 30, 2021, 4:00 AM

Recent $100,000 donation could protect thousands of people from falling ill


September 23, 2021, 8:40 AM

Hoor Elnayed suffered from a curvature which has been corrected by doctors


September 14, 2021, 3:00 AM

In less than two years, Huda Al Ali lost 28kg by eating healthily and exercising


September 06, 2021, 4:00 AM

Arya Pathak suffers from spinal muscular atrophy, which causes the rapid loss of motor neurons and muscular function


August 31, 2021, 9:06 AM

The number of children getting tested is set to soar after Abu Dhabi mandated regular testing


August 31, 2021, 2:00 AM

Pupils were excited to be reunited with fellow learners and teachers for the start of a new academic year


August 29, 2021, 6:13 AM

Mai Hamed lost 25kg when she realised being obese meant catching the virus could be fatal


August 25, 2021, 11:19 AM

Men said to have printed more than 100,000 cards for distribution in the city and Al Ain


August 23, 2021, 10:58 AM

Sword fighting is a hit in the Emirates as competitors embrace chance to make TV fantasy a reality


August 21, 2021, 4:00 AM

Some people were caught out by the new regulations


August 20, 2021, 8:59 AM

Gang created a fake digital currency called Foin to dupe investors


August 17, 2021, 3:29 PM

Now Via Medica is teaming up with the Hope Consortium to ramp up the vaccination drive


August 16, 2021, 2:35 PM

The trainees will receive a diploma at the end of the course, which will help them find jobs in the food and beverages sector


August 16, 2021, 7:27 AM

Abu Dhabi court sentences accused to two months in jail and closes his WhatsApp account


August 11, 2021, 3:09 PM