Hoda Abdel-Hamid

"Hoda Abdel-Hamid is an award-winning roving correspondent for Al Jazeera English. She has reported for Al Jazeera from across the Middle East, Europe and North Africa.

Hoda has also received a number of prestigious awards during her career as a broadcast journalist, including one at the Festival du film de Monaco and three Emmy Awards."

Middle East

Iraq: Fears that ISIL fighters could regroup in Kirkuk

There are growing fears that ISIL fighters pushed out of the city of Mosul could regroup elsewhere.

Middle East

Divisions as Iraq looks to reshape Mosul

The Iraqi city of Mosul is being reshaped after bitter negotiations between the Iraqi government and Kurds.

Middle East

Mosul survivors describe ISIL cruelty

Iraqi forces are slowly gaining ground against ISIL in Mosul, as their efforts now focus on taking back the western part of the city. Many people from recaptured areas have shared their stories of the harsh conditions they faced under ISIL.


Iraqi forces progress against ISIL in Mosul

Iraqi forces are cautiously pushing forward against ISIL in Mosul. They've been slowed down by snipers and roadside bombs, as they battle street-to-street to push the hardline group out of its last stronghold in Iraq.

Middle East

After ISIL, Mosul university students face unsettled future

The UN says more than 300,000 people have been displaced by the fighting against ISIL in the Iraqi city of Mosul. That includes thousands of students who have been prevented from completing their studies.

Middle East

Iraqi Kurds push for Kirkuk referendum

Kurds in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk are renewing their push for the national government to allow them to hold a referendum on the city's future.

Middle East

Battle for Mosul: Children face life-changing injuries

Hospitals in northern Iraq are struggling to cope with the scale of the injuries in the battle to push ISIL out of Mosul.

Middle East

Fears of ISIL fighters infiltrating Iraqi refugee camps

There are fears ISIL fighters are hiding in the crowds of people escaping the Iraqi city of Mosul. The city is at the centre of an Iraqi military offensive to defeat the armed group.

Middle East

Civilians caught in west Mosul crossfire

Civilians from western Mosul are blaming aerial attacks for causing the most casualties in the offensive. More than half a million people are trapped in the ISIL-held west of the city, which Iraqi forces are trying to recapture.

Middle East

Battle for Mosul: Civilians at 'grave risk' as fight intensifies

The fighting to drive ISIL out of western Mosul has intensified over the past week, increasing the suffering of an estimated 400,000 civilians still trapped inside.


Spanish enclave stands between hope and despair

Border fence with razor wire is a formidable hurdle to overcome before refugees and migrants can enter Europe.


Spanish enclave struggles with migrant crisis

Port authorities in Ceuta, a tiny Spanish enclave on the northern coast of Morocco, are struggling to cope with the effects of the migrant crisis.