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."


Italy issues alarm over prolonged drought

Swaths of southern Europe are facing record heatwaves and prolonged drought.


Water cuts loom for Rome as Italy struggles with drought

Southern Europe is experiencing one of its driest summers in nearly 60 years, with drought affecting parts of Italy and Spain.

Middle East

Israeli occupation 'intensifying' 50 years after war with Arabs

Palestinians continue to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Arab-Israeli war. Israel delivered what is known as the Naksa when it captured remaining territory in Gaza, the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and the Golan heights.

Middle East

Tunisian activists receive support from local residents

Tunisian residents are bringing food and supplies to a group of protesters. The protesters have extended their sit-in near oilfields in the country's south. They demand better job prospects and economic development.

Middle East

Tunisia: Protesters demand more jobs and higher investment

Protesters in southern Tunisia are becoming impatient over stalled negotiations with the government over jobs in the oil industry and more money spent on development.

Middle East

Scepticism overshadows Trump’s Israel-Palestine peace promise

After concluding talks with Israeli and Palestinian officials during his visit to the Middle East, US President Donald Trump has reaffirmed his promise to help mediate a peace deal between the two sides.

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.