Hoda Abdel-Hamid

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."

Europe

First Brexit and Catalonia, now Italy holds autonomy referendum

Italy's wealthy northern regions of Lombardy and Veneto are going to vote on whether to take more control over their own affairs. The result of the ballots will not be binding.

First Brexit and Catalonia, now Italy holds autonomy referendum

Middle East

Kurdish farmers say Iran reduced water supply over secession vote

While Iraq has taken measures against its semi-autonomous Kurdish region for last month's secession vote, Kurdish farmers say they're also being punished by neighbouring Iran.

Kurdish farmers say Iran reduced water supply over secession vote

Middle East

Kurdish referendum sees massive growth in supporters

Iraq's Kurdish region voted in favour of secession.

Kurdish referendum sees massive growth in supporters

Middle East

Kurdish referendum sees massive growth in supporters

Iraq's Kurdish region voted in favour of secession.

Kurdish referendum sees massive growth in supporters

Middle East

Iraqi and Turkish Kurds share fears of unknown future

Last week, a secession referendum was held in the Kurdish region in defiance of the government in Baghdad, as well as neighbouring Iran and Turkey.

Iraqi and Turkish Kurds share fears of unknown future

Middle East

Final preparations for Iraqi Kurds' independence referendum

The US has warned of unrest in Iraq's Kurdish region in advance of Monday's historic independence referendum. Preparations for the vote are in full swing despite international calls to delay it.

Final preparations for Iraqi Kurds' independence referendum

Middle East

Kurdish leader Barzani: Independence will not disrupt fight against ISIL

Iraq's Kurdish leader, Masoud Barzani has promised Monday's independence referendum will definitely go ahead, despite international pressure to stop it.

Kurdish leader Barzani: Independence will not disrupt fight against ISIL

Middle East

Palestinian farmers return to their land

As Palestinian landowners prepare to take court action to halt the construction of a new Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, farmers are being given a temporary reprieve.

Palestinian farmers return to their land

Middle East

UN chief Guterres calls for end to Israel's Gaza blockade

Antonio Guterres, the United Nations secretary-general, is in Gaza on the final leg of his first visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories.

UN chief Guterres calls for end to Israel's Gaza blockade

Middle East

UN chief Guterres to visit Gaza strip

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' next stop will be Gaza.

UN chief Guterres to visit Gaza strip

Italy

Italy issues alarm over prolonged drought

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

Italy issues alarm over prolonged drought

Europe

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.

Water cuts loom for Rome as Italy struggles with drought