Sara Khairat

Sara Khairat

Sara Khairat is a British Egyptian multimedia broadcast journalist and field producer, with 10 years of experience in TV and radio. She has covered current and political affairs, business stories and sports. Prior to Al Jazeera, she worked for the BBC in London in news and programmes. Fluent in Arabic and having lived in Egypt, she has a special interest in the Middle East and the Muslim world. She has a master's degree in TV and film studies.

Africa

Cameroon: Opposition leader's trial condemned

Judges in Cameroon have adjourned the trial of main opposition leader Maurice Kamto and dozens of other politicians after one of them collapsed in court.

Cameroon: Opposition leader's trial condemned

Europe

'Out-of-control' Canary Islands wildfire rages as 9,000 evacuated

Blaze on Spanish island of Gran Canaria fuelled by combination of high temperatures, strong winds and low humidity.

'Out-of-control' Canary Islands wildfire rages as 9,000 evacuated

Asia Pacific

South Koreans mark anniversary of end of Japan's colonial rule

Anti-Japan protests have included renewed calls for an apology and compensation for forced sex workers during World War II.

South Koreans mark anniversary of end of Japan's colonial rule

Latin America

Honduras president urged to resign

Juan Orlando Hernandez denies accepting bribes from drug gangs to win power six years ago amid increasing protests over corruption.

Honduras president urged to resign

Latin America

Venezuela's healthcare system continues to deteriorate

The suffering of Venezuelans who need medical care is being compounded by the political and economic crisis.

Venezuela's healthcare system continues to deteriorate

Middle East

Qatar arts: Major new projects despite blockade

Ambitious new art and cultural projects are opening as Qatar gears up for the FIFA World Cup in 2022.

Qatar arts:  Major new projects despite blockade

Africa

Algeria elections: No candidates register successfully

Some are calling for the election to be delayed and for the creation of an independent election-monitoring body.

Algeria elections: No candidates register successfully

Asia

Afghan poverty: Many struggle to make ends meet

The situation remains bleak for millions of Afghans who have suffered under war and poverty.

Afghan poverty: Many struggle to make ends meet

Middle East

Yemen war: Sanaa air raids victims slam Saudi-UAE coalition

The Saudi-UAE-led coalition in Yemen now says it will investigate, what it calls, a possible accidental attack.

Yemen war: Sanaa air raids victims slam Saudi-UAE coalition

Middle East

UN: Two-thirds of child soldiers in Yemen fight for Houthi rebels

A report documented the recruitment of more than 800 child soldiers in 2017 in Yemen - including some as young as 11 years old.

UN: Two-thirds of child soldiers in Yemen fight for Houthi rebels

Middle East

Hodeidah's displaced flee fighting, seek refuge in Lahij

Camps are being set up in the neighbouring province to accommodate those displaced by fighting in the port city.

Hodeidah's displaced flee fighting, seek refuge in Lahij

World Cup 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Egypt miss Salah on the field

Mohamed Salah's 26th birthday was no cause for the Pharaohs to celebrate as Egypt lost their opening World Cup match in St Petersburg.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Egypt miss Salah on the field