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.

Middle East

Snow worsens conditions for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

There is rising hostility towards refugees, who are often blamed for making Lebanon’s economic crisis worse.

Snow worsens conditions for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Middle East

Plight of migrant workers in Lebanon worsens

Around 250,000 migrant workers in Lebanon are excluded from labour-law protections, putting them at risk of exploitation and abuse.

Plight of migrant workers in Lebanon worsens

Middle East

Trump's Middle East plan denies Palestinians right of return

After 1948 Arab-Israeli war, 750,000 Palestinians fled abroad. But Trump's plan their rescinds right of return.

Trump's Middle East plan denies Palestinians right of return

Middle East

Lebanon's parliament to debate new budget amid protests

New Lebanon government set to ratify financial plan hoped to salvage economy in tailspin.

Lebanon's parliament to debate new budget amid protests

Middle East

Algeria elections: Four candidates claim victory

Four of the five candidates running for president claimed victory or said they were going through to the runoff.

Algeria elections: Four candidates claim victory

Middle East

Qatar hosts international film festival

Ninety-six films from 39 different countries are being showcased at the Ajyal Film Festival in Qatar.

Qatar hosts international film festival

Middle East

What triggered Iraq's mammoth protests?

A look at multiple factors that fuelled widespread anti-government sentiment in the country.

What triggered Iraq's mammoth protests?

Middle East

Women take on manual labour jobs in war-torn Yemen

Women have faced a backlash from their communities despite it being their only source of income.

Women take on manual labour jobs in war-torn Yemen

Asia

Pakistani medical staff strike over privatisation plans

Medical staff are striking in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province over a plan to privatise hospitals.

Pakistani medical staff strike over privatisation plans

Middle East

Forest wildfires: Europe sending help to Lebanon

Worst wildfires in Lebanon in decades and environment minister warns risk is not over.

Forest wildfires: Europe sending help to Lebanon

Latin America

Brazil spill: President says oil is not Brazil's

Environment minister says at least 42 coastal cities have been affected by the spill.

Brazil spill: President says oil is not Brazil's

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