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

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

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