Zeina Khodr

Zeina Khodr

Zeina Khodr is a roving correspondent based out of Doha. She has been working with Al Jazeera English since the launch of the channel in 2006. Khodr has done a lot of work in conflict areas particularly in Syria, Iraq and Libya. Since the Arab spring, Khodr has been mainly covering the upheavals in the Arab world. Before that, she spent time covering Afghanistan and Pakistan 

Khodr's coverage of the uprising in Tripoli and the fall of the Libyan capital was nominated at the Monte Carlo TV and Film Festival as well as at the Emmy Awards. In December 2011, she also won a Sky Women In TV and Film award in the category "The ITV Achievement Of The Year Award" for  her Fall of Tripoli news coverage.

Middle East

Why thousands of Palestinian refugees are moving out of Lebanon

Over the years, their number has dropped to 175,000 from 450,000 as they seek new routes to leave desperate conditions.

Why thousands of Palestinian refugees are moving out of Lebanon

Middle East

Legacy of war: Lebanon passes law for the missing and kidnapped

Lebanon's new law offers some hope for families of those who went missing during the civil war. But will they get justice?

Legacy of war: Lebanon passes law for the missing and kidnapped

Middle East

Astana talks: UN envoy to Syria rues 'missed opportunity'

Staffan de Mistura expresses disappointment over failure to agree on composition of UN-backed constitutional committee.

Astana talks: UN envoy to Syria rues 'missed opportunity'

Asia

Russia, Turkey and Iran hold talks on Syria in Astana

Moscow is pushing for breakthrough on UN constitutional committee that it can sell to the West.

Russia, Turkey and Iran hold talks on Syria in Astana

Middle East

Why Palestinian refugees in Lebanon are denied visa for Hajj

More than 170,000 Palestinians are affected by Saudi Arabia's decision, effectively preventing them from pilgrimage.

Why Palestinian refugees in Lebanon are denied visa for Hajj

Middle East

Protests mark Lebanon’s 75th independence day from France

There's been no functioning government for more than six months as politicians argue about power-sharing.

Protests mark Lebanon’s 75th independence day from France

Middle East

Syrian prisoners on hunger strike to protest death sentence

Human rights groups say capital punishment is unjustified and appeal for these political prisoners' release.

Syrian prisoners on hunger strike to protest death sentence

Middle East

Hariri accuses Hezbollah of blocking Lebanon government formation

Lebanon's prime minister-designate Saad Hariri has been trying to put together a cabinet for six months now.

Hariri accuses Hezbollah of blocking Lebanon government formation

Middle East

Hezbollah funds: Group finds way to beat US sanctions

It was a strategic win for Iran when its allies created a land corridor connecting Tehran to Beirut.

Hezbollah funds: Group finds way to beat US sanctions

Middle East

Turkey suspects top Saudi diplomats of role in Khashoggi murder

Media says Saudi Arabia's top diplomats in Istanbul should be questioned.

Turkey suspects top Saudi diplomats of role in Khashoggi murder

Lebanon

UN reassesses which Syrian refugees in Lebanon will receive aid

Every year, UN surveys Syrian refugee families in Lebanon to decide who need aid payments and who may survive without.

UN reassesses which Syrian refugees in Lebanon will receive aid

Middle East

Can the opening of the Nassib crossing end of Syria's isolation?

The reopening of Nassib border crossing, a vital trade route between Lebanon and Jordan, is not just a boost to regional economies and is part of the Assad government's attempts to end its isolation.

Can the opening of the Nassib crossing end of Syria's isolation?