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.

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Palestinian refugees protest to demand asylum in Lebanon

Lebanese law already bans refugees from working in many professions and denies them access to public services.

Palestinian refugees protest to demand asylum in Lebanon

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Dire conditions for Syrian refugee camp close to Jordan border

Refugees in Rukban camp face difficult choice of picking safety over food as Syrian government puts chokehold on aid.

Dire conditions for Syrian refugee camp close to Jordan border

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Lebanon's Hezbollah pledges to retaliate against Israel

Declaration comes after Israel accused of a 'suicide attack' by self-destructing drones.

Lebanon's Hezbollah pledges to retaliate against Israel

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Relative calm in Idlib on third day of ceasefire

Powerful rebel group Hay’et Tahrir al-Sham says it will not withdraw 20km - although it accepts ceasefire.

Relative calm in Idlib on third day of ceasefire

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Syria ceasefire pressures Turkey to create demilitarised zone

The Syrian opposition believes the government will eventually violate the ceasefire.

Syria ceasefire pressures Turkey to create demilitarised zone

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Turkey accuses US of delaying set up of safe zone in Syria

In what seems to be a message to its NATO ally, there is an increase in US army patrols close to the border with Turkey.

Turkey accuses US of delaying set up of safe zone in Syria

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Syria's war: Idlib's hospitals under attack, at least 14 killed

Civilians, medical workers and health centres have all been hit by government air attacks.

Syria's war: Idlib's hospitals under attack, at least 14 killed

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Civilians continue to die in Idlib amid Syrian forces' air raids

There were at least five children among those killed in Saturday's attack earmarking residential buildings in the town of Ariha.

Civilians continue to die in Idlib amid Syrian forces' air raids

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Lebanon political crisis: Power-sharing deal under threat

Some accuse Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil of using his power to undermine the country's sectarian-based power-sharing system.

Lebanon political crisis: Power-sharing deal under threat

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Lebanon's Palestinian refugees protest against labour crackdown

Lebanon's labour ministry says it is enforcing the law to protect Lebanese jobs and denies targeting Palestinians.

Lebanon's Palestinian refugees protest against labour crackdown

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Syrian government struggles to make gains in Idlib

Syrian government forces and their allies are now defending their territory against a fierce counteroffensive by rebel factions.

Syrian government struggles to make gains in Idlib

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Syrian refugees: Lebanon crackdown on undocumented foreign labour

Officials say end goal is to enforce law and protect Lebanese jobs, but activists say Syrian refugees unfairly hit.

Syrian refugees: Lebanon crackdown on undocumented foreign labour