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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Lebanon protests: Crisis affecting fuel and medicine imports

Lebanon's local currency has dropped for the first time in more than 20 years.

Lebanon protests: Crisis affecting fuel and medicine imports

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Lebanon's cabinet approves reforms after protests

PM Hariri announces reforms that include cutting salaries of politicians by half.

Lebanon's cabinet approves reforms after protests

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Turkish troops 'seize centre of key Syrian border town'

Turkish forces take control of Ras al-Ain, defence ministry says in claim rebutted by Kurdish forces.

Turkish troops 'seize centre of key Syrian border town'

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Turkey's offensive in Syria ‘risks causing humanitarian crisis’

International aid agencies are warning of a humanitarian disaster and displacement crisis caused by the fighting.

Turkey's offensive in Syria ‘risks causing humanitarian crisis’

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Lebanon slammed for deporting undocumented Syrian refugees

Human rights groups accuse Lebanon of putting refugees' lives in danger after thousands of them were sent back in the past four months.

Lebanon slammed for deporting undocumented Syrian refugees

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Lebanon central bank to secure US dollars

Bank of Lebanon aims to buy the foreign currency at a fixed rate to pay for imported goods and ease food and fuel shortages.

Lebanon central bank to secure US dollars

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Idlib demilitarised zone: Turkey and Russia agree on boundary

Situation in Idlib was discussed this week between Syria's power brokers who support opposing sides but work together under the so-called Astana talks.

Idlib demilitarised zone: Turkey and Russia agree on boundary

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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