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.

Syria's Civil War

Humanitarian crisis in Eastern Ghouta worsening

Conditions in Syria's Eastern Ghouta continue to deteriorate, but with the government's lack of security guarantees and ongoing bombardment, many residents feel evacuation is not an option.

Humanitarian crisis in Eastern Ghouta worsening

Syria's Civil War

Syria: Chemical attack suspected in Eastern Ghouta siege

More than 500 people, including women and children, have died in Eastern Ghouta. At least 23 people were killed on Monday, despite a UN Security Council resolution calling for a ceasefire.

Syria: Chemical attack suspected in Eastern Ghouta siege

Lebanon

Lebanon-Israel: Tensions over disputed water

A maritime border dispute between the two countries may get in the way of Lebanon's exploration plans.

Lebanon-Israel: Tensions over disputed water

Cyprus

Cyprus accuses Turkey of obstructing gas exploration

Turkish Cypriots want a revenue-sharing agreement to be finalised before any drilling off the divided island can start.

Cyprus accuses Turkey of obstructing gas exploration

Syria's Civil War

Syrian National Coalition: Ghouta being 'exterminated'

With humanitarian conditions spiralling out of control, the UN and the Syrian opposition are increasingly alarmed at the situation in Eastern Ghouta under Syrian government and Russian bombardment.

Syrian National Coalition: Ghouta being 'exterminated'

Middle East

Syria activists highlight Ghouta plight on social media

Opposition activists in Syria’s eastern Ghouta are turning to social media to highlight the suffering of around 350,000 people trapped in the besieged area. Hundreds have been killed in air attacks and shelling by government forces and their allies.

Syria activists highlight Ghouta plight on social media

Middle East

Lebanon: Israel border wall 'threatens security'

Lebanon and Israel have a border dispute as well as a dispute over ownership of an offshore gas field.

Lebanon: Israel border wall 'threatens security'

Syria's Civil War

Syria, Russia escalate air raids on rebel-held areas

The areas have seen an escalation in fighting and aerial bombardment in recent weeks, with hundreds of civilians killed.

Syria, Russia escalate air raids on rebel-held areas

Syrian Refugees

Thousands of Syrian refugees at risk if they return

International agencies are warning governments not to try to pressure Syrian refugees to return to Syria.

Thousands of Syrian refugees at risk if they return

Middle East

Lebanese TV host charged with defaming Saudi crown prince

Comedian Hicham Haddad, host of a Lebanese talk show, has become the latest media figure to be caught up in a crackdown on freedom of speech.

Lebanese TV host charged with defaming Saudi crown prince

Saudi Arabia

Saudi's Oger dismissed workers still waiting for payments

Dismissed employees of the Saudi Arabian construction company, Oger are demanding their salaries.

Saudi's Oger dismissed workers still waiting for payments

Middle East

Syrian snowstorm survivors urge Lebanon 'to open the border'

Seventeen refugees froze to death while illegally trying to cross into Lebanon along a well-known people-smuggling route last week.

Syrian snowstorm survivors urge Lebanon 'to open the border'