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

Lebanon money exchangers back at work after strike

Government had blamed them for the devaluation of the local currency, but now there appears to be a deal to control the currency market.

Lebanon money exchangers back at work after strike

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Planting trend in Lebanon amid deepening financial crisis

How growing your own groceries is saving some from a looming food crisis in Lebanon.

Planting trend in Lebanon amid deepening financial crisis

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Lebanon's banking association rejects government's economy plan

Bankers say they are fighting for survival as a government plan to rescue the economy is not focused on restructuring the debt.

Lebanon's banking association rejects government's economy plan

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Lebanon seeks financial lifeline from IMF

Talks began on Wednesday with Lebanon seeking a multi-billion-dollar bailout to avoid bankruptcy.

Lebanon seeks financial lifeline from IMF

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Lebanon lockdown takes heavy toll on hospitality industry

Lebanon reopens, but new normal is not good news for businesses struggling to survive.

Lebanon lockdown takes heavy toll on hospitality industry

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Lebanon signs request for IMF assistance

It is one of the main parts of a sweeping economic plan the government says will help save Lebanon from bankruptcy, but that was not enough to satisfy angry protesters.

Lebanon signs request for IMF assistance

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Lebanon protests: Central bank criticised as currency plummets

Opposition politicians believe the ruling alliance led by Hezbollah is trying to take control of the central bank.

Lebanon protests: Central bank criticised as currency plummets

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Lebanon state of emergency over coronavirus

Doctors there say they are not ready to handle a health crisis as the country also faces a severe economic crises.

Lebanon state of emergency over coronavirus

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Amid economic crisis, Lebanon grapples with COVID-19

Coronavirus is stretching Lebanon's ailing healthcare system and there are big questions over whether it can cope with a full outbreak.

Amid economic crisis, Lebanon grapples with COVID-19

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Lebanon economy: Gov't works towards emergency financial plan

Lebanon's protests may have dwindled but the government is being warned that this may change as people suffer in a flatlining economy.

Lebanon economy: Gov't works towards emergency financial plan

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IMF team in Lebanon to help tackle economic crisis

Government is yet to decide whether it will default on its loan payments - a move that could lead to unpopular austerity measures.

IMF team in Lebanon to help tackle economic crisis

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Lebanon crisis: Iran's speaker of parliament visits Beirut

Ali Larijani visits Lebanon, mired in economic and political problems, despite appointment of new government.

Lebanon crisis: Iran's speaker of parliament visits Beirut