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.

War & Conflict

Syrian refugees: Lebanon's camp conditions worsen in the cold

The UN's refugee agency says it's not getting the money it needs to help Syrian refugees in Lebanon through another harsh winter.

Syrian refugees: Lebanon's camp conditions worsen in the cold

Politics

Trump: A year of unclear Middle East policy

Since he has taken office, Donald Trump has seemed confused about important issues in the Middle East as he made statement after statement that made US policy in the region seem unclear at best.

Trump: A year of unclear Middle East policy

Syria's Civil War

Thousands displaced by fighting in Syria's Idlib

Although declared a de-escalation zone last year, there has been no let-up in fighting in rebel-held western province.

Thousands displaced by fighting in Syria's Idlib

Syria's Civil War

Government air raids intensify in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

At least 40 killed in recent days in what opposition activists call indiscriminate bombardment by government forces.

Government air raids intensify in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Middle East

Look ahead 2018: Syria's future at a crossroads

2017 was a good year for President Assad, with his forces recapturing large swathes of territory from ISIL and the opposition.

Look ahead 2018: Syria's future at a crossroads

Lebanon

Syrian refugees in Lebanon facing harsh conditions

The living conditions of Syrian refugees in Lebanon have never been easy. However, the UN has recently said that many refugees are facing a steady decline in living standards.

Syrian refugees in Lebanon facing harsh conditions

Syria's Civil War

Syria: air raids target rebel-held province of Idlib

The Abu Alduhor airbase seems to be the prize that is up in the current assault on Idlib province. Taking the province will not be easy, however, as it is home to many fighters displaced from other regions of Syria.

Syria: air raids target rebel-held province of Idlib

Middle East

Families besieged in Syria's Eastern Ghouta struggle to survive

They are also among 400,000 people who live in the government-besieged, rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta. They say they don’t trust the Russian-sponsored de-escalation agreements, and their greatest fear now is not having a place in their country.

Families besieged in Syria's Eastern Ghouta struggle to survive

Middle East

Palestinian refugees in Lebanon denied many rights

Life in exile for Palestinians has been particularly hard in Lebanon, where refugees are denied many rights so as not to encourage their resettlement.

Palestinian refugees in Lebanon denied many rights

Lebanon

Lebanon struggles with safe waste disposal

Lebanon is struggling with another rubbish problem, two years after it brought the last one under control.

Lebanon struggles with safe waste disposal

Middle East

Hariri, Hezbollah dominate talks on Lebanon’s regional role

Politicians are holding talks in the Lebanese capital Beirut in a bid to decide the country's role and policies in the region. The sticking point has been Hezbollah, Iran’s ally in Lebanon.

Hariri, Hezbollah dominate talks on Lebanon’s regional role

Middle East

Saudi FM says Hariri free to leave 'when he pleases'

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has denied reports that the Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri is being held in the capital Riyadh against his will.

Saudi FM says Hariri free to leave 'when he pleases'