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

Is Lebanon cracking down on government critics?

Activists say they are increasingly being summoned by the Cyber Crimes Bureau for criticising the government on social media.

Is Lebanon cracking down on government critics?

Lebanon

Lebanon denies Israel's Hezbollah missile sites claim

The Lebanese foreign minister worries that Israel will use the claims as a justification for an attack on Lebanon.

Lebanon denies Israel's Hezbollah missile sites claim

Middle East

Protests held in Idlib demanding Assad leaves power

Syrian opposition fears Bashar al-Assad will cement grip on power.

Protests held in Idlib demanding Assad leaves power

Middle East

Political uncertainty plunges Lebanon into economic crisis

Officials, economists and bankers warn that political uncertainty is affecting investor confidence.

Political uncertainty plunges Lebanon into economic crisis

Netherlands

ICC undeterred by John Bolton's threats

The ICC is reiterating its commitment to what it describes as its independent and impartial mandate that is backed by 123 countries.

ICC undeterred by John Bolton's threats

Middle East

Syria rebel group accused of abduction, murder of key activist

Razan Zaitouneh, who disappeared almost five years ago, was one of the faces of the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad.

Syria rebel group accused of abduction, murder of key activist

Middle East

Lebanon to consider legalising medicinal cannabis

According to the UN, Lebanon is one of the largest producers and exporters of cannabis and now the government wants to stop destroying the crop and cash in on the lucrative market.

Lebanon to consider legalising medicinal cannabis

Middle East

Political parties in Lebanon struggle to form government

Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri has yet to form a government, almost three months after parliamentary elections.

Political parties in Lebanon struggle to form government

Middle East

Idlib offensive: Russia and Turkey stall fighting

Syrian government's ally Russia appears to be giving Turkey a chance to stabilise opposition-controlled northwestern province, home to almost three million people, by fulfilling agreed-upon commitments in the so-called Astana process.

Idlib offensive: Russia and Turkey stall fighting

Middle East

Work on Israel-Jordan gas pipeline begins despite public refusal

Many local organizations involved in anti-normalisation campaigns have been criticising the deal.

Work on Israel-Jordan gas pipeline begins despite public refusal

Middle East

Syria looks to reopen seized border crossing with Jordan

Syrian government mulls reopening what was once a lucrative trade route, the Nassib crossing, recaptured from opposition groups in early July.

Syria looks to reopen seized border crossing with Jordan

Middle East

Jordan's economic woes pile pressure on new PM

With Jordan still suffering from a deep economic crisis, Prime Minister Omar al-Razzaz will have to pay attention to the needs of disgruntled Jordanians while attempting to balance the country's budget.

Jordan's economic woes pile pressure on new PM