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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

Syria rebel group accused of abduction, murder of key activist

Indications suggest Syrian human rights activist Razan Zaitouneh, who along with three colleagues disappeared almost five years ago, may have been killed by rebel group Jaish al-Islam in Douma.

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

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Syria's war: Families receive death certificates for relatives

Thousands of death certificates are being issued for Syrians detained by Assad's regime during the uprising, but their families fear the certificates are merely covering up crimes against humanity.

Syria's war: Families receive death certificates for relatives

Lebanon

Russia has plan for Syrian refugees, UN says return unsafe

Delegation headed by President Vladimir Putin's special envoy on Syria presents a proposal for the return of refugees in Lebanon, where one million registered Syrians are currently live.

Russia has plan for Syrian refugees, UN says return unsafe

Middle East

Lebanese hope open Nassib crossing will help revive businesses

The Nassib crossing, at the Syria-Jordan border, had been closed for years causing billions of dollars in losses.

Lebanese hope open Nassib crossing will help revive businesses

Middle East

Lebanon economy: Subsidised housing loans suspended

Protesters gathered in Downtown Beirut in condemnation of the government’s failure to provide basic services

Lebanon economy: Subsidised housing loans suspended

Middle East

Syria's Deraa: Regime raises flag in cradle of protest movement

Capture of province's capital is a symbolic victory for the Bashar al-Assad regime in the more-than-seven-year war that has seen rebels lose most of their territory.

Syria's Deraa: Regime raises flag in cradle of protest movement