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

UN discuss evacuation of Syrian refugees trapped at Rukban camp

The fate of 40,000 Syrians trapped in Rukban camp to be discussed by the UN, Russia and Syria

UN discuss evacuation of Syrian refugees trapped at Rukban camp

Middle East

Syria rebels slow down battle against ISIL to protect civilians

SDF curbs offensive against ISIL's last held areas, accusing group of using civilians as human shields in Baghouz.

Syria rebels slow down battle against ISIL to protect civilians

Middle East

New Lebanon minister makes Syrian refugees' return his priority

Going back home - a bittersweet journey for Syrian refugees who fled to neighbouring Lebanon to escape the war.

New Lebanon minister makes Syrian refugees' return his priority

Middle East

Syrian forces intensify offensive against rebel forces in Idlib

At least five people killed by Syrian government air raids in Khan Sheikhoun, a town in rebel-controlled Idlib.

Syrian forces intensify offensive against rebel forces in Idlib

Middle East

Amnesty criticises rights crackdowns in Saudi Arabia, Iran, Egypt

Amnesty International releases report on MENA human rights, saying there is too much complacency and offending regimes to think they will never face justice.

Amnesty criticises rights crackdowns in Saudi Arabia, Iran, Egypt

Middle East

On revolution anniversary, Iran vows to expand missile programme

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, addressing thousands in Tehran, says the country will continue to expand its ballistic missile programme.

On revolution anniversary, Iran vows to expand missile programme

Middle East

Iran's foreign relations in spotlight 40 years after revolution

Today, Iran faces a hostile White House and has many enemies because of its attempts to project influence beyond its borders.

Iran's foreign relations in spotlight 40 years after revolution

Middle East

How Iran's role in Middle East boomed since 1979 revolution

The country has become key player in regional politics since Revolutionary Guard was established in the wake of the Islamic evolution 40 years ago.

How Iran's role in Middle East boomed since 1979 revolution

Middle East

Syrians trapped in Rukban call on UN for safe passage

At least eight children have died in December because of the lack of food and medicine in the camp.

Syrians trapped in Rukban call on UN for safe passage

Middle East

Lebanon struggles to protect currency's value

Beirut takes unprecedented measures to safeguard devaluing lira that threatens to worsen country's economic crisis.

Lebanon struggles to protect currency's value

Arab League

Lebanon summit reveals Arab divisions over Syria, Iran

Several heads of state have pulled out of an Arab economic summit in Beirut this weekend.

Lebanon summit reveals Arab divisions over Syria, Iran

Middle East

Harsh winter takes deadly toll on Syrian refugees

Fifteen children have died in IDP camps in Syria as the freezing winter rages on.

Harsh winter takes deadly toll on Syrian refugees