Brit-Yank freelance journalist roving around the Middle East.
Currently writing about regional geopolitics for National Geographic and others.
Oct 10, 2017
Aug 9, 2017
It’s been 12 years since Omar Hassan Majed fled Baghdad, but it sometimes feels as if he never left home.
Hustling from room to room at his oncology clinic in Amman, Jordan, he jokes with…
Jun 23, 2017
Fewer foreign visitors and political chaos has led some Egyptians to turn to hunting Nile crocodiles as a source of revenue.
Jun 11, 2017
For at least six of the past 10 years, Ali Saed, a farmer, grew no crops. The rain in his little corner of northern Iraq was too meager, as was the flow of a nearby irrigation canal. He was only a few…
Apr 24, 2017
Thomas Cook’s tours set the stage for today’s tourism industry
Mar 21, 2017
Egypt's ballooning birth rate and severe food and water shortage could threaten its national security.
Feb 6, 2017
After decades of strife, the world’s first civilization is losing many of its animals, such as otters, deer, songbirds, and more.