Brit-Yank freelance journalist roving around the Middle East.
Currently writing about regional geopolitics for National Geographic and others.
Dec 16, 2016
BASIL AL-REABI WAS riding home from school in southern Syria, in the fall of 2014, when a roadside bomb struck. The eight-year-old watched as shrapnel shredded his classmates and reduced them to a collection…
Dec 15, 2016
The life-size cutout of Hillary Clinton looked lonely. On November 8, at the U.S. Embassy’s presidential election night bash in Cairo, dozens of young Egyptians gathered in a cavernous hotel ballroom…
Nov 3, 2016
With Egypt’s once promising renewable energy sector crippled, the government is turning to coal.
Oct 16, 2016
In Lebanon, reminders of what could have been still stand
Oct 5, 2016
The terrorist group typically ramps up attacks during the country's stormy winter
Sep 14, 2016
Mohammed Abu Ara is the face of a grave new threat, but propped up on his bed in an airy segregated hospital ward in Jordan, there’s not a hint of menace about him. With his left arm cut off above…
Sep 12, 2016
The holy days of Eid al-Adha include the ritual slaughter and sharing of fresh meat. But many Egyptian families can't afford it this year