Brit-Yank journalist & consultant roving around the Middle East.
Fellow at the Center for Climate and Security, @NatGeo, @Newsweek, @bbc etc
Apr 18, 2017
It’s 9 o’clock on a chilly night in January, and the Adhamiyah animal market is teeming with visitors. There are the private zoo owners who’ve dropped by to size up the mangy lions and monkeys,…
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.
Jan 18, 2017
In the country’s southern marshes, the government is helping families to rebuild their floating communities, 25 years after the land was drained
Dec 21, 2016
Egypt's farmers are going back to school to learn how to adapt to a drying land.
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…