UK arms exports to Egypt

Egypt: Country overview The Arab Republic of Egypt is located in Northern Africa, bordering Libya, Sudan and Israel. Egypt has a fast-growing population with an estimated population approaching 100 million. Egypt has a semi-presidential system of government, but after former President Hosni Mubarak was ousted in 2011, the parliament was dissolved, and the constitution suspended. Egypt […]

Top 100: The most influential journalists covering armed violence

From besieged cities in Syria to American street-corners, and countless other places in between, armed violence continues to take the lives of hundreds of thousands of people a year. It fundamentally reshapes the world we live in. Yet for a vast number of people, violence and conflict are abstractions far removed from their daily realities. […]

Stephen Farrell

Stephen Farrell is a Metro reporter for the New York Times. After covering the 2003 invasion of Iraq and the 2006 Israel-Lebanon War, he joined Times’s Baghdad bureau, where he set up and ran the Baghdad Bureau blog from the field. In 2009, he helped launch and run the Baghdad Bureau’s successor At War blog, […]

Remy Ourdan

Remy Ourdan is a French journalist who is a deputy editor of newspaper Le Monde. In 1992 Ourdan began as a reporter in Sarajevo, and covered the siege of Sarajevo and the Bosnian war for four years. In the Balkans, he also covered the Kosovo war and Serbia after the fall of Slobodan Milosevic. In Africa, […]

Philip Gourevitch

Philip Gourevitch is an American author and journalist. He is a staff writer for The New Yorker and former editor of The Paris Review. Known especially for his work on the genocide in Rwanda, especially his book, We Wish To Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families. He has alternated between […]

Nic Robertson

Nic Robertson is CNN Senior International Correspondent who is based in the London bureau. Robertson joined CNN in 1990, and has since been covering conflict zones in Afghanistan, former Yugoslavia, Pakistan, and throughout the Middle East. In 2001, Robertson was one of the only Western journalists to report on Taliban-held Afghanistan and provided in-depth and […]

Nadezhda Kevorkova

Nadezhda Kevorkova is a war correspondent for Russia Today. She has covered the Arab Spring, military and religious conflicts, and the anti-globalisation movement. Her work as a reporter has taken her to Egypt, Sudan, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan and Azerbaijan, among others. She covered the ‘Gaza Freedom Flotilla’ in 2008, 2010 and […]

Marc Marginedas

Marc Marginedas is a Spanish journalist who is currently a special correspondent in Syria for El Periodico de Catalunya, a Barcelona-based newspaper. Marc has been a correspondent for El Periodico for twenty years, starting his career covering the Algerian civil war. He previously worked as a foreign correspondent in Moscow, where he reported on the […]

Lyse Doucet

Lyse Doucet is the Chief International Correspondent for the BBC. Doucet began her BBC career in Africa where she spent four years covering events in West and North Africa. She has now worked for the news channel for nearly 30 years, with posts in Abidjan, Kabul, Islamabad, Tehran, Amman and Jerusalem. In the late 1980s […]

Lourdes Garcia-Navarro

Lourdes Garcia-Navarro is an NPR international correspondent covering South America. Previously based in Israel, Garcia-Navarro covered events in the Middle East, and was one of the first reporters to enter Libya after the 2011 Arab Spring uprising. Her coverage of the Arab Spring earned her a 2011 George Foster Peabody Award, a Lowell Thomas Award […]

Lindsey Hilsum

Lindsey Hilsum is the International Editor for Channel 4 News in the UK. She has covered the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kosovo and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, along with the Arab Spring and the genocide in Rwanda in 1994. She wrote a book about the 2011 war in Libya. Before becoming a journalist, she was an […]

Leila Fadel

Leila Fadel is the Cairo Bureau Chief of National Public Radio. She has reported extensively on the Arab Spring, and previously covered the Iraq War for Knight Ridder McClatchy Newspapers and the Washington Post. Fadel was arrested during the 2011 Egyptian uprising along with a number of other journalists covering the events from Cairo. A […]