Ghaith Abdul-Ahad


Ghaith Abdul-Ahad was born in Iraq in 1975. He began writing for the Guardian and the Washington Post after the US-led invasion in 2003 and has reported across Iraq, Syria, Libya, Yemen and Afghanistan for the past twenty years. Putting the experiences of civilians at the heart of his writing, he has won numerous awards including the British Press Awards’ Foreign Reporter of the Year, the Orwell Prize for Journalism and two Emmys. He currently lives in Istanbul. He is the author of “A Stranger In Your Own City: Travels in The Middle East’s Long War.”

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