Nabila Ramdani

French-Algerian Journalist and commentator


Nabila is an award-winning French-Algerian freelance journalist who specialises in French politics, Islamic affairs, and the Arab World. She covers Arab/Muslim issues in France, and has particularly risen to prominence during her coverage of the Arab Spring as both an on-the-ground reporter and a commentator in international TV and radio studios.

In the UK, Nabila writes regular columns for the Guardian, the Observer, and the London Evening Standard. She also produces features and news stories for a wide range of other Fleet Street publications. Nabila contributes to Middle Eastern outlets including Asharq al-Awsat, The National, The Majalla and Gulf News. Her work also appears in French publications and in the New York Times. Her articles are syndicated worldwide.

Nabila is a political commentator for international stations such asthe BBC, Sky News, ITV, Channel 4, Al Jazeera and Al Arabiya and a regular contributor to flagship programmes including the BBC’s Today, Woman’s Hour and Newsnight.

Nabila is completing her doctoral thesis in International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), where she has already received an MPhil. She has an Agrégation (France’s highest teaching qualification) in English and has held lecturing positions at Oxford University, the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and Paris 7 University. She regularly speaks at conferences around the world.


BASED IN: London, UK

LANGUAGES: French and English

The dangerous folly of trying to divide France’s Jews and Muslims, The Guardian.
Gunmen behind museum attack were suspected Al-Qaeda terrorists, Daily Mail.
Sarko can forget about any grand comeback now, The Evening Standard.