27 April

Maryam Jamshidi

Expert on Civil Society and Transitional Justice in the Arab World  FOLLOW MARYAM Maryam Jamshidi is a lawyer and writer with nearly ten years of experience working on issues relating to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Her prior experiences include providing legal representation to a number of regional governments, working at a local […]

8 April

Liliane Landor

  BBC World Service Controller, Languages FOLLOW LILIANE As Controller, Languages, World Service Group, Liliane Landor is editorially and managerially responsible for all 28 language services on BBC radio, TV and on line and 1400 staff in the UK and internationally. She began her career at the BBC with the French service before presenting Europe […]

2 February

Dr. Nadia Oweidat

Expert on Islam and Political Islam Dr. Nadia Oweidat is an academic with expertise on many aspects of Islam, and Political Islam. She is currently a non-residential Fellow at New America Foundation exploring the challenges to political Islam from within Islam itself. She is also conducting research on Internet trends among Arab youth, analyzing websites […]

24 October

Lina Sinjab

Middle East Correspondent FOLLOW LINA Lina is a Syrian journalist who recently served as the Middle East Regional Editor at BBC World Service. In 2013 she covered the Syria peace talks in Geneva as the BBC’s World Affairs reporter and before that, from 2007, she was the BBC’s Damascus-based correspondent. Lina has extensively covered the […]