Writing & Journalism

Culture and Politics  (Various)

Celebrating the Courage of MENA Women Journalists
Wilson Center, May 2023

“On Money” by Badr Shaker al-Sayyab (translation)
Rusted Radishes, Issue 10, 2022

What has become of home?
Los Angeles Review of Books, July 2022

Living History: The Souks of Sidon
Conde Nast Traveller, April 2022

Elie (Full text on Medium)
Cityscapes Magazine, July 2021

Whisperers: A Review of We Wrote in Symbols
Times Literary Supplement, June 2021

Growing in All Directions
Los Angeles Review of Books, March 2021

Another Explosion for Lebanon: On Lebanon’s Mental Health Crisis
Index on Censorship, December 2020

Cat Love (translation)
Arab Literature Quarterly, September 2020

Surviving Karantina: The Long Way Home
The Public Source, September 2020

Forgotten Quarter: Beirut blast survivors in the Karantina neighborhood
The Atlantic Council, September 2020

Forgotten Quarter: The Survivors of Karantina
Medium, August 2020

Arab women writers reflect on life during coronavirus
Haya Magazine, July 2020

Lebanese artist Huguette Caland celebrated in solo UK exhibit
Raseef22, June 2019

A review of Queens of the Kingdom: The Women of Saudi Arabia Speak
The New Arab, April 2019

Laila Lalami: “I Think Evil Needs to Be Called Out
Literary Hub, March 2019

Raw Liver and Arak in the Mountains of Lebanon
VICE, January 2019

Modern spin of ‘The Pit and the Pendulum’ puts Iranian woman at centre stage
Middle East Eye, November 2018

Jordan’s Circassians | The Women Keeping a Culture Alive from their Kitchens
VICE, September 2019

Syrian and Lebanese artists confront grief and loss
Middle East Eye,  August 2018

A New Theatre Performance Brings Gaza to London
Middle East Eye, July 2018

Iran’s booming art scene comes to London

Middle East Eye, August 2018

Ahmed Saadawi Wants to Tell a New Story About the War in Iraq
Literary Hub, June 2018

Beirut’s Disappearing Dessert
Roads & Kingdoms, April 2018

The Palestinian Women Behind the First Intifada
Middle East Eye, March 2018

The Exiles of Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi
Literary Hub, February 2018

19 Things to Know Before You Go to Beirut
Roads & Kingdoms, January 2018

A History of Beirut in 10 Dishes
Roads & Kingdoms, January 2018

In conversation with Sharmaine Lovegrove: the woman disrupting UK publishing
Gal-Dem, December 2017

The King Of Ful
Roads & Kingdoms, September 2017

Salt Houses: A story of Palestinians without Palestine
Al Jazeera English, August 2017

Clash: Gripping Depiction of Turmoil in Egypt
7iber, May 2017

Why I’m Crowdfunding To Help Syrian Refugees Find A Home In The UK
HuffPost UK, May 2017

When death, war and song coexist
Al-Jazeera English, October 2016

Man of the Orchard
Sukoon, June 2016

Gaza Conflict Spurs Muslim and Arab-Americans to Overcome Post-9:11 Fears
The Indypendent, February 2009

500 cameras for 500 children
NOW Lebanon, 2008

Who’s who of the prisoner swap
NOW Lebanon, 2008

Taking it down (town)
NOW Lebanon, 2008

A president, at last
NOW Lebanon, 2008

Iron horse: the story of Lebanon’s now-defunct tramway
NOW Lebanon, 2008

Almost two decades after civil war, thousands still missing
NOW Lebanon, 2008

The politics of medicine
NOW Lebanon, 2008

A second first time: Hymenoplasty on the rise
NOW Lebanon, 2008

Business (Bloomberg & BBC)

Saudi billionaire Alwaleed’s arrest rattles investors
BBC News, November 2017

Black Friday sales bonanza set to hit a record
BBC News, November 2017

HS2 contractor Carillion’s shares hit by profit alert
BBC News, November 2017

Marks and Spencer clothing and beauty boss resigns
BBC News, October 2017

‘Huge business rate rise’ for small firms
BBC News, October 2017

What Investors Need to Know as Saudi Stocks Open Up to the World
Bloomberg News, June 2015

The Market is Braced for Turkey’s General Election
Bloomberg News, June 2015

Iran-Saudi Rivalry’s Next Round Has Stock-Buyers’ Cash as Prize
Bloomberg News, May 2015

Iran Opening Beckons Peugeot to BAT as Western Brands Entice
Bloomberg News, April 2015

For Reeling Turkish Investors, Politics Are Nothing But Trouble
Bloomberg News, April 2015

Zara’s Fast Fashion Makes Billionaire Family of Lebanon’s Dahers
Bloomberg News, February 2015

Number of Women on Emerging-Market Boards Soars in Last Decade

Bloomberg News, December 2014

Iraqi Bonds Cap Worst Week in Year as Civil War Concern Mounts
Bloomberg News, June 2014

Qatar World Cup-Stoked Losses Signal Buy to Bargain Hunters
Bloomberg News, June 2014

Ex-Goldman Banker’s Film Website Gets Funds, Samsung Deal
Bloomberg News, March 2014

Kerry Peace Deal Wagers Spur Palestine Stock Rally
Bloomberg News, January 2014

Dubai $45 Million Art Fair Stars Bridge on Beach, Kusama Works
Bloomberg News, March 2013

Dubai Brokers Choose Sandwiches Over Stocks as Volume Sinks
Bloomberg News, January 2012

Palestinian Reconciliation Will Spur Growth, Abbas Adviser Says
Bloomberg News, June 2012