I write about politics, economics and business in the Middle East, Africa and other corners of the world.

I am editor of Gulf States News and regularly write for other outlets including Forbes and the Middle East Economic Digest.

My articles have also appeared in a wide range of other outlets, such as Bloomberg Businessweek, The Diplomat, The Economist, Euromoney, Foreign Policy and Private Eye.

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Sometimes my photos appear alongside my words but more often they show up separately, in the likes of The Times, The Wall Street Journal and elsewhere. Here are a few examples: