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Yvonne Ridley

British journalist and author Yvonne Ridley provides political analysis on affairs related to the Middle East, Asia and the Global War on Terror. Her work has appeared in numerous publications around the world from East to West from titles as diverse as The Washington Post to the Tehran Times and the Tripoli Post earning recognition and awards in the USA and UK. Ten years working for major titles on Fleet Street she expanded her brief into the electronic and broadcast media producing a number of documentary films on Palestinian and other international issues from Guantanamo to Libya and the Arab Spring.


Items by Yvonne Ridley

  • Blair makes money not peace

    How can a man bearing the title ‘Middle East Peace Envoy’ agree to advise the blood-drenched Egyptian president, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, who seized power in a military coup last year after presiding over the slaughter of 2,500 protesters and the incarceration of more than 20,000 others? The shocking announcement comes...

  • Laddish Ed Husain wears veil of misogyny

    While many of us were still reeling in shock over the brutal murder of veiled Essex PhD student Nahid Almanea, the reaction of one man sitting in judgment thousands of miles away was to send out a tweet suggesting it was time for a “rethink” over the issue of...