Faisal Irshaid

I am a UK-based journalist with experience in news-writing and monitoring and television, online and radio production. I have a deep understanding of the Middle East and North Africa and a particular knowledge of current affairs, politics, conflicts, governments and societies in the Arab world.

At the BBC, I focus on Syria and North Africa, monitoring social media, writing analysis features and news stories, verifying User Generated Content (UGC) and selecting and translating articles from the Arabic press.

I have a masters degree in international relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science. I also have a masters degree in international law from the School of Oriental and African Studies.

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