Zainab Mehdi

MENA Researcher and Freelance Journalist

Region(s): Middle East
Country of focus: Iraq, Syria, United Kingdom

Zainab Mehdi (@zaiamehdi) is a researcher and freelance journalist specializing in governance, development, and conflict in the Middle East and North Africa region, especially in Iraq. Zainab has previously worked at the London School of Economics’ Middle East Centre, British Red Cross in London, and Center for Arab-West Understanding  in Cairo.

Zainab holds a BSc in Modern History and International Relations from the University of Essex and an MA in Near and Middle Eastern Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).