Rawya Rageh


Rawya Rageh is a roving correspondent for Al Jazeera English. She has been covering Nigeria and Kenya for the past year, including the aftermath of brutal attacks by the armed groups Boko Haram and Al Shabab, and their impact on people's lives. She was the first Al Jazeera English reporter to cover the unfolding protests in Egypt in January 2011, which culminated in the removal of Hosni Mubarak from office, and continued to cover the subsequent tumultuous transition for more than two years. Her coverage of the Egyptian Revolution was listed by Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism among 100 "Great Stories" produced by its alumni in the past 100 years. Rageh also covered the Iraq war in its early years, the subsequent civil war, Saddam's genocide trial, as well as the gradual withdrawal of US forces from there. Before joining AJE, she was a Middle-East based reporter for A.P., covering major regional stories, including the crisis in Darfur, Sudan. She received her M.S. from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.