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Vice President for International News Ian Phillips today announced a key appointment, sending this memo to staff:
AP’s dedicated Yemen reporting team, comprising two Egyptians and a Yemeni journalist, is working diligently to break news and expose atrocities committed inside the war-torn country.
When extremists attacked a hotel complex in Kenya’s capital on Tuesday, AP journalists across formats scrambled to capture video, take photos and report the breaking news.
Early on New Year’s Day, an AP photographer at the U.S.-Mexico border in Tijuana, Mexico, captured dramatic photos of tear gas being fired at migrants climbing a fence.
“The men and women who have covered the White House for the AP dating back to the middle of the 19th century have truly had a ‘front row seat to history,’” former President George H.W. Bush wrote.