Topic: “Iraq”

Posted in Announcements

AP announces appointments for key Middle East posts

, by Nicole Meir

In a memo to staff on Tuesday, Vice President and Head of Global Newsgathering Paul Haven and Middle East News Director Karin Laub announced key appointments for news leaders in two important sub-regions:

Posted in Announcements

Zeina Karam named deputy Europe news director

, by Nicole Meir

In a memo to staff on Tuesday, Vice President and Head of Global News Gathering Paul Haven and News Director for Europe and Africa James Jordan announced a key appointment:

Posted in Behind the News

AP first and fast on Soleimani strike

, by Patrick Maks

In a memo to staff on Friday, Managing Editor Brian Carovillano described how sourcing and teamwork allowed AP to dominate on the news of a U.S. drone strike killing Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, nudging the U.S. and Iran closer to the brink of war:

Posted in Announcements

Samya Kullab named AP Iraq correspondent

, by Patrick Maks

Veteran journalist Samya Kullab has been named Iraq correspondent for The Associated Press.

Posted in Announcements

Susannah George named intelligence reporter

, by Lauren Easton

Washington Bureau Chief Julie Pace today announced that Baghdad correspondent Susannah George will join AP’s national security team, sending this memo to staff:

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