Topic: “Middle East”

Posted in Behind the News

Global attention for Kabul photo

, by Lauren Easton

As the Taliban advanced across Afghanistan over the weekend, an AP photo of a U.S. Chinook helicopter flying over the U.S. Embassy in Kabul on Sunday was featured on numerous front pages around the world.

Posted in Behind the News

‘Our safe place’: News director recounts former Gaza bureau in interview

, by Lauren Easton

AP’s news director for Israel, Palestine and Jordan, Joe Federman, joined Israel’s Channel 12 foreign affairs program “World Order” on Saturday to discuss the destruction of AP’s bureau in Gaza.

Posted in Announcements

New beat team for migration coverage

, by Patrick Maks

AP today announced the creation of an all-formats beat team that will cover migration in Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

News Director for Europe and Africa Anna Johnson sent this memo to staff:

Posted in Announcements

Updates to AP’s Middle East team

, by Patrick Maks

In a memo to staff today, Middle East News Director Karin Laub announced changes to the team that covers the region in all formats:

Posted in Announcements

Kathy Gannon named news director for Afghanistan and Pakistan

, by Patrick Maks

Vice President for International News Ian Phillips and Middle East News Director Karin Laub today announced a key appointment, sending this memo to staff:

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