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Dina al-Shibeeb
Dina al-Shibeeb

Dina al-Shibeeb is a former senior journalist at Al Arabiya English. She specializes in political affairs coverage on Iraq and Syria and is a former business reporter. She also writes different topics including lifestyle, features and offbeat picks. Dina’s twitter handle is @EpicofIraq.

Iranian-Canadians call for regime change in solidarity with brethren at home

In an emotionally-charged rally attended by a slew of Conservative and Liberal Canadian politicians, hundreds of Iranian Canadians on Sunday called for “regime change” in Iran. They also...

Assyrian behind ‘voter fraud’ report warns of ‘romanticized image’ of Kurdistan

On September 25, the day Kurds cast their historic ‘yes’ vote for the independence of their autonomous province from Iraq, a Chicago-based activist Reine Hanna published a damning 114-page...

Big ‘yes’ from Kurdish diaspora likely in independence vote

Most Kurds living in the West — even half-Kurds or those married to Arabs — are likely to vote in favor of the independence referendum for Iraqi Kurdistan to be held on September 25. The...

As Kurdistan referendum looms, Iraqi Christians redefine positions

Worshipers on Friday morning at the Holy Family Chaldean Catholic Church in the small Canadian city of Windsor can be heard praying in Arabic and, at times, in Chaldean, a neo-Aramaic language, still...

End of ISIS control? Now is the time to liberate minds

Karrar Noshi, an aspiring young actor and a visual arts student, was recently stabbed to death in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, apparently because his style was very flamboyant and he wore...

Fluent in Arabic, Japanese ambassador charms Iraqis in a new video

Japan’s Ambassador to Iraq, Fumio Iwai, has won the hearts of Iraqis in another video when he was seen sitting cross-legged on the floor and wishing his viewers a happy Eid in fluent Arabic,...

Post-ISIS: US Assyrian NGO in drive to repair Iraqi Christian town

A US NGO is in its three-week drive to start repairing and cleaning the liberated town of Teleskof in Iraq’s northern Ninveh Plain region after its previously horrendous ransacking by ISIS...

Baghdad woman on bicycle sticks to vow, brings on more female cyclists

Marina Jaber kept her promise when she said Iraqis need to get used to seeing women riding bicycles...