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Leila Alwan
Leila Alwan

Leila Alwan is a journalist working with the Al Arabiya English team

COLUMNISTS
Leila Alwan
Leila Alwan

Leila Alwan is a journalist working with the Al Arabiya English team

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As Aleppo’s children get bombed, Syrian regime plan football match

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

The Syrian regime announced on Wednesday a football match to take place on Thursday at Al Hamdaniya ...

Between expectation and cynicism: Will the UN walk the talk on Syria?

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Syrians facing death feel cynical and find humor as world leaders meet at the UN General Assembly ...

Hajj 2016: 35-member strong Al Arabiya team gears up for coverage

Tuesday, 06 September 2016

The annual hajj season has begun with an estimated 1.5 million Muslim pilgrims descending on the ...

Amid deafening silence, growing screams for no-fly zone in Syria

Friday, 19 August 2016

Victims, observers, and stakeholders decry lack of international consensus on a measure that can ...

‘Languages are alive and evolving’: Al Arabiya English senior translator

Thursday, 04 August 2016

“In a translator’s world, when you rest you rust,” said Sarah Sfeir, Al ...

What’s it like for an Arab-American to get stopped at LAX airport

Monday, 01 August 2016

When I saw the four S’s stamped boldly on the surface of my boarding pass I would have liked ...

Al Arabiya's weather presenter: People are used to the summer heat

Saturday, 30 July 2016

The region in the month of July, the time of the year when the oxygen supply is so hot and humid it ...

Syrian Ramadan traditions die in Damascus with shocking food prices

Tuesday, 07 June 2016

Syrians across the war-torn country are suffering all 12 months of the year, whether it be the ...

Al Arabiya anchors ready for special coverage on US elections

Sunday, 22 May 2016

Arabs would do well to follow the upcoming US presidential election closely, says Al Arabiya's ...

Transmission room: From studio to TV screen

Thursday, 12 May 2016

Ever wondered how the view in front of a camera ends up on the television screen in the corner of ...

From big labor back to the small screen

Friday, 06 May 2016

Life for an expectant mother is difficult at the best of times - everyone’s an expert. ...

The make-up artists who take the 'shine' from presenters

Monday, 02 May 2016

Behind every beautiful presenter is a talented make-up artist who paints the faces millions view on ...

Muslim couple found dead in San Jose home with disturbing message

Wednesday, 27 April 2016

A Bangladeshi Muslim couple were found shot dead in their San Jose home in California, with a ...

From peace talks to cinema, Antoine Aoun has covered it all

Thursday, 14 April 2016

The award winning head of Al Arabiya News channel current affairs department, Antoine Aoun has ...

When Mideast politicians get angry, here's how things get bad

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

It has been an eventful week that has seen politicians both in Iraq and the UK behave in an ...

How Syrians defied Assad through music

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

What can be more dangerous than a gun? Arguably words have always been one of the most powerful ...

The lost generation: Syrian aid workers struggle to help orphans

Saturday, 19 March 2016

Five years into Syria's devastating war, and with the conflict still in full swing, aid workers on ...

Syrian revolutionaries: ‘Carrying arms was not a choice’

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

March 15, 2016 marks the fifth year anniversary of Syria’s uprising, which began when ...

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