Farnaz Fassihi is the deputy bureau chief of Middle East and Africa for The Wall Street Journal and the author of Waiting for An Ordinary Day, a memoir of her four years covering the Iraq war and witnessing the unraveling of life for Iraqi citizens. In May 2006, Fassihi was awarded the prestigious Henry Pringle Lecture Award for her Iraq coverage by Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. Her coverage of the EgyptAir flight 990 crash won the New England News Executive Award as well as a finalist nomination for the Livingston Award.
The theatre comes to life with an outpouring of emotions as people cry, clap and call out praise. I notice Amal wiping tears off her face.
Farnaz Fassihi examines Americans’ misconceptions of the region.
Farnaz Fassihi does not foresee engagement on Iranian soil.
Farnaz Fassihi gained a new understanding or religion as a tool for social control in Iraq.
The loudest voices are the insurgents, Farnaz Fassihi says.
Farnaz Fassihi tells the story of the Baghdad email update that made its way around the world.
A high-speed car chase with Farnaz Fassihi
Farnaz Fassihi says Pearl’s death marked a turning point in security policy for the WSJ.
It’s democracy but a sectarian democracy Farnaz Fassihi says.