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Iona Craig أيونا كريچ
Journalist. Mostly Yemen/Arabian Peninsula. Future of War Fellow. Onetime racehorse trainer. Please support my work
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Iona Craig أيونا كريچ Oct 17
Replying to @GWRHelp
Only provided me with the option to buy a(nother) ticket. No journey information whatsoever for tomorrow.
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Iona Craig أيونا كريچ Oct 17
Replying to @GWRHelp
I tried that already. It didn't work.
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Iona Craig أيونا كريچ Oct 17
Replying to @GWRHelp
Any clues on what "a mostly normal" service looks like for tomorrow? I'm due to travel on the 07:31 from Cheltenham Spa to London Paddington.
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Iona Craig أيونا كريچ Oct 16
Replying to @ionacraig
In my experience, this will radicalise or turn people against America as much as (if not more than) any AQAP propaganda video could. Americans assassinating religious clerics and politicians in Yemen with impunity.
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Iona Craig أيونا كريچ Oct 16
As I’ve repeatedly said, and said again last night at : The UAE has been getting away with murder and political cleansing in Yemen. Now it seems Americans have been carrying out that murder for them via
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James Steckelmacher Oct 15
Excellent panel discussion around ’s new book ‘AngloArabia’ on Britain’s ‘asymmetrical interdependent’ relationship with the gulf states -
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SOAS Uni of London Oct 15
TONIGHT: , and will be debating UK ties with Saudi Arabia at
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Polity Oct 15
This evening at 7, will present his new book at with and More information about the event here:
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Hassan Hakimian Oct 11
our next big event not to be missed - a pertinent topic with a strong line up: on AngloArabian relations next Monday with and :
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CIJ Oct 12
On the Ground and in the Ether, Sat 20 Oct, 10:45am Practice at asks how online research and on-the-ground reporting can most fruitfully work together. W/, ,
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CIJ Oct 11
Attending Symposium on 19-20 Oct? Don't forget to sign up for the Practice seminars. for all symp delegates. Topics: who pays journos, getting the trust of sources, + more.
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Iona Craig أيونا كريچ Oct 11
British PhD student being held in solitary confinement in UAE jail after being arrested at Dubai airport in May and accused of spying during university field trip
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Iona Craig أيونا كريچ Oct 10
New report by adds weight to my reporting last year on the Saudi coalition's deliberate targeting of Yemen's food supplies: "There is strong evidence that Coalition strategy has aimed to destroy food production and distribution":
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Sean Stephens Oct 9
Hugely important, but sadly unsurprising update on the war in . and believe more than 50,000 have died between Jan 2016 and September this year. Far higher than the figure of '10,000' used in most reporting on the conflict.
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London CAAT Oct 9
Join next Monday for the launch of his important book on AngloArabian relations. With and on the panel, it should be a fascinating evening
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Iona Craig أيونا كريچ Sep 28
For starters - written. For BBC working with see . Photographers/video Ammar Ba Matref, Amira Al-Sharif, , Khaled Abdullah, Hammadi Issa, to name but a few.
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Iona Craig أيونا كريچ Sep 28
It's local for me.
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Iona Craig أيونا كريچ Sep 27
Thanks, Julian. They're also more my friends than fixers. I see you're in my part of the world next month for the .
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Iona Craig أيونا كريچ Sep 27
Replying to @seedominique
They do have open access. I'm not an intermediate. English-speaking press widely use Yemeni reporters, photo & video journalists. Yemeni journos are extremely busy doing that work. Only problem arises when they can't do reporting critical of authorities wherever they're located.
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Iona Craig أيونا كريچ Sep 27
Replying to @seedominique
I'm not aiming for that either. I've helped Yemeni journalists and their families in more ways then I feel the need to explain or brag about here. They know that. That's all that matters.
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