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Mat Nashed

Mat Nashed is a journalist and analyst specializing in the Middle East and North Africa. Over the last decade, he has written extensively on state repression, geopolitics, and the plight of migrants and refugees. He has reported from Turkey, Egypt,...

The Big Pharaoh

The Big Pharaoh is a blogger who writes on Egypt and the Middle East on Twitter @thebigpharaoh and the blog www.thebigpharaoh.com.

Ghazoua Ltaief

Ghazoua Ltaief is a development practitioner with an extensive experience in grants and project management with international agencies and projects. Her latest experience consisted in managing grants with the USAID project “Tunisia Accountability, Decentralization and Effective Municipalities,” assisting municipalities in...

Yasmeen Abed

Yasmeen Abed is a Programs and Events Intern at TIMEP. She is double majoring in Political Science and Modern Middle Eastern Studies with an Arabic certificate at Yale University. Her research interests include women's rights in the MENA region, refugee rights, and...

Julia Kempton

Julia is a Digital Engagement Intern at TIMEP. She is a rising senior at New York University, where she studies Economics and Computer Science with a minor in Middle Eastern Studies. At NYU, she works as a research assistant in...

Mondher Tounsi

Mondher is a Legal and Policy Intern at TIMEP. He is a graduate student at Sciences Po Paris, pursuing a Master’s Degree in International Security, with a specialization in Intelligence and Middle Eastern affairs. He previously earned a Bachelor's Degree in...

Issraa Faiz

Issraa is a Legal and Policy Intern at TIMEP. She is currently pursuing her J.D. at Georgetown University Law Center. At Georgetown, Issraa is a Research Assistant for the Human Rights Institute, the Director of the International Refugee Assistance Project Georgetown Law...

Hamid Khalafallah

Hamid Khalafallah is a Nonresident Felow at TIMEP focusing on inclusive governance and mobilization in Sudan. He is a development practitioner, researcher, and policy analyst, currently working as a Program Officer for the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance...

Hussein Cheaito

Hussein Cheaito is a Nonresident Fellow at TIMEP focusing on governance and economic development in Lebanon. He is a Development Economist at The Policy Initiative, a Beirut-based research center that aims to empirically assess existing policies and generate viable alternatives....

Malak Altaeb

Malak Altaeb is a Nonresident Fellow at TIMEP focusing on food security in North Africa. Malak is an independent consultant, analyst, and researcher from Libya based in Paris, France. She holds a master's degree in Environmental Policy from Sciences Po,...