@washingtonpost correspondent based in Istanbul, covering Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, and more. Recovering resident of Cairo and lover of avocados.

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Erin Cunningham is a Middle East correspondent for The Washington Post, based between Cairo and Baghdad.

She has also covered conflicts in the Middle East and Afghanistan for CNN, BBC World Service, CBS Radio, and Al Jazeera English. Her written work has appeared in TIME, the Independent (UK), t...

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Jun 27, 2017

RT @PhilipinDC: The State Department says it does not yet have a definition of a "bona fide relationship." Those were the words used by the Supreme Court.

Jun 27, 2017

RT @AP: BREAKING: Lacking votes, Senate GOP leaders abruptly delay vote on health care bill until after July 4th recess.

Jun 26, 2017

RT @vmsalama: It appears policy advisers at State were not briefed on WH Syria statement. Spoke to one senior official tonight who heard the news from me.

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