@washingtonpost correspondent in Istanbul, writing mostly on Iran but also covering Turkey, Iraq, Afghanistan, more. Signal: +1 202 815 8397

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Biography

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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House Republicans' answer to Corker-Cardin on Iran includes sanctions snapback "if they take any action "related to ballistic missiles designed to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons, including launches using ballistic missile technology."  https://www.axios.com/exclusive-the-house-republican-plan-to-fix-the-iran-deal-1516237483-2412da9a-3a25-4921-9281-0c219f2e3b55.html 
RT @agearan: 2 years ago today WaPo reporter Jason Rezaian was released from an unjust 18-month imprisonment in Iran. His return… https://t.co/c3Sb5BU9x6
RT @TheBigPharaoh: The media activism collective @mosireen posted their entire archive online. 858 hours of videos of the Egyptian rev… https://t.co/mAQb2zkXEX
Lebanon bans new film ‘The Post,’ citing Spielberg’s ties to Israel  http://wapo.st/2DcEbJV 
RT @msrmichaelson: Anwar Sadat, the nephew of Egypt's former leader, announces he won't run for president this year, but suggests he could…
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Awards

Society of American Business Editors and Writers

2012 - Best in Business Digital Feature
Superb writing, a strong video and an excellent slideshow, all neatly packaged with a graphic header, made this series a clear and classy stand-out. The choice of topic and angle also made this our top choice. We read so little about that part of the world, yet it is incredibly relevant to so much of politics and economics. This story was different from the usual coverage of the region and the presentation and writing allowed us to see the implications for the global economy. Water is the one thing none of us can do without. Stunning.