@washingtonpost correspondent in Istanbul, newly covering Iran but also writing about Turkey, Iraq, Afghanistan, more. Recovering resident of Cairo.

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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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Nov 18, 2017

Lebanon’s embattled premier says he will return to Lebanon, but confirms resignation  http://wapo.st/2hAMBgZ 

Nov 18, 2017

Lebanon’s embattled premier meets Macron in Paris, capping a mysterious and extended stay in Saudi Arabia following his abrupt resignation earlier this month https://t.co/IN0J5HdFVy

Nov 18, 2017

RT @GebeilyM: @AFP Hariri will be back in #Beirut from #Paris just in time to celebrate 74th anniversary of end of #France's mand…

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