Journalist in Cairo. Bylines @independent @Newsweek @ForeignPolicy and others, now mostly @guardian. Previously a @columbiajourn Stabile Fellow. PGP 0x000C3381

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Ruth Michaelson is an investigative journalist and conflict reporter. Her work is primarily concerned with the movements of people, money and weapons throughout the Middle East, in particular looking at the after-effects of the Arab Uprisings of 2011 and the changing role of women.

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Nov 21, 2017

A picture that says more than 1000 words - many of them about how Russia drastically altered the fate of Syria’s civil war.

Nov 21, 2017

According to Russian state TV, Assad flew to Sochi yesterday to hold bilateral talks with Putin 

Nov 21, 2017

RT @GebeilyM: #BREAKING: Putin says he will talk to Trump following Assad meeting - via @AFP

Nov 20, 2017

The family of Laura Plummer, a British citizen detained in Egypt on charges of drug smuggling have apologised, in the hope she might be freed. My piece for the @guardian

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