Rima Maktabi

Rima Maktabi
  • Senior Anchor and Roving Correspondent, Al Arabiya, United Arab Emirates

BA in Communication Arts and MA in International Affairs, Lebanese American University. Communication professional with over 10 years' experience in television. Formerly: Senior Anchor, Al Arabiya News Channel; covered major events in the Middle East from the field and studio, including the 2006 Israeli war in Lebanon and Lebanese army war with the Fath el Islam militia in Palestine; worked with CNN as anchor and reporter covering major stories across the Middle East, including Arab Spring revolutions; host of CNN's monthly show Inside the Middle East. Currently, Senior News Anchor and Roving Correspondent, Al Arabiya news channel, working on war-torn Syria and other hot spots in Middle East.