Asharq Al-Awsat Newspaper
Mina Al Oraibi is Assistant Editor-in-Chief of Asharq Al-Awsat. She was previously the newspaper's Bureau Chief in Washington, DC. Her work includes a series of articles on the uprisings and their aftermath in the Middle East, the development of American military doctrine and high-profile interviews of personalities, including Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki. Al Oraibi often has assignments in the Middle East, Europe and the United States. Foreign Policy Magazine has named her as one of the top 100 Twitterati in foreign policy. Al Oraibi is a Member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on the Arab World. She was awarded a Distinction for her MA History Dissertation on the 1958 coup d'etat in Iraq from University College London, where she also completed a BA in History. In 2012, she participated in the Georgetown Leadership Seminar.