FT Middle East editor Roula Khalaf promoted to foreign editor

The Financial Times has appointed Roula Khalaf as foreign editor and assistant editor.

Khalaf has spent 13 years as the FT’s Middle East editor.

Editor Lionel Barber said:  “Roula has been an outstanding Middle East editor for more than a decade, overseeing the launch of the Middle East edition and leading our coverage of the Arab spring. She is admired among peers and colleagues worldwide for her work as a reporter, commentator and team leader, and will be crucial to the development of our award-winning foreign coverage in her new position.”

She joined the FT in 1995 as North Africa correspondent and previously worked for Forbes in New York.

 

 

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