Ian Birrell

Ian Birrell

Ian Birrell is a British columnist, foreign correspondent, and contributing editor at the Mail on Sunday. His writing has been published in numerous media outlets, including The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and The Financial Times. Birrell has reported from Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, Somalia, Swaziland, Syria, and Zimbabwe, among many other countries. He served as deputy editor-in-chief of the The Independent for 12 years and has held senior executive positions at several other newspapers. In 2014, the London Press Club awarded the prestigious Edgar Wallace Award to Birrell. He is also the co-founder of Africa Express, which promotes African music and unites musicians from around the world.

Tweets by Ian Birrell

  • Interesting article from Tony Blair on how Labour should fight the election on Brexit https://t.co/zFlOgZ2jdtMon Apr 24, 4:45pm
  • Tories may win big but are they sowing seeds for decay? My @theipaper column on looming realignment on left & right… https://t.co/sL4WIehmNRMon Apr 24, 12:55pm
  • Unbelievable: the UN has elected Saudi Arabia to 4-year term on its Commission on the Status of Women https://t.co/8uX2Nth3vQMon Apr 24, 6:03am

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