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Nabila Ramdani

Nabila Ramdani is an award-winning French-Algerian journalist, columnist and broadcaster who specializes in French politics, Islamic affairs and the Arab world.
Twitter: @NabilaRamdani

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The Hague a more fitting destination for Netanyahu than Paris

Paris’ long-held reputation as a protest city would have been largely lost on Benjamin Netanyahu this week.

June 07, 2018

Pragmatic Macron wants to reform not lead the EU

This is the year when many expect Emmanuel Macron to move up from boy wonder to undisputed leader of Europe. The French president turned 40 in December and, during his state visit to China, observers certainly thought he looked ready for the challenge.

January 16, 2018

The rise and fall of Priti Patel

Ask former colleagues of Britain’s deposed Secretary of State for International Development Priti Patel what they really think of her and you can see why her ministerial career was so short lived.

November 10, 2017

Crass cliches about Arab Muslims are spreading hatred and fear across Britain

Ask a British person what an Arab looks like and descriptions are likely to fall somewhere between the enigmatic desert chieftain played by Omar Sharif in “Lawrence of Arabia” and the tawny, unshaven terrorist schemers in “Homeland.” Ignorance abounds and, at present, misimpressions tend to veer

September 30, 2017