Most Influential Pan-Arab TV Presenters of 2021

Fadila Souissi

Fadila Souissi
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Updated 07 October 2021

Fadila Souissi

Fadila Souissi

Current occupation: Host of Sky News Arabia’s ‘Al-Souaal Al-Saab’ (السؤال الصعب)

Former employers: Abu Dhabi TV

Nationality: Algerian

Fadila Souissi is an Algerian TV presenter and news anchor with Sky News Arabia and the host of the show ‘Al-Souaal Al-Saab’ (السؤال الصعب). Souissi began her media career in 1997 with Abu Dhabi TV before joining Sky News Arabia after their launch in 2012.

Souissi is one of the most prominent media figures in the Arab world given her journalistic experience, exceptional skills in managing dialogues and her unique style of asking short and direct questions during interviews.

During her long career, Souissi moderated various interviews with prominent political, cultural, religious, artistic, and public opinion figures. Her unique style of interviewing challenging guests led Sky News Arabia to anoint her as the presenter of its show ‘Al-Souaal Al-Saab’ (السؤال الصعب).

Souissi has interviewed a number of prominent figures in the world, including Saudi Prince Turki bin Faisal Al-Saud, former CIA Director David Petraeus, former British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, Armenian President Armen Sargsyan, and Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry.

As an anchor on her show, Souissi hosts controversial political, social, cultural, artistic or sports figures, and confronts them with questions and allegations to obtain concise and transparent responses.