Alex Rowell joined NOW in Beirut as a reporter and blogger in February 2012. A British citizen, he was raised in Dubai and studied economics in London.
April 16, 2015
Reports of coming Saudi air strikes in Syria combined with Turkish troops leave some skeptical, though a leading Saudi analyst says they have substance.
March 28, 2015
Could Saudi’s surprise intervention in Yemen be replicated in other conflict zones, like Syria? Analysts tell NOW it’s not likely.
March 19, 2015
The abrupt closure of a pro-Hezbollah newspaper has returned attention to the Party of God’s – and Iran’s – economic woes
March 9, 2015
Does ISIS have any idea how much drinking went on in their beloved Abbasid caliphate?
March 5, 2015
NOW visits Bhannin, where a Lebanese soldier was shot dead Tuesday, and where walls bear ISIS graffiti and “martyrdom” posters.
March 2, 2015
Suleiman Shah tomb relocation doesn’t solve Ankara’s remaining security fears — nor its political disagreements with Washington.
February 20, 2015
NOW speaks to Baraa Abd al-Rahman, organizer of and participant in a now-famous demonstration likening Syrian regime airstrikes to ISIS executions.
February 18, 2015
With international aid workers increasingly unable to work in Syria, it falls to local paramedics to carry out “mission impossible.”
February 12, 2015
An interview with NOW columnist Michael Weiss and Syrian analyst Hassan Hassan, who have just co-written a book on ISIS.
February 9, 2015
The controversial Future Movement MP’s latest remarks have sparked calls for his dismissal by his own nominal allies
also writes in Arabic
حول احتمالات تدخّل سعودي- تركي في سوريا
هل تنفجر "عاصفة الحزم" في أماكن أخرى؟
حيث يمكن لـ"داعش" أن تتجوّل
تركيا الحذرة من قتال داعش
"قفص الموت" في دوما
في مواجهة البراميل المتفجّرة
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