Mina joined The National in June 2017 after six years of working for news outlets in London. From 2011 to 2016, she worked as a London reporter for Asharq Al Awsat. She has conducted several high-profile interviews, including with London Mayor Saddiq Khan. She graduated in International Politics from City University and received her master’s degree in Middle East Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. Mina was born in Baghdad, and raised in Amman and London.