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Layla Maghribi

Senior Correspondent


Layla joined The National in early 2021 during the UK’s third lockdown of the coronavirus pandemic. She returned to London after many years spent writing and producing features on the Middle East for media outlets such as CNN and Reuters. She speaks fluent Arabic, read European history and Italian at University College London, and has a post-graduate degree in Law. She has a special interest in social issues affecting Arab communities, particularly in relation to culture, immigration, and mental health.