Martin Jay is an Associate Editor of Al Arab Publishing and has previously worked as a foreign correspondent in Beirut, Brussels and Nairobi in a career spanning over 30 years working for CNN, Euronews, CNBC, Sunday Times, DW, BBC and Reuters. In 2016 he won the UN's highest press award for foreign reporting for his work on Syrian refugees in Lebanon, where he was also the founding editor of Annahar English and regularly appeared on TV commenting on the events of the region for RT, DW TRT and on occasion Al Jazeera. He currently lives in Morocco where he is the correspondent for the Daily Mail. Follow him on Twitter: @MartinRJay.
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