Paul Raymond is an editor for Agence France-Presse, based in Cyprus and covering the Middle East and North Africa. He reported on the Syrian uprising for McClatchy Newspapers before working in Turkey, Morocco, and the UK for The Economist, Al Jazeera, the BBC World Service and others. As a 2015 Fellow of the International Reporting Project, he reported from Mali for Foreign Policy and The Guardian with Jack Watling. Their Guardian Long Read was nominated for a European Press Prize in 2016. Paul speaks fluent Arabic and French.
Paul Raymond was selected for the 2016 European Press Prize shortlist with ’The Struggle for Mali’