Farnaz Fassihi

Deputy Bureau Chief for the Middle East, Wall Street Journal

Farnaz Fassihi appears in the following:

Iran and the United Nations

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Both President Obama and Iranian President Rouhani spoke of seeking peace in their addresses to the U.N. General Assembly yesterday. Farnaz Fassihi, senior staff writer for The Wall Street Journal covering the Middle East, and Robin Wright, joint fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace and the Woodrow Wilson International Center, former diplomatic correspondent for The Washington Post and the author of Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World (Simon & Schuster, 2011), update the diplomatic situation with Iran

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Iranian Nuclear Scientist Killed

Friday, January 13, 2012

New York Times national security correspondent, Scott Shane, and senior staff writer for The Wall Street Journal covering the Middle East, Farnaz Fassihi, discuss the fallout from the killing of the Iranian nuclear scientist - and the global security implications. 

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Meals While Covering War

Friday, October 07, 2011

Journalist and editor of Eating Mud Crabs in Kandahar: Stories of Food During Wartime by the World's Leading Correspondents, Matthew McAllester, discusses his new book of stories told by war correspondents about the importance of meals while covering conflict. Contributor to McAllester's book, senior staff writer for the Wall Street Journal covering the Middle East and author of Waiting for an Ordinary Day:The Unraveling of Life in Iraq, Farnaz Fassihi, joins the discussion. 

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Protests in Iran

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Wall Street Journal deputy bureau chief for the Middle East and Africa Farnaz Fassihi talks about the protests in Iran. And, freelance journalist and blogger Cyrus Farivar, discusses the continued role of social media in those protests.

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The "Day of Mourning" Protests in Iran

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Protesters are beginning to gather in Tehran for the "Day of Mourning" called for by opposition candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi. The planned sit-in is meant to memorialize those killed ...


Inauguration Day

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

The Brian Lehrer Show’s special coverage of the presidential inauguration includes:

From Washington, DC: WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein and Siddhartha Mitter; plus The TakeAway’s Femi Oke; and Todd Zwillich of Capitol News Connection;

From New York City: WNYC’s Beth Fertig, Bob Hennelly, Arun Venugopal, Terrance McKnight, and Allison ...

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Daily Life in Iraq

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Farnaz Fassihi, deputy bureau chief for the Middle East and Africa for the Wall Street Journal, and the author of Waiting for an Ordinary Day: The Unraveling of Life in Iraq, talks about the disruptions to daily life for ordinary Iraqis.

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What Would Orwell Think ?

Monday, November 05, 2007

Global financier and philanthropist George Soros joins Patricia Williams, professor of law at Columbia University, and Farnaz Fassihi, senior Middle East correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, to discuss what George Orwell would think about the state of political discourse in 2007.

What Orwell Didn't Know: Propaganda and ...

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