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Najah Al-Otaibi

Najah Al-Otaibi


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Najah is a Fellow for the Centre for the Response to Radicalisation and Terrorism

Najah is an experienced analyst focussing on geopolitics, public policy in the Middle East with a particular speciality in counter-extremism policy and research. Najah was among the winners of the “Every Human Has Rights” media awards and has an extensive track record in writing for international and Arab media including Al-Arabiya.

Whilst completing her PhD, Najah has worked as a researcher for the Tony Blair Foundation, and the Centre on Religion and Geopolitics.

She can be followed on Twitter @najahalosaimi

Examples of work:

How do you solve a problem like Al Jazeera?, Al-Arabiya

Najah Al-Otaibi discussing the lifting of Saudi Arabia’s driving ban, BBC World

Saudi’s Approach to Counter-Extremism: Can the Country Afford to Continue Neglect Women’s Rights?, Al-Hayat

Najah Al-Otaibi discussing the lifting of Saudi Arabia’s ban on women drivers, Channel 5

“Saudi women have reason to hope”, BBC World

Najah Al-Otaibi’s interview on Saudi culture, CNN

See all of Najah Alotaibi's work