Nour Samaha is a researcher, analyst and independent journalist based between Beirut and London. She is a former fellow in the Middle East and North Africa program at the European Council of Foreign Relations, where she focused her work on Syria, Lebanon and Israel-Palestine issues. As a journalist, she has covered the Middle Ease for over a decade, producing in-depth reports and investigative stories. She has reported from Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Gaza and the Gulf. Her work can be found in publications such as Al Monitor, The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, The Intercept and Politico.