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Nahlah Ayed


The host of CBC Radio’s Ideas, Nahlah Ayed is an award-winning veteran foreign news reporter who spent nearly a decade in the Middle East covering the region’s many conflicts and later in London where she covered major stories from Russia’s annexation of Crimea, Europe’s refugee crisis and the Brexit vote and its fallout. In 2012, her memoir, A Thousand Farewells: A Reporter’s Journey From Refugee Camp to the Arab Spring, was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award. Nahlah was born and raised (mostly) in Winnipeg, Canada. 

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Thousand Farewells: A Reporter's Journey From Refugee Camp To The Arab Spring