Ali Hashem

Columnist, Broadcaster, and Head of AlMayadeen online

Ali Hashem is a journalist with a focus on Iran and Shiite political Islam. He is the editor in chief of, former Tehran bureau chief for the Al Mayadeen news network, and a former reporter for Al Jazeera and the BBC. Ali writes extensively for Al-Monitor and Al Mayadeen and his articles have appeared in The Guardian, The Sunday Times, the Huffington Post, Abu Dhabi's The National, Beirut's Assafir, and Tokyo's Facta, among others.