Layelle Saad is a Lebanese-American journalist with a Masters Degree in Middle East studies from George Washington University. She has been GCC/Middle East Editor at Gulf News since 2008 and previously worked in broadcast news since 2004. You can follow her on Twitter at @LayelleSaad
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