Khaled Diab



SONY DSCKhaled Diab is an award-winning freelance journalist, blogger and writer who is currently based in Jerusalem. He writes for leading publications in Europe, the Middle East and the United States and blogs mainly at Khaled also gives talks and is regularly interviewed by the print and audiovisual media.

Khaled is the author of Intimate Enemies, a book of the people which explores the under-appreciated human dimension of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The e-book was released by the Guardian in October 2014.

In 2014, the Anna Lindh Foundation awarded Khaled its Mediterranean Journalist Award in the press category. This website, The Chronikler, won the 2012 Best of the Blogs (BOBs) for the best English-language blog.

In addition, Khaled works as a communications consultant to intergovernmental organisations, such as the EU and the UN, as well as civil society.

Khaled lives with his beautiful and brilliant wife, Katleen, who works in humanitarian aid. The foursome is completed by the minis: Iskander, their playful, smart, charming, sociable and adorable son, and Kuku, the blue-eyed and wise Siamese cat.

Egyptian by birth, Khaled’s life has been divided between the Middle East and Europe. He grew up in Egypt and the UK, and has lived in Belgium for over a 15 years. He holds dual Egyptian-Belgian nationality.

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Twitter: @DiabolicalIdea