Joyce Karam

Joyce Karam has been working as the Washington Correspondent for Al Hayat newspaper since spring of 2004. Al Hayat is the leading and most widely read Arabic daily based in London. Prior to joining Al Hayat, Ms. Karam worked as a journalist at Assafir and Annahar newspapers in Beirut, mostly covering the postwar situation in Lebanon. In 2002, Ms. Karam worked as an editor at the United Nations public affairs offices in Beirut.. Ms. Karam holds a Masters in International Peace and Conflict Resolution and a Bachelors degree in Journalism.

Palestine: Statehood or not?

September 21, 2011

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ decision to seek a vote on state membership at the United Nations’ Security Council (UNSC) comes on the heels of increasing disillusion with the peace process amongst Palestinians, as well as a changing regional dynamic that does not favor Israel. Political Boost Mr. Abbas is planning...