Alessandra Bajec is a journalist based in Cairo since 2013. From 2010 to 2011, she lived Palestine where she made her first steps as a freelance journalist. She has experience in writing for print, online media along with some radio experience. Her work has appeared in UN's IRIN, Russia Today's rt.com, TeleSUR English website, Al-Ahram Weekly, CounterPunch, European Journalism Centre’s magazine among others. Well-versed in languages: Italian/French bilingual, fluent English, good Spanish, beginner Arabic. She is moving on to visual journalism next, planning to produce videos soon. With a special interest in the Middle East, access to a range of contacts, available to travel in the region and beyond.
A couple of months after President Al-Sisi took power in Egypt, rural poor are looking out for promises to develop the agricultural sector and support country's farmers
Five years since NATO-led intervention, Libya has descended into a noticeably worse position amid political chaos and a growing extremist threat