Abdelsatar Hetieta is an Egyptian writer, journalist and television analyst covering events in the Middle East and North Africa. He worked as an editor in the London-based Al-Sharq al-Awsat newspaper and as a correspondent for Al-Majalla magazine from 2008–2019. Unless otherwise attributed, the images in this report are his own. Hetieta is a member of the Egyptian Journalists’ Syndicate and the Egyptian Writers’ Union. He has published several political books and novels, and dozens of long and short stories. He has visited areas of conflict in the Middle East and North Africa, and has written and reported from the front lines in the Horn of Africa, Yemen, Sudan, Libya, Morocco, the Gulf States and Iran.
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