Iona Craig is an award-winning British-Irish independent journalist. She was previously based in Sanaa from 2010 to 2015 as Yemen correspondent for the Times of London. Her work has appeared in more than 20 publications worldwide and her footage and pictures have been used by television channels across the globe. She has also done regular radio reporting for the BBC and Irish broadcaster RTÉ. Iona has won numerous awards for her work, including the 2016 Orwell Prize for journalism, the U.K.’s most prestigious honor for political writing, and the 2014 Martha Gellhorn Prize, Britain’s leading investigative journalism award, for her reporting on America’s covert war in Yemen. Her investigation for The Intercept of a Navy SEAL raid in a remote Yemeni village won the 2018 George Polk Award for foreign reporting. She has also reported from Turkey, Lebanon, Washington, D.C., and the Palestinian territories.
Drone WarsU.S.-Backed Saudi Airstrike on Family With Nine Children Shows “Clear Violations” of the Laws of War
Members of the Saudi-led coalition are ignoring their own procedures aimed at minimizing civilian casualties in Yemen, a U.S. intelligence report says.
Making a KillingUAE Says It Can’t Control Yemeni Forces — Even as It Hands Them Bags of Cash
The U.N. estimates 340,000 people will likely be displaced if fighting reaches the port city of Hodeidah, a key entry point for humanitarian aid.
After Viewing Secret Evidence, U.K. Court Rules Arms Sales to Saudis Lawful
Senior judges have ruled the British government’s weapons sales to Saudi Arabia can continue despite the Arab kingdom’s bombing campaign in Yemen.
Villagers Say Yemeni Child Was Shot as He Tried to Flee Navy SEAL Raid
Eyewitnesses said that five innocent people were killed and homes and livestock were destroyed when U.S. forces attacked alleged Al Qaeda militants this week.