Profile: David Pratt


Foreign Affairs Editor

I have been a foreign correspondent for over 20 years, specialising in conflict, humanitarian and security issues. An author and broadcaster, with a particular interest in the Arab and Islamic world, I have also previously worked for Reuters and the Institute for War and Peace Reporting.

Latest articles from David Pratt

David Pratt on The World: Just how much more pressure can Iranians take?
TOPSHOT - A member of the Afar Special Forces stands in front of the debris of a house in the outskirts of the village of Bisober, Tigray Region, Ethiopia, on December 09, 2020.Several houses in the village were damaged during the confrontations between
David Pratt on The World: Why the fight against African jihadis is in jeopardy
In this picture released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
A House Without Windows
Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko pose for a photo during their meeting in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP).
Myanmar military chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing inspects a major bridge near capital Naypyidaw along Yangon to Mandalay highway damaged by rampaging flood waters from Swar Chaung dam on August 29, 2018. - Swar Chaung dam's spillway structure,
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a statement following his meeting with US Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin, in Jerusalem, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. Picture: Emil Salman/Pool via AP
GAZA CITY, GAZA - MAY 13: A man walks over the rubble of a residential building in Gaza City, Gaza Strip, that was destroyed by an Israeli airstrike, on May 13, 2021 in Gaza City, Gaza. More than 65 people in Gaza and seven people in Israel have been
Israeli border police officers detain a Palestinian demonstrator during clashes with Palestinian protesters, in east Jerusalem, Friday, May 7. 2021. Palestinians protested over Israel's threatened eviction of dozens of Palestinians in the Sheikh