Los Angeles Times

Laura King

Writer

Laura King is the Cairo bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times. She started for The Times in Jerusalem in 2002 and moved to Istanbul four years later to take on a regional beat that included coverage of Pakistan and Afghanistan. In 2009, she moved to Kabul to report on the Afghan conflict full-time. Before joining The Times, Laura was a correspondent for the Associated Press in Washington, Tokyo and London. She is a graduate of UC-Davis and holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Oregon.

Recent Articles

  • Militants strike in France, Tunisia and Kuwait, killing as many as 60

    Militants strike in France, Tunisia and Kuwait, killing as many as 60

    Armed militants struck within hours of each other on three continents Friday, wielding bombs, firearms and a gruesome display of a decapitated head in a demonstration of the growing global reach of Islamist violence. The militant group Islamic State claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing...

  • At least 37 reported killed in attack on Tunisian beach

    At least 37 reported killed in attack on Tunisian beach

    A gunman disguised as a bather, with an automatic weapon concealed under a beach umbrella he carried, raked a seaside hotel’s shore and pool area with bullets on Friday, killing at least 37 people, many of them European visitors, and injuring dozens more, Tunisian officials said. It was the second...

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