Laura King

Writer

Laura King has been a Washington, D.C.-based global affairs correspondent since 2016. She was most recently the Los Angeles Times bureau chief in Cairo, and served previously as bureau chief in Kabul and Jerusalem. Before joining The Times, she was a correspondent for the Associated Press in Washington, Tokyo, Jerusalem and London, covering conflicts in the Balkans and the Mideast. King is a graduate of UC Davis and holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Oregon. She was a 1997 Nieman Fellow at Harvard and a fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University in 2013. In 2016, King was a co-recipient of an Overseas Press Club award for coverage of the Syrian refugee crisis.

Recent Articles

  • Former intelligence chiefs blast Trump over Russia comments

    Former intelligence chiefs blast Trump over Russia comments

    Two former senior intelligence officials Sunday offered an extraordinary critique of President Trump’s mode of dealing with foreign leaders, portraying the president as cowed by Russia’s Vladimir Putin and overly susceptible to flattery by rivals likely seeking to manipulate him. The broadsides...

  • Saudi Arabia says anti-corruption sweep has snared more than 200

    Saudi Arabia says anti-corruption sweep has snared more than 200

    Saudi Arabia officials say more than 200 people have been summoned for questioning as part of a burgeoning investigation encompassing up to $100 billion in corruption-related wrongdoing. A statement issued Thursday by the kingdom’s attorney general, Saud Mojeb, said a total of 208 individuals had...

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