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

  • Union Jack flies in Tehran as Britain reopens Iran embassy

    Union Jack flies in Tehran as Britain reopens Iran embassy

    With police sealing off the site for safety, Britain on Sunday reopened its embassy in the Iranian capital, raising the Union Jack for the first time since the landmark diplomatic compound was stormed in 2011 by Iranian hardliners. The reestablishment of a British diplomatic presence in Tehran...

  • Dozens killed amid airstrikes and fighting in key Yemeni city

    Dozens killed amid airstrikes and fighting in key Yemeni city

    Fierce fighting in the crossroads city of Taizz in Yemen killed dozens of people, officials and aid groups said Friday, with airstrikes by a Saudi-led military coalition and shelling by Houthi rebels blamed for deaths. A wave of airstrikes that began Thursday and continued Friday has killed more...

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