Omar al-Jaffal

Iraqi journalist

Omar al-Jaffal is an Iraqi poet and journalist. He worked as a researcher on a project on local governance in Basra as part of the Conflict Research Programme (CRP) at the London School of Economics (LSE). He also works as a journalist for several Arabic and foreign outlets. He was awarded the Mostafa al-Hosseiny Prize in 2017 and was shortlisted for the Arab Journalism Award for Youth the same year.