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Timour Azhari

Deputy Bureau Chief



Timour Azhari is the Beirut-based Reuters deputy bureau chief covering Lebanon, Syria and Jordan. His recent work has focused on Lebanon's financial collapse, which is among the worst in modern times, and the fallout from the Beirut port explosion, as well as the ongoing war in Syria. He has led on a series of exclusive and initiative stories delving into the causes of Lebanon's financial crisis, talks for a new IMF deal and international investigations into the country's corruption-probe plagued central bank governor. Azhari is particularly interested in coverage related to diplomacy, governance and accountability.

Baidoa, Somalia

Makeshift, temporary shelter made of plastic and clothing at a refugee center in Baidoa, Somalia.