Shuaib was born in Yemen’s famously beautiful Ibb province to conservative but forward-looking parents. Under the advice of his father, Shuaib moved to Sana’a in 2004 to study English and pursue a career in journalism.

After spending a few years freelancing for Yemeni publications, Shuaib joined the Yemen Observer in 2008 and was made editor-in-chief of the newspaper in January of 2012.

As a freelancer, Shuaib’s works has appeared in several publications including the New York Times, Foreign Policy, the Los Angeles Times, The Daily Beast, the¬†Independent, BuzzFeed, and Inter Press Service. Shuaib has also appeared on the BBC World Service and YLE radio and television.


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  1. Carol Klinger says:

    Hi, Shuaib–Are you available for an interview on NPR tonight? If so, please email me the best number for reaching you.

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