Kourosh Ziabari is an award-winning Iranian journalist and reporter. He is studying MA International Multimedia Journalism at the University of Kent's Centre For Journlaism on a Chevening Award by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. He has won three prizes in Iran’s National Press Festival. In August 2015, he was named the recipient of the Senior Journalists Seminar Fellowship by the Hawaii-based East-West Center. In June 2015, he was selected by Deutsche Welle and European Youth Press to be part of a team of 16 young reporters and journos from different countries covering the Global Media Forum 2015 in Bonn, Germany. Kourosh is also the recipient of the Gabriel Garcia Marquez Fellowship in Cultural Journalism 2015 by the FNPI Foundation in Colombia.

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The Finesse of ‘A Canterbury Tale’: A Personal and Professional Account by the Treasurer of the Rochester Film Society

  • Political Tensions Mean Sanctions; Sanctions Mean Suffering

  • On Iran Diplomacy: Q&A with Amb. Peter Jenkins

  • The Big Discovery: Finding a Mosque in the Middle of Nowhere

  • Iranians Voted for Engagement Twice: Now It’s the West’s Turn

  • Refugees and the Moral Responsibility: Interview with Serena Parekh

  • Iran and Britain: A New Chapter

  • The Saudis, International Law and Yemen: Q&A with Binoy Kampmark

  • Donald Trump, Muslims and the Constitution: Q&A with Tayyib Rashid

  • A Blame Game: The Worst Thing Iran and Saudi Arabia Can Instigate

  • Mr. Trump! We Are Muslims, Not Monsters

  • Holding 1.6 Billion Muslims Accountable for Daesh: Conversation with Tasnim Nazeer

  • Nukes, the UN and the World Bank: Interview with Muqtedar Khan

  • ISIS, Islam, and Islamophobia: Interview with Caner Dagli

  • Legality of Obama’s Drone Policy: A Conversation with Prof. Mary Ellen O’Connell

  • Q&A with Vijay Prashad on the Islamic State

  • Conversation with Massimo Bray, Italy’s Former Culture Minister

  • Ahmadinejad is Gone, and so is Ahmadinejadism!

  • Nowruz, a Harbinger of Cultural Diplomacy

  • Tackling UN Hypocrisy on Human Rights

  • A View from Tehran, Iran’s Nuclear Program

  • Explaining Iran’s Nowruz

  • Despite its Iran Stance, Nobel Prize for the EU

  • Tehran’s NAM Summit

  • When the 2012 London Olympics made Iran Proud

  • Ordinary Iranians: The Silent Victims of the Iran Sanctions

  • Self-Immolations Speak of Israel’s Economic Pains

  • Ethnic Strife in Burma: A History of Violence