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Anchal Vohra Middle East Correspondent, Reporter, Writer, Journalist, Analyst, Field reporter

Anchal Vohra

TV Correspondent, Writer - Middle East and South Asia

Current Position: 
Freelance TV Correspondent, Al Jazeera English 
Writer, Foreign Policy
Contributor, The Times 

The Atlantic, The New Statesman, Berlin Policy Journal, Deutsche Welle, Hindustan Times 

Previous positions: 
TV Correspondent, Syria and Lebanon: Deutsche Welle English 
Foreign Affairs Editor and Presenter: CNN- IBN, India
Chief Diplomatic Correspondent & Presenter: NDTV 
Middle East Bureau Chief: WION 

Other Roles: 
Middle East Fellow, Observer Research Foundation
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation [SAARC] 
Volunteer: UNDP 

Invited as a speaker at the BRICS forum in Moscow.

Invited to China by The Global Times to speak on combatting terrorism. 


Fluent: English, Hindi,
Proficient in Arabic 

Basic German

Jazz dancer 
Voracious reader 
Hostile Environment and First Aid Training (HEFAT) 

Big Interviews: 

Adviser to Bashar al-Assad, Dr Bouthana Shabban 

The 14th Dalai Lama
Afghanistan’s President, Ashraf Ghani

Pakistan’s President, General Pervez Musharraf 

Prime Minister of Nepal, Baburam Bhattarai 

CEO of Afghanistan, Dr Abdullah Abdullah 

President of the Maldives, Mohamad Nasheed 

Defense and Foreign ministers of several countries.

Recent Exclusives: 

- It is Syrians vs Syrians in Libya 

Returnees from Germany tortured, disappeared in Syria. The story was raised in the German parliament.

- Exposed Indian government’s lies on 39 Indians abducted by ISIS. The story was discussed in the Indian parliament for a month. 

Reported from over 25 countries in the Middle East and South Asia. 

- The fall of ISIS- Mosul, Iraq

- The battle for Kirkuk- Kirkuk, Iraq

- Lebanon’s protests- Beirut, Lebanon

 - Inside Syria- Homs, Aleppo, and Damascus, Syria

 - The referendum in Turkey, Istanbul

 - Discrimination against Syrian refugees in Germany, Berlin

 - Dec 31st attack in Istanbul- Turkey

 - U.S elections in 2016, New York

 - Reportage from Iran after the nuclear deal was signed- Tehran, Iran

 - Exclusive reports from Afghanistan over the years- Several, Afghanistan

 - Children radicalized in Madrassas against the west- Lahore, Pakistan

 - Exclusive: Evidence of war crimes committed by the Sri Lankan government against Tamils- Jaffna, Sri Lanka

 - Anti-Corruption campaign in India- Delhi

 - Exclusive reportage from Burma whilst Aung San Suu Kyi was under house arrest and after she had been released- Yangon, Myanmar