Bill Law


Bill Law is an award-winning journalist and appears as an analyst on Al Jazeera (Arabic and English), Sky News, Al Araby, Monocle and the BBC. He writes for outlets including Middle East Eye, Gulf State Analytics, Fair Observer, Gulf House and Middle East Monitor. He tweets @BillLaw49.  From 1995-2014 Bill worked at the BBC, reporting extensively from the Middle East from 2002 onwards. He has travelled across the region and in 2003 was one of the first journalists to cover the beginnings of the insurgency that engulfed Iraq. His documentary The Gulf: Armed & Dangerous which aired in late 2010 anticipated the revolutions that became the Arab Spring. He then covered the uprisings in Egypt, Libya and Bahrain. He has also reported from Afghanistan and Pakistan. Before leaving the BBC in April 2014, Mr Law was the corporation’s Gulf analyst. He now works as a freelance journalist focusing on the Gulf.

  • Interesting that the court system which is completely plugged up we are told was able to fast track a protester fro… https://t.co/I1KKCKT7jU

  • More excellent work from @renadmansour @CH_MENAP And here is his most recent @arabdigest podcast. Well worth a lis… https://t.co/Cp6fBKRg0A

  • RT @ASE: The Israeli regime is in Full Panic Mode over FARHA, a powerful, heart-opening film by @DarinSallam that dares to tell the story o…

  • RT @arabdigest: 💥Coming soon! 🎧Arab Digest editor William Law welcomes back Helen Lackner, a leading expert on 🇾🇪#Yemen to talk about her…

  • Amnesty: “Saudi Arabia has already carried out 148 executions this year. In March, the authorities put 81 people to… https://t.co/xvupqh82Bw

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