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Iman Ayyad

Iman Ayyad

Sector : Media, Journalists

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: United States
  • Gender: Female
  • Born in: 1971
  • Age: 51
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Iman Ayyad (May 29, 1971 -); A Palestinian-American journalist, born in Kuwait, originally from the town of Beit Sahour in southern Jerusalem.


She currently works for Al-Jazeera, where she joined in 1999 as a major news anchor and presenter for programs such as “Between the Lines”, “Al-Jazeera Minbar”, “Special Liqa” and “Liqa’ Al-Youm”.


Upbringing and career

Her mother, Karima Ayyad, worked as a media person and gave interviews to Anthony Quinn, Faten Hamama, and the wife of former Indonesian President Suharto. Before joining Al-Jazeera in 1998, she worked as a broadcaster and reporter for other channels. She also worked for the Arab American Network Television from Washington. She obtained a BA in political science.


her personal life

She is married and has two sons in the United States of America, formerly known as "Iman Banora". She has been absent from Al Jazeera screen since mid-2011 due to cancer, and her treatment journey in the United States lasted for two and a half years until she returned to appear on the channel.




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