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The Current State of the Middle East

Wed., Oct. 5, 2016 11:30 a.m.

Location: University of Regina main campus, Education Building (room 623)

In 'The Current State of the Middle East', CBC News Middle East Bureau Chief Derek Stoffel will reflect on his work as a foreign correspondent and provide his perspective on the current conflict in the region.

Derek Stoffel is the Middle East correspondent for CBC News, based in Jerusalem. Stoffel has delivered stories to the Canadian audience from datelines across the region, from Beirut to Benghazi, Tehran to Tel Aviv. Stoffel has covered the effects of the Arab Spring uprisings in Tunisia, Libya, Egypt and beyond. Stoffel covered the last two conflicts between Israel and Palestinian militants from inside the Gaza Strip. In addition to filing stories from the Middle East, Stoffel has worked extensively in Europe and the United States, from the CBC's bureaus in London and Washington.

Stoffel was born in Regina, Saskatchewan and graduated with degrees in journalism and political science from the University of Regina.

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