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A multilingual Iranian-born journalist, Jasmin Ramsey is the editor and manager of the popular US Mideast policy site, LobeLog, and the Washington correspondent for the international news wire service, IPS News.

Under her leadership LobeLog was named an essential stop for coverage of Iran by several prominent news outlets including the Economist. Ramsey was also recognized as one of the Guardian’s top ten Twitter accounts to follow on Iran in 2014.

Ramsey has conducted journalistic research in Iran and reported from Turkey. Her work has taken her to diplomatic hotspots including Geneva where she covered the intensive negotiations between Iran and world powers that led to last year’s historic nuclear accord.

Ramsey writes for print and online publications. Her commentary has been featured online at CNN, TIME, and the New York Times, and she has been interviewed by international news outlets including BBC World, France24, and the CBC for her Iran reportage. She can be contacted by email.

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