Nafiseh Kohnavard

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Birthday
5, 1978
Birthplace
Iran
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
5, 1978 (age 41)
Birthplace
Iran

About

British-Iranian journalist who made a name for herself as a correspondent for BBC World Service and BBC Persian. She has covered major stories such as the Sinjar massacre and the conflict between the Islamic State and the Kurdish Peshmerga.

Before Fame

She studied at Shahid Beheshti University.

Trivia

She's earned a sizable fan base on Twitter where she shares her views with more than 110,000 followers.

Family Life

She's been based in Turkey, Lebanon, Iraq and the United Kingdom.

Associated With

She was removed from her job at the newspaper Hamshahri by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad after she was accused of being a spy.