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Octavia Nasr Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Net Worth

Octavia Nasr Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Net Worth, Octavia Nasr (Arabic: اوكتافيا نصر‎) a Lebanese-American journalist, CNN’s Senior Editor of Mideast affairs, she also covers Middle Eastern affairs. For over 20 years she has been Senior editor, in 2010 she got fired from CNN due cleric Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah related tweet.

 

Octavia Nasr Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Net Worth

Octavia Nasr
Octavia Nasr Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Net Worth
BornMarch 13, 1966(age 53)

Beirut, Lebanon
Occupationjournalist

 

Nasr was born March 13, 1966(age 53) and raised in Lebanon in a Christian family originally from Palestine.

Nasr covered major stories For more than 20 years involving the Middle East, she has been  an on-air and off-air expert for CNN. She started just after Saddam Hussein’s invasion of Kuwait,  she coordinated network coverage of the Gulf War as part of CNN’s international assignment desk.

 

Controversy Comments

Following the death of Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah on July 4, 2010, Nasr tweeted on the same day that she was, “Sad to hear of the passing of Sayyed Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah.. One of Hezbollah’s giants I respect a lot…”

Nasr was criticized for this perceived show of sympathy and support for Hezbollah amid claims that her stated position was incompatible with her role at CNN as editor of news on the Middle East.

In response to reactions to her comment, Nasr wrote on July 6 an explanation of what she meant with her tweet.

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