Tim Llewellyn is a well-known British freelance writer and broadcaster on Middle Eastern affairs.
For many years, Llewellyn was the BBC’s Middle East correspondent. He was based in Beirut, from 1976 to 1980, and in Nicosia, from 1987 to 1992 and has covered all the major stories in the Middle East in the past quarter-century. This includes the Palestinian question, the Iran-Iraq war, the Iranian Revolution, the Gulf War, the Lebanese Civil War and both Israeli invasions of Lebanon. He is also an executive board member of the Council for the Advancement of Arab-British Understanding (CAABU) and of the Arab British Centre, in London.
Llewellyn is the author of Publish It Not: The Middle East Cover-Up (Signal Books Ltd 2006), and Spirit of the Phoenix: Beirut and the Story of Lebanon (IB Tauris 2010).