Karim Zidan

Karim Zidan was born and raised in Cairo, Egypt. He studied political science and economics before shifting his focus to journalism. He is an associate editor for SBNation’s BloodyElbow, and a columnist for SportsonEarth. His focus is on the socio-economic and political aspects of sports. Follow him @ZidanSports.

Return of Football to Aleppo Highlights Regime’s Political Theatrics

17 May 2017
It became evidently clear that this was the latest example of Bashar al-Asad using sports as a tool to exert political influence.

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