Liz Sly



Education: Cambridge University, BA and MA in history

Liz Sly is a correspondent-at-large covering global affairs. She joined The Post in 2010 as Baghdad bureau chief, then in 2011 moved to Beirut to focus on Syria and the region. Before that, she covered Iraq for the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune. She has spent nearly three decades as a foreign correspondent, based in the Middle East, Africa, China, South Asia and Europe. She began her career with Lebanon's Daily Star newspaper in Beirut in the 1980s.
Latest from Liz Sly

In Ukraine’s capital, Putin’s attacks don’t dim the resolve to fight Russia

Many Kyiv residents say they would rather endure Russian missiles than make concessions.

December 1, 2022

Ukraine confronts tougher fight in push to extend battlefield wins

Ukrainian forces have impressed the world with their counteroffensive, but both sides are gearing up to continue the fight well into next year.

November 19, 2022

Ukraine live briefing: Kyiv braces for emergency blackouts; Ukraine says missile parts could have entered Poland amid chaos

The Swedish investigation also found “traces of explosives on several of the foreign objects that were found” at the site of the blasts.

November 18, 2022

Ukraine says missile parts that landed in Poland may have been Ukrainian

The air battle near the Polish border this week included dozens of missiles flying through the air in a matter of minutes, Ukraine's air force spokesman said.

November 18, 2022

Two dead in Poland as Ukraine war spills into NATO territory

The Polish government said a Russian-made missile fell into the village of Przewodów, about five miles from the Ukrainian border.

November 15, 2022

Ukraine rejoices as Russia retreats from key southern city of Kherson

Ukraine announced Friday that its troops were spreading out in the southern city of Kherson soon after Russia said its forces had finished withdrawing.

November 11, 2022

Russian retreat from Kherson city sets stage for more hard combat

Ukraine's advance in the south has Moscow's forces on the run. But Russian fortifications and the Dnieper River will slow a push on Crimea.

November 10, 2022

‘Well over’ 100,000 Russian troops killed or wounded in Ukraine, U.S. says

Gen. Mark A. Milley’s figure is a sharp increase from the Pentagon’s August estimate of 70,000 to 80,000 Russian casualties.

November 10, 2022

Russia orders exit from Kherson city, giving up key regional capital

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu ordered Russia's troops to withdraw to the east side of the Dnieper River in a major setback for Putin's war in Ukraine

November 9, 2022

Ukraine live briefing: G-7 to offer infrastructure help to Ukraine; Putin tells Kherson residents to flee

Putin urges residents to evacuate from Kherson while G-7 foreign ministers agree to help repair Ukraine's critical infrastructure, including energy and water.

November 4, 2022