Paul Schemm is The Post’s overnight foreign editor based in Dubai. He joined the paper in 2016. He previously worked for the Associated Press as North Africa chief correspondent based in Morocco and, before that, in Cairo as part of the Middle East regional bureau. He also worked for Agence France-Presse and has contributed to the Christian Science Monitor, the Houston Chronicle, the Boston Globe and the Financial Times. He joined the post while in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from where he edited and contributed articles.