A. Z. Mohamed, born in Cairo, is a U.S. and Middle East-based news and research analyst. His areas of interest are radical and moderate Islam, jihadism and terrorism, deradicalization, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Middle East, Islam and Muslims in U.S. and Europe. He has a degree and training in psychology and human resource counseling. For work and other obligations, he began to get his writings published only in 2017.