Marwan Bishara Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 03 Aug, 2018
Facts of Marwan Bishara
Date of Birth: 1969
Birth Nation: Palestine
Name Marwan Bishara
Birth Name Marwan Bishara
Nationality Palestinian
Birth Place/City Nazareth, Palestine
Ethnicity Arabic descent
Profession political analyst
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Face Color Black
Education Nazareth Baptist school
Siblings Azmi Bishara, Rawia Bishara
Books Palestine/Israel: Peace or Apartheid,The Invisible Arab. Nation Books/Perseus
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Marwa Bishara is the Israeli senior political analyst of Al Jazeera English where he works as an editor and host of the series, Empire where he examines the global agendas and goals. He is also a writer.    

Early Life And Education Of Marwan Bishara

Marwana was born in 1969 in Nazareth, Israel to a school teacher mother and a health inspector father. His parents raised him with his brothers, Azmi Bishara and Rawia Bishara. Azmi is an Arab public intellectual and a political philosopher whereas Rawia is a well-known chef and a restaurateur. 

In an interview, he told about his early age:

''Growing up in Nazareth, an Arab in a Jewish state, a secular Christian in a traditional Muslim society, a leftist in a Baptist school, I learned firsthand how managing ideological, religious and national differences helps us evolve peacefully. Succumbing to them generates fundamentalism and antagonism. Applying brute force to overcome them-as Israel, my country, has done to my people, the Palestinian Arabs-fails utterly.''

Bishara attended Nazareth Baptist School along with his brother Azmi.

Marwan Bishara's Professional Bio And Net Worth

Initially, Marwan Bishara worked as a lecturer in International Relations at the American University of Paris and the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales.     

In 2004, Bishara served as a political analyst for Abu Dhabi Television. As of 2018, he is working as a senior political analyst for Al Zeera where he hosts the series, Empire which examines global powers and global agendas.

Moreover, Bishara also wrote several articles and books. His writings are published in several well-known newspapers like The New York Times, The Nation, The Guardians, and Le Monde among others.

He published a book in 2001 by Zed Books called, ''Palestine/ Israel: Peace or Apartheid'' costs  $4.99 in Hardcover and $5.93 in Paperback. He also published another book in 2013 called, ''The Invisible Arab: The Promise and Peril of the Arab Revolutions'' worth $19.76 in Kindle and $10.18 Paperback. His 2013's book is all about the uprising in the Arab world. 

The Huffington Post wrote about his book,

''The Invisible Arab is an insightful and absorbing read for inquiring minds.''

Later, the Publishers Weekly also added,

''Bishara…provides a compelling and spirited history of the modern Arab nation, from colonial liberation to the recent revolutions….Fast-paced, impassioned, and eloquent.''

Besides, Bishara earns a good amount from his career. As of 2018, he has an estimated net worth of $1 million. As per some online sources, a political analyst averagely earns a salary that ranges from $70k to $134k.

He is also involved in several charitable works. He serves on the Broad of Trustees of a UK-based charity, The Galilee Foundation that helps to promote development and equality of the Palestinian indigenous community of Israel.

Marwan Bishara's Personal Life

Marwan Bishara is confidential when it comes to his relationships and love life. Bishara prefers to hide his personal life far from the limelight. His fans speculated that he is married. He, however, has not confirmed anything about having wife and children. 


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