Ibrahim Moussawi was born in Baalbeck, Lebanon. He has an MA in Political Science and a PhD in Philosophy of Islamic Studies, and has worked as a journalist for As- Safir, Al Intiqad, Daily Star Lebanon and Al-Manar television. Currently, he is the Head of Media Relations for the Lebanese party, Hizbullah, and Associate Professor in Media, Sociology and History at the Lebanese University in Beirut. He regularly lectures at universities around the world, including Cambridge University, the London School of Economics and the School of Oriental and African Studies. He also frequently appears as a political analyst and commentator on international television channels such as CNN, the BBC, Sky News and Al Jazeera.