Recently, he's been closely following the so-called "Arab spring," during which human rights and political activists frequently clashed with government forces in their quest for democracy.
In 2011, he led the network's coverage of the uprising against Egyptian President Mubarak and the unrest in the Middle East. He was the first western journalist to enter eastern Libya after the start of the revolution.
Mr Wedeman is speaking at the Abraham Forum, St John's Church, Maadi, Cairo, on "Reflections on the Current Middle East" on Thursday 22nd March.
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The photo of Ben Wedeman was taken after my presentation on Christian Zionism at the Abraham Forum last night.