Khalid Albaih – Sudanese
I saw this 2015 video interview (6:32) on http://www.jadaliyya.com, one of the news services I follow. This is a guest post on Jadaliyya by Samar Media (http://samarmedia.tv/). The interview is in Arabic with English subtitles. The video played fine on the Jadaliyya page, on YouTube but for some reason would not play on the Samar.tv page.
This is his favourite cartoon – SUDAN needs A HUG.
This interview led me to two other Samar Media interviews of cartoonists.
Nadia Khiari – Tunisian
This 2014 video interview (9:01) by Samar Media is in French with English subtitles. Nadia Khiari draws a cat, Willis from Tunis, who comments on current events. She is also a teacher at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Tunis.
Ali Ferzat – Syrian
Samar Media also produced this 2012 video interview (10:55) of Ali Ferzat. The interview is in Arabic with English subtitles. His first cartoon published was when he was 12. In 2011 he had both of his hands broken because of his cartoons.
George Bahgoury – Egyptian
The last interview I found was produced in 2014. The cartoonist is George Bahgoury from Egypt. This interview (7:33) is in Arabic with English subtitles.