Roya Hammad

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Roya Hammad
Name: Roya Hammad
Status: Alive
Date of birth: 1975
Nationality: Palestinian
Affiliation: Abu Nazir
Profession: Reporter
Sibling(s): Five siblings
Played by: Zuleikha Robinson
Seasons: 2
First episode: "The Smile"

Roya Hammad (born 1975) is a journalist sympathetic towards Abu Nazir. Educated at Marlborough College in England, she acts as a go-between for Sergeant turned Congressman Nick Brody and Abu Nazir.


Roya was born in the West Bank, Palestine to a wealthy businessman. She was sent to boarding school in England. After graduating from school, she took a gap year, traveling in the Middle East (following activities in Lau and building a school in Tanzania).

In the Gaza Strip, she stayed with hospitable family. There she witnessed the repression of the Arabs through the western backed sanctions. She became disillusioned with western society and government cover-ups - influenced by a Hamas lieutenant. She undertook her tertiary study at Oxford University.

Behind the ScenesEdit

Roya Hammad was portrayed by Zuleikha Robinson in Season 2 of Homeland.


Season 2
The Smile Beirut is Back State of Independence New Car Smell "Q&A"
A Gettysburg Address The Clearing I'll Fly Away Two Hats "Broken Hearts"
In Memoriam "The Choice"

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