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We went to the Old City of Damascus this morning – it’s our last day and we thought we had finished filming. Suddenly we heard the sound of a mortar crashing in – the shop we were visiting shook a little but it wasn’t so loud. (more…)
Eight million Syrians have been forced from their homes, says the UN, but the regime is refusing aid access to rebel-held suburbs surrounding the capital.
As they drove off, down another street littered with rubble and glass, I wondered how any Syrians, whatever their religion or political allegiance, would ever be able to live a normal life
The nuclear deal is just a start of what could become a major shift in alliances in the Middle East. What happened in Geneva may have huge ramifications in Damascus and beyond.
Mourners wept in the Catholic church in Tabala, near the old city of Damascus, as a priest performed funeral rites for Major General Joseph Fadlallah Dakhlallah, “the best in the Syrian army
Every time I visit, Lebanon seems more fragile. In August, Beirut was recovering from a car bomb that killed 27. Today, a suicide bomber followed by a car bomb exploded outside the Iranian embassy,
Migrants are risking unimaginable horror to escape the poverty of sub-Saharan Africa, travelling through Libya in search of Europe’s promised land.
You prove yourself by getting great stories not by taking insane risks and talking about it in the bar afterwards – a consideration of the dangerous business of reporting from war zones.
Old scores are being settled in Libya as militias fight to assert their power in towns and cities across the country.