Posts Tagged: middle east

Libya’s Badlands: FT Magazine report from Southern Libya

A sample of the spread from Borzou Daragahi and my feature on Southern #Libya for the Financial Times Magazine – one of the coolest assignments I’ve done in a long time. It was so great to work with the FT

Libya’s Badlands: FT Magazine report from Southern Libya

A sample of the spread from Borzou Daragahi and my feature on Southern #Libya for the Financial Times Magazine – one of the coolest assignments I’ve done in a long time. It was so great to work with the FT

Terrorism, Fisk and General al-Sisi in Egypt…

“I ask … that next Friday all honest and trustworthy Egyptians must come out… Why come out? They come out to give me the mandate and order that I confront violence and potential terrorism.” – General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Chief

Terrorism, Fisk and General al-Sisi in Egypt…

“I ask … that next Friday all honest and trustworthy Egyptians must come out… Why come out? They come out to give me the mandate and order that I confront violence and potential terrorism.” – General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Chief

“My name is Hamzeh. I love you.”

  Really, Hamzeh… not now. Again, how slack I have been in updating my blog! Time is whizzing by faster each day, I’ve been here one month (hence my meeting with Hamzeh, who loves me, but more on that in

“My name is Hamzeh. I love you.”

  Really, Hamzeh… not now. Again, how slack I have been in updating my blog! Time is whizzing by faster each day, I’ve been here one month (hence my meeting with Hamzeh, who loves me, but more on that in

Ramsterdam!

Long time no blog! It’s been a flat-chat ten days (has it really been ten days?) since I last wrote here. It’s now the end of my third week here and time has really flown by – a lot and

Ramsterdam!

Long time no blog! It’s been a flat-chat ten days (has it really been ten days?) since I last wrote here. It’s now the end of my third week here and time has really flown by – a lot and

Chasing leads… chasing leads…

  At the beginning of my second week in Amman, things are going well. Having spent week number one in meeting after meeting with contacts from NGO’s, embassies, fixers and so on, it’s nice to be getting behind the lens

Chasing leads… chasing leads…

  At the beginning of my second week in Amman, things are going well. Having spent week number one in meeting after meeting with contacts from NGO’s, embassies, fixers and so on, it’s nice to be getting behind the lens

Quick photo post…

Woke up around sunrise this morning and saw a massive pall of smoke outside the window. I grabbed my camera bag and dashed outside into the morning light to see a large complex of shops and apartments on fire just

Quick photo post…

Woke up around sunrise this morning and saw a massive pall of smoke outside the window. I grabbed my camera bag and dashed outside into the morning light to see a large complex of shops and apartments on fire just

On the ground… and things take a life of their own.

I’m back in the Middle East, finally! It’s hot, dry, dusty and noisy in Amman… perfect. I’ve been to this part of the world a few times now but only in winter or autumn, and this time in the August height of summer it feels like quite a different place.

On the ground… and things take a life of their own.

I’m back in the Middle East, finally! It’s hot, dry, dusty and noisy in Amman… perfect. I’ve been to this part of the world a few times now but only in winter or autumn, and this time in the August height of summer it feels like quite a different place.