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Bilingual staff journalist based in London.

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Israel bombs Syria for second time in 24 hours

26 June, 2017

Israeli drone strikes targetted Syrian tank positions near Quneitra for the second time, after Tel Aviv claimed stray Syrian mortars landed in the Golan Heights on Sunday.

Libya's Haftar hosts UAE military leader in Benghazi

26 June, 2017

General Khalifa Haftar invited Major General Eisa Saif al-Mazrouei to his Rajma headquarters in Benghazi to discuss their on-going co-operation.

Sisi finalises islands transfer deal

24 June, 2017

President Sisi's office appeared not to want to publicise the deal being finalised and many newspapers have only published the bare minimum.

US lawmakers call for investigation over UAE torture black-sites

24 June, 2017

A number of US senators wrote a letter to the Defense Secretary on Thursday in response to an AP investigation that found evidence of US complicity in torture in Yemen.

Israel strikes Syrian tanks in retaliation over stray mortars

24 June, 2017

Security was amped up in the border region between Syria and Israel on Saturday, after a number of "errant" mortars landed in an open area without causing injury.

UK government 'acted unlawfully' in preventing Israel pensions boycott

22 June, 2017

The high court ruled on Wednesday that pensions companies must be allowed to boycott Israeli investments on an ethical basis, finding that current government guidance was 'unlawful'.

London's 'day of rage' turnout wilts amid rare heatwave

21 June, 2017

Several Grenfell community activists said they disapproved of march organisers using the tragedy to amplify their political message, while protest turnout was low.

Sexual assault in MENA 'caused by fragile male ego'

20 June, 2017

A new survey of over 10,000 people found that many young men were trying to reassert their damaged masculinity caused by a poor economy by sexually assaulting women.

Why have Grenfell survivors still not received any donations?

19 June, 2017

A spokesperson for the donation website JustGiving said they were prioritising the release of emergency funds on Monday, the day after the local council was removed from the response management.

US shoots down Syrian warplane near Raqqa

19 June, 2017

The US shot down a Syrian warplane it claims was attacking its SDF allies on Sunday, however Damascus maintains the jet was being used in an operation against IS militants.

Haftar's support for Sudanese rebels 'destroying Darfur and Libya'

19 June, 2017

General Khalifa Haftar's support of Janjaweed mercenaries is causing a return to violence in the Darfur region, the Sudanese media minister said on Sunday.

Seven injured in van ramming incident in north London

19 June, 2017

Several ambulances were dispatched to Seven Sisters Road, just after midnight on Monday morning, after a hire van crashed into a group of Muslims.

Robert Cusack
Robert Cusack

Bilingual staff journalist based in London.

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