Jonathan Rugman has been Foreign Affairs Correspondent at Channel 4 News for more than a decade.
He reported from the revolutions and uprisings in Syria, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Bahrain and has covered stories as diverse as Somalia's famine, the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean, corruption in world football and the Haiti earthquake. In 2016 he won a BAFTA for his reporting on the terrorist attacks in Paris.
He was previously the programme's Washington Correspondent and Business Correspondent and his reporting has won more than 10 awards. He is the author of "Ataturk's Children: Turkey and the Kurds" and previously worked on BBC Radio 4 documentaries and in Turkey for the BBC and The Guardian.
A British judge has thrown out an extradition request for a high-profile critic of Turkey’s President Erdogan, describing the bid as politically motivated.
Ukraine’s parliament is voting on whether to impose martial law, after three of its Navy vessels were fired upon and their crew seized by Russia.
The Saudi-led coalition’s air strikes on Yemen resumed this afternoon, just as the UK’s Foreign Secretary was trying to persuade the Saudis to commit to a political settlement and a ceasefire.
The bar was full of college students on a night out when a gunman forced his way in – leaving 12 people dead before shooting himself. Last night’s mass shooting in the Californian town of Thousand Oaks came just 11 days after America’s last atrocity. Police have named the suspect as 28-year-old Ian David Long, a former US Marine,…
Thirty-five humanitarian organisations have signed a joint call for a ceasefire in Yemen as fighting intensifies around the port of Hodeida.
The US has applied a raft of stringent sanctions on Iran and has threatened even more, making good on threats by President Trump.
Reports from Turkey tonight suggest police are retracing the journey of a black van which may have removed the journalist’s body. The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, says he wants to give the Saudi authorities a few more days to investigate the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi.
In Istanbul, forensic teams have been looking for evidence after the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi journalist.
It’s two weeks since Jamal Khashoggi vanished from the Saudi consulate in Istanbul leaving his fiancee waiting outside. President Trump has sent his Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Saudi Arabia, where he was assured a full investigation is under way, but no confirmation that the kingdom will blame “rogue elements” for Mr Khashoggi’s murder, a theory already floated…
The Syrian government has warned rebel fighters in Idlib to comply with a Russian and Turkish agreement to force them to give up their weapons and leave a specially designated buffer zone by today’s deadline – or face a military offensive.
The last-known CCTV images of Saudi dissident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi show him walking into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last week.
One of the Salisbury poisoning suspects, who was last night identified as a Russian military doctor, is also believed to have received a hero’s medal from Vladimir Putin four years ago. The Russian Embassy said tonight that it would not comment on the latest revelations from the investigative websites Bellingcat and The Insider, which it claimed were…
The investigative website Bellingcat has alleged the second man suspected of the Salisbury poisoning is in reality Dr Alexander Mishkin, a medical doctor working for Russian military intelligence, the GRU.
Mystery surrounds the disappearance of a prominent critic of Saudi Arabia. Jamal Khashoggi, a journalist, hasn’t been seen since his visit to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last Tuesday.
Spies and hackers from Russian military intelligence have been accused of cyber crimes worldwide. Moscow angrily dismissed the allegations, saying they were part of the West’s “spy mania”.