Lindsey Hilsum is Channel 4 News' International Editor.
Recently she has reported on the war in Ukraine, and the return of the Taliban in Afghanistan.
She has reported from six continents, covering the major conflicts and refugee movements of the past three decades, including Syria, Iraq, Kosovo and Rwanda, winning many awards.
She is the author of Sandstorm; Libya in the Time of Revolution and In Extremis; the Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin, which won the 2019 James Tait Black Prize for biography.
She is a regular contributor to newspapers and literary journals.
One of the most well established, largest and best armed of the Iran-backed militias is Hezbollah which operates in Lebanon.
Israel and Hamas have both downplayed the US President’s suggestion that a Gaza ceasefire could be nailed down by next week.
The Israeli air force has launched strikes on Lebanon – targeting areas deep inside the country’s borders after Hezbollah earlier took down an Israeli drone.
Nearly eight million people have been displaced, making it the largest crisis of its kind in the world.
Yulia Navalnaya says she knows exactly why her husband was killed on Friday but while she’s not yet revealing the reason, she places the blame squarely at Vladimir Putin’s feet. In the meantime she’s been addressing European leaders, recording videos and vowing to fight on for what she calls a Free Russia.
Israeli forces have stormed southern Gaza’s main hospital – they claim to be searching for the bodies of hostages.
Israelis celebrated today following the rescue of two hostages from Rafah overnight.
After weeks of speculation Ukraine President Zelenskyy has dismissed the commander-in-chief of the army – General Zaluzhnyi.
Israel’s Prime Minister has declared that there is no other solution but total victory over Hamas, which he believes is a matter of months away. It deals a blow to hopes of a ceasefire deal between the two sides.
The UN Secretary General has announced an investigation into UNRWA.
It’s already been ravaged by war. Now Ethiopia’s Tigray region is on the verge of famine – with at least two million people at risk of starvation and death. Elders and international aid agencies are comparing the crisis to the mid-1980s – when war and drought caused a famine that killed up to a million…
The war with Russia is far from over but Ukraine received a boost from the European Union which has finally approved its 50 billion Euro aid package – providing Kyiv with economic and financial support in the long-term.
The White House has condemned a conference in Jerusalem attended by more than ten members of the Israeli government – calling for settlements to be re-established in Gaza, along with the mass relocation of the Palestinian population.
Israel must take all possible measures to prevent death, destruction and any acts of genocide in Gaza, the UN’s top court has declared in its interim ruling.
The drama in the Red Sea was complimented today by drama in court, in the International Court of Justice in the Hague.