Secunder Kermani is an award-winning journalist and a Foreign Affairs Correspondent for Channel 4 News.
He is one of the few foreign journalists to have reported inside rebel-held territory in Myanmar, where a brutal civil war is raging, and also recently interviewed former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan after his release from jail.
Since joining Channel 4 News last year, he has covered major stories in Brazil, Israel and the Palestinian Territories and Japan. Secunder was previously the BBC’s Pakistan and Afghanistan Correspondent where he played a leading role in covering the rise to power of the Taliban.
Our foreign affairs correspondent Secunder Kermani has been to the West Bank to speak to those, whose presence on land internationally recognised as Palestinian, is a fundamental obstacle to a two state solution.
Their fate captured global attention. Now 31 premature babies have been evacuated from Gaza’s main hospital – a place decimated by Israel’s siege and operation to destroy Hamas – which the UK has designated a terrorist organisation. Israeli troops are still in al-Shifa, searching for evidence of a Hamas command centre.
Patients, staff and displaced people have been streaming out of Gaza’s biggest hospital, leaving behind a few doctors to care for the patients who can’t be moved.
Our foreign affairs correspondent Secunder Kermani joins us from Tel Aviv.
Our foreign affairs correspondent Secunder Kermani was in Tel Aviv and had this update.
The Israeli Defence Forces have said this evening that they are continuing their operation in Gaza’s biggest hospital, after entering Al Shifa in the early hours this morning.
Our Foreign Affairs Correspondent Secunder Kermani was live in Tel Aviv.
Concerns are growing over the fate of hundreds of patients who are still at the al-Shifa hospital in Gaza city, as doctors struggle to keep them alive with no power – they warn that dozens of premature babies could die. And as the north of Gaza remains under siege, thousands continue to flee south by…
Our Foreign Affairs Correspondent Secunder Kermani, is in Tel Aviv.
Our Foreign Affairs Correspondent Secunder Kermani was in Tel Aviv.
The Red Cross has warned that the destruction facing hospitals in Gaza has become ‘unbearable’ – warning that the enclave’s entire health care system is on the edge of collapse.
There are so many unforgettable images from this war, one of them being the sight of hundreds of civilians fleeing Gaza City for the supposed safety south, those people are worried they will lose them for good.
The brutal 7th October attack by Hamas here in Israel and the subsequent onslaught on Gaza by Israeli forces, have shattered families on both sides.
Amid all the intense diplomatic moves to free the 239 hostages being held in Gaza – the calls are growing for Israel to implement a pause in the fighting in exchange, a pause longer than three days, according to President Biden.
International journalists are not permitted to enter Gaza at the moment but today our foreign affairs correspondent Secunder Kermani was taken inside the strip by the Israeli military.