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International Correspondent for NPR, covering Syria, Lebanon and more. Formerly at the Daily Telegraph. Retweets only mean this is interesting.

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"This is a war against what matters to people: their homes, their schools and their hospitals." https://t.co/okV7sP6pBx
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockThank you @lindseyhilsum ! 💜 Can only aspire to report like you though.
9/14
2019
Hi Dr @MouinHamze I'm a journalist hoping to reach you for an interview. I'm grateful if we can direct message.
9/9
2019
More #Hezbollah strikes on Avivim area. Live on radio NOW sounds of explosions on phone in interview with local res… https://t.co/ugOfLsU1Gp
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9/1
2019
Eyewitness account from #Beirut Southern Suburb confirms drone action: 'We saw it drop something, a grenade or an I… https://t.co/eFZZKzotvd
Retweeted by Ruth Sherlock2. not the use of the drones which are widely used for multiple purposes such as Riot Control etc. The shortest dis… https://t.co/dBMc8Kj8V1
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockInteresting thread here. Especially on the distance these drones can fly. #Beirut #Lebanon #Israel #Hezbollah https://t.co/cytjQtokzc#BREAKING: Israeli military releases images of the Iranian targets struck overnight, these correspond with satellit… https://t.co/GJO97Zw5bb
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockPics from #Hezbollah media centre #Beirut. H says two #Israeli drones, one with explosives, hit centre roof overni… https://t.co/bQDP0sXmAn
8/25
2019
.@Rsherlock reports for @npratc - A Mother's Journey To Get Her Daughter And Grandson Back From ISIS https://t.co/QpXJmeTtOT (Aired 8/15/19)
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8/17
2019
@jeremycorbyn Though clearly missed a trick in not picking Of Mice and Men
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8/11
2019
Tomorrow marks five years since ISIS entered the small Yezedi town of Kocho in northern Iraq and besieged it. Twelv… https://t.co/Ekvx3ERyzC
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8/3
2019
What a difference two years make... In 2017 I watched an audience in #Lebanon delight in @mashrou3leila at… https://t.co/BCA1vJNshN
7/30
2019
🇹🇳 #Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi has died aged 92. Here's more on his political career ⬇️ #RIP https://t.co/TvXJxymKtP
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7/25
2019
India’s toxic air and water are killing its residents and endangering the rest of the world. What can be done? https://t.co/K6sSKUcZ4C
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockMany thanks @ForumArmsTrade! https://t.co/zcrSwefMNb
7/23
2019
Despite previous reports, arrests of Syrians and deportations in Istanbul have not stopped. Police and buses now in… https://t.co/Kj8VNBwGur
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7/22
2019
Journalists nominated in quarterly exemplary media poll incl/ @karoun @rebecca_h_k @glubold @missy_ryanhttps://t.co/V4677W9VKf
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockSo the "Mesdar" was seized by the #IRGC, but has since been released by #Iran after a "warning" relating to "enviro… https://t.co/oomcTZOMoD
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7/19
2019
Just as Turkey gets its first delivery of Russian S-400s it sends troops and tanks to the border with northeast Syr… https://t.co/zxN1BRrOef
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7/14
2019
Thank you @diaahadid 🌟🌟🌟 https://t.co/oEs4hA51uWHow #Oman Has Become A Key Diplomatic Player In The Middle East -- our latest, with @lalarian @nprhttps://t.co/kbL7uqt4HJExcruciating from @NoelKing in Juarez, Mexico: Mother and son fled gangs in Honduras, sought US asylum. US border a… https://t.co/3z86Kc9dAw
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7/10
2019
@donwil2008 Hello, I said India “and other countries”. It would have been good to go into more detail. But there was, alas, limited time.That’s very kind. Thanks Rahul. https://t.co/NYqjR1ZTEEMany thanks Matthew! https://t.co/R5DYNjm4Gb
7/9
2019
@UNHCRLibya Hi, I’m a journalist with NPR reporting on the attacks on Tripoli. Could we dm to be in touch? Many thanks. @mmelumami Hi Moftah, I’m a journalist from NPR reporting on the Tripoli situation. Could you follow me so we can direct message? Thank youAmid terrible news of air strike on a migrant centre in #Libya, a reminder of the conditions migrants face: https://t.co/efrGgE2dLI @NPRUNHCR is extremely concerned about news of airstrikes targeting Tajoura detention centre East of Tripoli, and accou… https://t.co/lyYebGpNvR
Retweeted by Ruth Sherlock#BREAKING Nearly 40 killed in strike on Libya migrant centre: emergency services https://t.co/q2quXToGDX
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7/3
2019
@NPRKelly This is brilliantMorning!!! Those stunning photos come from Yemen!!! Ayash Shubail is a young YouTuber who is considered to be one… https://t.co/RnqxhtXIvz
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7/1
2019
@Rsherlock Ahmed Farhat underwent the "reconciliation" process, he hasn't set foot Syria in years & was not involve… https://t.co/qGFWQF4vMh
Retweeted by Ruth Sherlock @Rsherlock 2 residents of al-Tal, Damascus countryside, returned from Saudi Arabia after completing the "reconcilia… https://t.co/qyViIsHtwL
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockSyrians already suffering from war are seeing their source of food go up in flames amid widespread crop fires that… https://t.co/kBW2hlxEzX
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockMany thanks PeterJBX https://t.co/x56gDX5RRw
6/27
2019
Thousands Of Refugees Returning To Syria End Up Detained, Imprisoned, Tortured https://t.co/guzUAZBbye Important re… https://t.co/BMpJEVEqU8
Retweeted by Ruth Sherlock.@Rsherlock tells the story of an IDP who returned to "reconciled" Homs only to be disappeared by the government.… https://t.co/rGiLTmHZRb
Retweeted by Ruth Sherlock @shaibany hi Mr Shaibany! I hope you are well. Would it be possible to follow me so we can direct message?
6/25
2019
Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdalla, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, recieves Brian Hook, U.S. Special Representa… https://t.co/NMC0gM2MCy
Retweeted by Ruth Sherlock#US special rep to #Iran #BrianHook meets with #Oman foreign minister. https://t.co/fI4eAOQ5Kg
6/24
2019
A delegation from #Australia will meet with the External Relations commission of North East Syria tomorrow at 11AM.… https://t.co/GmMikrA6Fs
Retweeted by Ruth Sherlock....On Monday they shot down an unmanned drone flying in International Waters. We were cocked & loaded to retaliate… https://t.co/raUb2Tm27P
Retweeted by Ruth Sherlock#Iran releases video said to be of the downing of #US RQ-4A drone: https://t.co/zMprox67Ay
6/21
2019
Trump says he has a “big, big feeling someone made a mistake” in the Iranian shoot-down of a US drone. It was proba… https://t.co/L7tE5tzt10
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockThe Iran Proxies in Iraq are increasing their mobilizing efforts in Nineveh Plain & Akashat Site, + increase their… https://t.co/77erj1uhKF
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockAmidst claims regarding US Triton MQ-4 shoot-down, Its important to note that several RQ-4 / MQ-4 #drones have cras… https://t.co/Ke3YNaUtxi
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockAs of June 17, the fires in the Kurdish ruled area of northeast Syria have burned 111,521 acres of crops: agricultu… https://t.co/L1hXmsrpu3
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockUS Envoy in #Iran ✈️ to Gulf States + EU as tensions grow in region with Tehran. Itinerary: Saudi, Oman, UAE, Kuwa… https://t.co/NDk4QsKmci
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockInteresting article given today's news: #Trump tells his team to tone down the tough talk on #Iran https://t.co/QWqcvw7bzn @CENTCOM Hi Centcom, grateful if you can follow me so we can DM. I'm from NPR, seeking an urgent response to a brea… https://t.co/CDDR16wqWt @tremes15 lol
6/20
2019
Haha. Many thanks. https://t.co/Vw6eantcNxMassive crop fires destroying agricultural land in north east #Syria, filmed with a drone https://t.co/nV8yp1n17y
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockSatellite imagery by @planetlabs shows the devestation of the burning crop fields on June 18, 2019, south of… https://t.co/UgPn591lqz
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockCongratulations @diaahadid and team! So richly deserved xxx
6/19
2019
What remains of the nuclear deal if Iran keeps a promise to break part of it? At 707 ET we question @wendyrsherman,… https://t.co/oLLxfw83PT
Retweeted by Ruth Sherlock"On Monday, the U.S. administration found itself in the awkward position of demanding that Iran comply with a nucle… https://t.co/od2E5KqiXP
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6/18
2019
Two very good, level-headed texts on the crop fires in Syria. • @SynapsNetwork: https://t.co/vExUyxgzhL •… https://t.co/qK30XTr0M3
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockCivilians panicking as the blazes arrive to their doorsteps in northeastern #Syria To our people in #Hasakeh ...we… https://t.co/KxpnCGMPqa
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockBREAKING: US will send 1000 more troops to Middle East to counter #Iran : Shanahan. That’s highest number for Tru… https://t.co/Y2Tr6NlYdE
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockAn explosion targeted the headquarters of Asayish forces of self-administration in the city of Qamishli… https://t.co/FdACvsTyT9
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6/17
2019
Painful scenes: Many #Syria refugees in #Lebanon are being told to destroy their own homes @NPR https://t.co/lgba8YWQvU
6/16
2019
@SigiMideast Hi Sigurd, I'm a journalist with US public broadcaster NPR. Would you kindly be able to follow me so w… https://t.co/flA9flicJN
6/14
2019
Only Israel and Saudi Arabia gain something. https://t.co/eH3E6cNu91
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6/13
2019
In one of the greatest consultancy assignments in the history of consulting, an environmental expert hired by the L… https://t.co/4i2TxFaUpV
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockWow!!! https://t.co/jeC5lGRC9MUS Treasury has just sanctioned all of Syrian businessman Samer Foz's entities, including the Four Seasons Hotel wh… https://t.co/4C3qzcjHln
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6/12
2019
Important point in this @SynapsNetwork piece on the crop fires consuming people's lives in Syria (and Iraq): not en… https://t.co/kLvz487HgK
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockLook how they’re trying to put out the fires in northeast Syria. With carpets. Almost no fire trucks or trained fir… https://t.co/W5w2od2SUn
Retweeted by Ruth Sherlock @KevorkAlmassian @AlexCrawfordSky I'm sure you understand that in the long history of war reporting, journalists ha… https://t.co/7yxWwSMRJQ
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockNizar Zakka, a Lebanese businessman and permanent resident in the US has been released from an Iranian jail. He was… https://t.co/qtaquzeJAKThe Saudis insisted that the Salvator Mundi, supposedly a Da Vinci, had been bought for the Abu Dhabi Louvre. Then… https://t.co/k0k4YZxwuy
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockMore terrible fires tonight in northeast Syria. Whatever the cause, the militia that was built by the US to fight I… https://t.co/r8d6AlIy7S
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6/11
2019
You can read about the fires in our report from Syria here, with photos by @martinsalice. They’re causing much mise… https://t.co/uus5BchS9L
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockIn the past few days, the mystery fires consuming crops in Iraq and Syria have reached Sinjar, the Yazidi homeland.… https://t.co/IDoLj8swI1
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockDutch and French diplomats in northeast Syria, there to bring home orphans stranded in camps in the country. They m… https://t.co/CbWqOp9flW
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6/10
2019
BREAKING: Statement by Nizar Zakka family confirming his imminent release from #Iran Jails. Nizar is a Lebanese ci… https://t.co/y3ANaKPu5S
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6/9
2019
@AbazidMohamad Hi Mohamad! I'm a journalist with NPR. Could you kindly follow me so we can DM? @SyrianACD Hello! Would you kingly follow me so we can direct message? Many thanks, Ruth
6/6
2019
BREAKING: Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria say they have transferred 8 Americans to the U.S. - 2 women & 6 ch… https://t.co/xnD7bfDju4
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockAt the request of the U.S  Government, and according to the desire of the citizens to return to their country witho… https://t.co/8h5njNzmHY
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6/5
2019
Imagine living here. Temperatures hit 40 degrees last week, and will only get hotter. There’s no shade outside you… https://t.co/KGdztiIkQ4
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6/2
2019
Maybe this explains the rumors I heard among Syrian rebels in Idlib area with ties to Turkey about the reconstituti… https://t.co/EGdLOIUHmL
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5/27
2019
"The Sky News crew - clearly identified as journalists - was deliberately targeted and attacked by Syrian governmen… https://t.co/EFaiHmLesz
Retweeted by Ruth Sherlock @Elizrael @ProfPaulPoast Congratulations!!!
5/23
2019
UK's National Crime Agency found that £151,387.95 had been paid into her bank account via 56 cash deposits made aro… https://t.co/BHzwDntAfY
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5/22
2019
This might be a good policy if only Javid can create a time machine and go back five years to implement it. https://t.co/cav1sxzUiI
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5/21
2019
This leaked #OPCW document (if genuine, which it seems to be) doesn't discredit the published #OPCW report on… https://t.co/0SCaLma65qSome 13,000 foreign wives and children of suspected ISIS members are being detained in camps in Syria. NPR's… https://t.co/uudFImm3mE
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5/20
2019
Thank you so much Finbar! https://t.co/XniN7vIBvx
5/13
2019
In her first US interview since she was sentenced, Maria Butina flat-out denied she's a Russian spy. She did descri… https://t.co/jextEJa54e
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5/10
2019
This should be leading the news everywhere https://t.co/FeuLroQsht via ⁦@nytimes⁩
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5/9
2019
#Syria: what's left of Habit pummeled by airstrikes since 12 days and likely next Regime target along with… https://t.co/zOf8GBak1t
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockThe devastation of our military-first approach in Raqqa should serve as a shock to U.S. policy as it sleepwalks int… https://t.co/p00m6lWFvY
Retweeted by Ruth SherlockPretty great being behind the scenes of #UpFirst and #MorningEdition watching @NPRinskeep and @NoelKing making the… https://t.co/8TDmtXMvC3
5/8
2019
Important thread by @HaidHaid22 on the “upcoming” joint patrols in the demilitarised zone in NW Syria. This would c… https://t.co/RabXG5HEca
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5/3
2019
Come work with us! Fantastic job opening with the @washingtonpost in Beirut. It is a great opportunity to follow in… https://t.co/uVhHC977LW
Retweeted by Ruth Sherlock @KevorkAlmassian Hi Kevork, could you kindly follow me so we can DM? It's about an interview on the situation in Idlib. Many thanks.
5/2
2019

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