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Melvyn Ingleby @MelvynIngleby Istanbul & Beirut

Middle East correspondent @NRC Previously Turkey for @Trouw @TheAtlantic @DeGroene

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Joined Twitter 11/23/13


Nederland zet stappen om het Assad regime internationaal voor de rechter te dagen. @NRC https://t.co/UhBXSJeeDy
9/18
2020
Good article that for once focuses on #Libya’s civil society rather than its militias. https://t.co/pjZlWCE77e#France says it will enforce the arms embargo on Libya - yes, the one it has violated itself. 🤦🏻‍♂️ https://t.co/SJZy4pOj6J
9/17
2020
The EU always saw itself as a benign power. It is discovering, more and more, that it can do damage, too. https://t.co/s4JpcPjhB9
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9/13
2020
@Schiphol Hi there, is your COVID-19 testing centre open on Sunday?
9/11
2020
Yet again, huge fire in #Beirut port. Local fire brigade coordinator: - no injuries reported yet - can’t rule out… https://t.co/ZvnnuLUn1NBREAKING: A huge fire has broken out at Beirut's port, just over a month after a massive explosion there killed abo… https://t.co/IK4zmxc12O
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyThe Army is telling people in the vicinity of Beirut port to evacuate as another huge fire rages. This video is cir… https://t.co/UFoev9tVyF
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyVideo being shared from the site of the massive #Beirut fire. Note: Firefighters again sent in without knowing wh… https://t.co/8aphtKOrv1
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyThe sky has turned black again in Beirut. https://t.co/8Z8OSVu4QD
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyVluchtelingen kunnen nergens heen na brand Moria @beemsterbuma https://t.co/BIe6gxk45K
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyPolitiek ongemak? Ze moesten zich schamen! https://t.co/cy9DJJaUqo
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9/10
2020
NEW from the @nytimes international/graphics dream team: How corruption and dysfunction in Lebanon's government a… https://t.co/VNf44kLhck
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9/9
2020
Laat dit stuk even tot je doordringen. Niet alleen Kamerleden, maar onze democratie zelf wordt hier bedreigd.… https://t.co/5S4APRpwve
9/8
2020
#Breaking: Lebanon Army finds 4.35 tons of highly explosive ammonium nitrate in containers near the entrance to Be… https://t.co/Zy8Qcl8UQY
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9/3
2020
Niet vanwege burgerdoden in Hawija, ondermijning artikel 68 Grondwet of 500 kinderen aan hun lot overlaten, maar va… https://t.co/sHWZYsZ6AH
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyLieve hemel, ik dacht dat het een grap was. Maar nee, de @KNVB gaat écht voetballen in Wit-Rusland. En ze maken zic… https://t.co/TU3pc2DoNh
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9/2
2020
Turkish police has captured ISIS’ Turkey Emir who had suicide plans with him, Interior Minister Soylu announces
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9/1
2020
BREAKING - #Israel airstrikes currently targeting #Iran targets outside #Damascus. #Syria air defense firing [aimlessly] into the air.
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyAfter designation of Mustapha Adib to be next PM: -#Lebanon "remains a republic of billionaires but its now run by… https://t.co/uFQk44ml6d
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyInteresting how the entire prehistory to this year's Turkish expansionism in Libya and the EastMed - of Europeans s… https://t.co/f66WouIlXy
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyMijn reportage over de illegale deportaties op de Egeïsche Zee door de Griekse kustwacht. Een Syrische lerares en 2… https://t.co/N2Ci06DF9O
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8/31
2020
#SaudiArabia locks up thousands of African migrants in sweltering heat and amidst their own excrement, with suicide… https://t.co/qFBKIhB5DtSomeone needs to pull the fire alarm NOW. Where are the stories about Trump gaining on Biden? Below’s a poll from F… https://t.co/yrcsqTE8Uo
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyThis is hilarious. The word "peace" written in 3 languages on the plane, and written below the cockpit window on on… https://t.co/D0IrtSHiFg
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8/30
2020
Campaign of intimidation continues, with two dozen journalists arrested at Minsk protest just now. https://t.co/ayi65hQqLn
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8/28
2020
De Griekse premier doet wel erg verregaande claims. Zijn maximalistische positie laat weinig ruimte voor gesprekken… https://t.co/XKO7PvQjrl
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyA remarkable, must-read investigation by that proves security forces used live ammo/metal pellets/rubber bullets ag… https://t.co/KlodjPJFK8
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyLast night, Haftar's forces killed one and arrested dozens in in Sirte. Could backfire seriously. Unsurprisingly,… https://t.co/Uj75z6ii28
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8/26
2020
Ali Babacan confirms he tested positive for #COVID19. Babacan is a former AKP Deputy PM who founded a new party to… https://t.co/CwhN4CJaHdAnother protest on Tripoli’s Martyrs Sq yesterday evening. No incidents unlike Sunday when protesters were disperse… https://t.co/3K906AaA1F
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyVijf jaar geleden reisde @gert_lang_ met Syrische vluchtelingen mee naar Europa. Hoe gaat het vandaag met ze? Schi… https://t.co/UEDYAX4MNd
8/25
2020
Dit is Reham Yacoub. Ze beheerde een sportschool voor vrouwen en liet zich niet de mond snoeren. Afgelopen woensdag… https://t.co/hYGdvodhufHet is onrustig in Zuid-Irak. Milities schieten activisten dood en komen ermee weg. Daarmee laten ze premier Kadhim… https://t.co/PvvAb6CO5c
8/24
2020
Libya’s warring sides once again declare a cease-fire. Will it last this time? https://t.co/H00QSVsGeA
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyThe killing of Riham Yacoub in Basra shows that women are no longer a red line for some of Iraq’s militias, leading… https://t.co/geXdmxxz9H
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8/22
2020
Terecht dat @nrc de hele voorpagina hiervoor inzet: https://t.co/am8nlRWAlV
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyIncredible work by @ALJADEEDNEWS on the #BeirutBlast. They just aired a video showing the inside of the hangar wher… https://t.co/rdFrrVXTU4
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyWow, the revelations in the @derspiegel piece on #BeirutExplosion are extraordinary. - 60% of the ammonium nitrate… https://t.co/yvFk8ebpDd
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyDear Britain ... https://t.co/8bd7TiN28N
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8/21
2020
NEW — Turkey has discovered a natural gas reserve in Black Sea which is expected to be 26 trillion cubic feet or 80… https://t.co/zl1qxNTvd5
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyYou pretty city. Sunset this evening over Beirut https://t.co/Voh6mjVSd3
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyActivist Dr Reham Yaqoub murdered in central Basra yesterday, Iraqi journalist @YousifHashimi reports, adding that… https://t.co/6N9mt7tLsa
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyEurope mostly uses proxies to catch & expel migrants. But during corona, Greece has increasingly gone it alone Its… https://t.co/1mMZ6JstEo
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8/20
2020
Refugees are best helped by refugee-led organisations. Important call by co-founder of @basmehzeitooneh, one of th… https://t.co/U5pHLZOrvDSome new details on #Assad-#Makhlouf rift: in the summer of 2019, Bashar and Maher al-Assad told Ali Mamlouk to tra… https://t.co/VAZ9dtU8sk
8/19
2020
#Lebanon announces 17-day #COVID19 lockdown begining this Friday till Sept 7: -Curfew from 6pm-6am -Restaurants &… https://t.co/ZrN0dNQyY4
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyJudges in the Special Tribunal for Lebanon believe that "Syria and Hezbollah may have had motives to eliminate" for… https://t.co/x4swKypobB
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyInteressant interview: ‘ook Libanons boze betogers zitten gevangen in hun sektarische identiteit’ https://t.co/Zeb9tZEmWs
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8/18
2020
Ik was nog geen dag in Wit-Rusland om de (gemanipuleerde) verkiezingen en het maatschappelijk protest te verslaan… https://t.co/QTD0ROrduw
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8/15
2020
No. Rather, the disagreement is over the criteria by which states placate certain “carnivores” and court them as pa… https://t.co/TndsfjU57s
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyYou can tell which foreign countries are interfering in Lebanon, they're the ones who issued statements warning abo… https://t.co/y0jgyfcEnR
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyZeker een vijfde van de doden in Beiroet was Syrisch. Maar na de explosie geldt zoals altijd: Syriërs achteraan aa… https://t.co/KlYJ9qXjTpSeven years since Egypt’s security forces killed around 1,000 protesters, most of them in Cairo’s Rabaa al-Adawiya… https://t.co/nz5AeOkcb2
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8/14
2020
pure propaganda here. There is no halting of annexation. There is only "temporary suspension of announcement of ann… https://t.co/1somDHpXGI
Retweeted by Melvyn Ingleby#Lebanon Parliament set to grant sweeping powers to the army today based on the state of emergency announced by cab… https://t.co/t22xmb2bNv
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8/13
2020
Een projectiel in je bovenbeen omdat je je werk doet. Heel veel sterkte aan collega @ecvano https://t.co/3CnCfqdnhy"Those with the means to do so will join the rapidly-growing convoy of one-way flights out of Beirut. The rest will… https://t.co/xmSUeMJAPT
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8/11
2020
! New damning reporting by @Reuters: PM Diab and President Aoun both received a private letter about explosives in… https://t.co/1g2NAH98ksSmall protest in #Beirut after PM Hassan Diab’s resignation. No one celebrating here. It doesent feel like anything… https://t.co/VeiMNUwF3T
Retweeted by Melvyn Ingleby#Breaking Lebanese PM Hassan Diab has resigned. In 10m speech, he blamed "a corruption that is bigger than the stat… https://t.co/iA83JicW4JThose close to #Lebanon PM Diab insist he's been pushed out for overseeing an investigation that would "reveal who… https://t.co/BOnKOiE0kK
Retweeted by Melvyn Ingleby#Breaking Lebanese PM Hassan Diab to announce his resignation in a televised address to the nation at 7.30PM local time #Lebanon“Fuck onze politici. Ze moeten dood.” Mijn verslag van de razernij in Beiroet - en de obstakels waar demonstrante… https://t.co/w2SybnMih2Algerian journalist Khaled Drareni given three years in prison for covering protests in the country. ⁦@RSF_inter⁩ c… https://t.co/KagedZnWKL
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyAll indications that #Lebanon Prime Minsiter Hassan Diab's govt will resign later today via one of two ways. 1. Di… https://t.co/xFqMSmhcZt
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8/10
2020
Ma grand-mère Madeleine, 90 ans, soignée à l’hôpital des blessures de l’explosion : « Il faut continuer. La révolu… https://t.co/AQRncddL3E
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8/9
2020
728 (!!) people were injured today at the #Beirut protests, according figures from the Red across & the Islamic Eme… https://t.co/1yYkUUPvcI
Retweeted by Melvyn Ingleby238 wounded: 63 transported to the hospital 175 treated on site Acc. to @RedCrossLebanon Internal Security Force… https://t.co/u6H0y8tdJI
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyBREAKING: #Lebanon Prime Minister Hasan Diab calls for early elections
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyBrave reporting👇 @timourazhari https://t.co/BG0ZzcHyuiAll of a sudden, Army started beating protesters viscously near ring. As I was filming, army beat me and threw my p… https://t.co/9KoMzPfVfI
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyBeirut protesters storm & occupy several ministries including ministry of energy where they found all lights on & A… https://t.co/ETbFU1YZS6
Retweeted by Melvyn Ingleby🚨 Clashes at Ministry of Foreign Affairs in #Beirut, which protestors briefly occupied. Army now chasing them out a… https://t.co/8FsFNf0QlILeaving protestors tell me some inside Foreign Ministry are being arrested, others left peacefully as army arrivedhttps://t.co/s6BELomdPT🚨 Military convoys arriving at Ministry of Foreign affairs which was just occupied by protestors #لبنان__ينتفض #LebanonProtestsProtestors in #Beirut have occupied the Ministry of Foreign Affairs #لبنان__ينتفض #LebanonProtests https://t.co/7DySK8oc6HRetired soldiers occupying #Lebanon's Foreign Ministry building: We declare this the headquarters of the revolution… https://t.co/42zM62YlK5
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyProtestors have taken over the #Lebanon economy ministry, throwing down a rain of documents and a picture of Presid… https://t.co/YbcTdpJclf
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyProtesters in #Beirut seize ministry of foreign affairs and proclaim it “headquarters of the revolution” breaking n… https://t.co/no7gvJi4m9
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebySecurity forces are showering Martyrs Square with tear gas as protestors attempt to reach government buildings beyo… https://t.co/X9i7Z7I0aX#لبنان_ينتفض https://t.co/E7iEYwAND5Clashes between demonstrators and security forces broke out near Lebanon’s Parliament on Saturday. Many see the bla… https://t.co/yYDVKxoYHX
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyThis was one hour ago. Internet is terrible.Clashes between protestors and security forces off Martyrs’ Square in #Beirut #لبنان_ينتفض https://t.co/kZqIQFWHm4The people want the fall of the regime. #لبنان_ينتفض #LebanonProtests https://t.co/KS84LGXY7LWounded protestor carried away just off Martyrs’ Square in #Beirut. Many thousands in the streets. Anger is huge. T… https://t.co/4V4QQQwQ9mSecurity forces firing teargas at protestors just off Martyrs’ Square in central Beirut. Protestors throwing rocks… https://t.co/C5hnhTa58vUp close: hoe Libanon’s onheil families uit elkaar trekt. Na dinsdag is het zeker: Ryme wil weg. Haar vader Bill… https://t.co/ny3xRziH25Good ⁦@bellingcat⁩ article debunking speculation that #Beirut port was hit by missiles before the explosion.… https://t.co/2tUqEqh7B1Out of the confirmed 157 dead in Beirut’s blast, 43 are Syrian, the embassy in Beirut said today. That’s more than a fourth.
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8/8
2020
Fliers being handed out in downtown #Beirut: “Today is the last day of raising the ruble and cleaning Beirut. To… https://t.co/21dBsKkM5E
Retweeted by Melvyn Ingleby#BREAKING #Lebanon president Michel Aoun rejects calls for international blast probe @AFP
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyTaking responsibility, Lebanese style https://t.co/33clNIbccY
8/7
2020
This is not a happy tweet, because #Lebanon’s government should be doing this. - But it’s really stunning to see hu… https://t.co/XcVeUQMQApThe French president is in my neighborhood, one of the worst hit in the #BeirutBlast, before any Lebanese politicia… https://t.co/d6TwYNl1Tq
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyAbout 100 volunteers cleaning up Gemmayze Street in #Beirut crowd around French President Macron, chanting “the peo… https://t.co/JgcOpD32vR
Retweeted by Melvyn InglebyMijn reportage over de nasleep: De doden, de vermisten, de verwoesting - maar ook een nieuwe roep om revolutie ⁦… https://t.co/nGlCx86xwI
8/6
2020
Armenia street last night and just now. The clean up effort on our street has been amazing. #LebanonExplosionhttps://t.co/o79ys9MEss
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8/5
2020

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