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Sara Firth @Sara__Firth Istanbul, Turkey

Middle East Correspondent @trtworld. News & Documentaries. Sara.firth@trtworld.com.

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Joined Twitter 10/16/08


@Danaslewis That means a lot thank you Dana. Yes couldn’t believe he just bravely stood on as we all hit the floor!A powerful message from Syrian artist, Dina, who paints on people’s tents in the camps in Idlib “The situation in… https://t.co/u9zR5Gvyhd
Retweeted by Sara FirthThe heavy thud of missiles landing sounds almost constantly in the background of the #Azerbaijan town of #Terter.… https://t.co/NVqAJCaasw
10/22
2020
In 12 minutes we will be live in Nigeria. My awesome colleague @MariaRamosUK will be speaking to @danikpoyi and… https://t.co/GLHdz3Bg1S
Retweeted by Sara FirthSecurity forces in #Nigeria reportedly opened fire on protesters, killing up to 12 people. Here’s why Nigerians a… https://t.co/ROv7MHxvlAAround the site of the missile strike in #Azerbaijan’s #Ganja people have left flowers and photos and signs saying… https://t.co/h5U9SC9Mp1 @Danaslewis I would’ve loved to! Totally stole my heart.Made an on the road friend 🐾 https://t.co/iKUQdUk9BsOn @trtworld the military opens fire on people demonstrating against police brutality in #Nigeria. @danikpoyi live… https://t.co/tox8K0A7Ox
Retweeted by Sara FirthA civil lawsuit has been filed in the US against Saudi crown prince #MBS for the killing of late journalist Jamal K… https://t.co/J76UsQ8Pjn
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10/21
2020
Another day of shelling yesterday in #Azerbaijan’s Terter. A second ceasefire has been agreed between #Azerbaijanhttps://t.co/UnSpLYCmsrLife affirming content https://t.co/oPNJUbp3br
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10/20
2020
@MariaRamosUK Welcome to Istanbul Noah ❤️❤️❤️“For years, The Times has tried, and often succeeded, in finding ways to make people pay attention to these issues,… https://t.co/q6D4qUEvOj
Retweeted by Sara FirthSomeone give @TovaOBrien all the awards 👏 https://t.co/30UvYDAoggThere’s no diary that I’ve read that doesn’t have an incredible story to tell. We all have a story: we will all suf… https://t.co/rRI4ksGMv0
10/19
2020
Language is what eases the pain of living with other people, language is what makes the wounds come open again. —A… https://t.co/V0zmSWcKAX
Retweeted by Sara FirthShock and heartbreak in #Azerbaijan’s #Ganja after the missile strikes. The #NagornoKarabakh conflict is taking a… https://t.co/VjzU6YoH4dBoth #Azerbaijan and #Armenia have agreed a humanitarian ceasefire to come into effect in 20 minutes from now. Let’… https://t.co/iH9mcny6Xx
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10/18
2020
‘Where are my neighbours?’ this women is crying. The silence & shock here at one of the sites of a missile strike i… https://t.co/iPVY1ChLKBWe strongly condemn any kind of attack targeting residential areas where civilians live – UN's Farhan Haq says foll… https://t.co/lbKvlfZiPT
Retweeted by Sara FirthVideo from my colleague @Sara__Firth at the site of a missile strike in #Azerbaijan’s #Ganja. Total devastation. Bu… https://t.co/WFsVPDUkSa
Retweeted by Sara FirthThe site of the strike in Azerbaijan’s Ganja is just utter devastation. Buildings destroyed, clothes strewn everywh… https://t.co/5oB3G6tWdnWe’re in Azerbaijan’s Ganja which was hit last night by missile strikes. Locals are standing shocked around one of… https://t.co/FqlILJMuGx#Azerbaijan says second city of #Ganja has been hit by a missile overnight. 12 people, including 2 children, killed… https://t.co/fwWmu4VD6q
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10/17
2020
Azerbaijan’s second largest city of #Ganja (far from the frontlines of the #NagornoKarabakh conflict) has again bee… https://t.co/6GC2qgzXlVI see these food and water dispensers for the street cats in a lot of places here in Istanbul https://t.co/LdcZYZUhmT
Retweeted by Sara FirthTiny little dinner guest 🐾 https://t.co/OC66dk82OCAzerbaijan accuses Armenia of purposefully intensifying the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh by moving heavy artillery… https://t.co/prASlF6ap1
Retweeted by Sara Firth“My sister’s son died two days ago. We had his funeral at night. His mother didn’t even see her son’s body."… https://t.co/Um2YDjf4aK
Retweeted by Sara Firth @Danaslewis @trtworld Definitely not holding. Every day since it came into effect there’s been sounds of incoming a… https://t.co/Zrlfw6muTKAzerbaijan’s Foreign Minister’s Press Secretary has told @trtworld - officially on paper the #NagornoKarabakh cease… https://t.co/n4Xf9AZ6oF
10/16
2020
Biden vows to lift Trump’s Muslim ban “on day one in office” with less than 3 weeks to go for the elections https://t.co/08Flqbu43w
Retweeted by Sara FirthReporting from Terter in #Azerbaijan earlier today. You can clearly hear artillery fire in the background while I’m… https://t.co/JJhbcqzvlH
Retweeted by Sara Firth• Read everyday. • Spend time with nature. • Ask questions. • Never stop learning. • Don't pay attention to what ot… https://t.co/G3zUikInSy
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10/15
2020
TRT World-Reporterin @Sara__Firth geriet während einer Live-Sendung in Terter, einer aserbaidschanischen Siedlung,… https://t.co/Lk5KEihvv7
Retweeted by Sara FirthMy colleague @Sara__Firth was in Terter in #Azerbaijan this morning where the shelling is getting worse. #Armeniahttps://t.co/MR7VrFjWHf
Retweeted by Sara FirthGöründüğünden de zor bir iş yaptıkları... @Sara__Firth ve @achopkins1 kameraman arkadaşlarımızla birlikte günlerdir… https://t.co/wRcR9Iq7gz
Retweeted by Sara FirthTRT World muhabiri @Sara__Firth bugün Azerbaycan’ın sivil yerleşim yeri Terter’de yayın yapıyorken Ermeni güçlerin… https://t.co/wD7OFw6N8l
Retweeted by Sara FirthThe most terrifying sound. As we were in #Azerbaijan’s #Terter filming, the whistle of incoming fire and a scrambl… https://t.co/EPaEsm1BKBWe can hear the thumps and see the smoke rising from incoming shells today near the frontline in #Terter.… https://t.co/MKN4b5QyHFLooks like #Azerbaijan-#Armenia ceasefire officially off. Azerbaijan’s President says Azerbaijan continues militar… https://t.co/Tvw49hIEYfThe heaviest day of incoming fire so far here in #Azerbaijan’s #Teter since the ceasefire came into effect. AZTV pr… https://t.co/66xF1c2sH5
10/14
2020
This is what’s happening on the other side of the frontline in #NagornoKarabakh. As both #Azerbaijan and #Armeniahttps://t.co/25VcGpGtSXBeen filming with the #Azerbaijan Red Crescent today in city of Terter, near where some of the fighting is happenin… https://t.co/xxDqNvDaC9
Retweeted by Sara FirthMuch heavier exchanges of fire between #Azerbaijan and #Armenia this morning. We’re a few km from the frontline and… https://t.co/yF3ykevNshThere's an incredible array of stories again in @newlinesmag this week, which if you aren't following you really sh… https://t.co/GTImtK6k3x
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10/13
2020
The #Azerbaijan-#Armenia ceasefire is not holding. Sounds of incoming fire and all morning there’s been fairly reg… https://t.co/TO63Q86E5CTRT WORLD is reporting from the frontlines in Azerbaijan with two teams. Both @achopkins1 and @Sara__Firth say ceas… https://t.co/NOK1x0VgeX
Retweeted by Sara FirthTRT WORLD @achopkins1 ve @Sara__Firth ile Azerbaycan'da cephede. İki muhabirimiz de farklı noktalarda ateşkese uyul… https://t.co/ReApM1fCgM
Retweeted by Sara FirthThe ceasefire is not holding here on the #Azerbaijan frontlines. Loud sounds of incoming fire just now where we are… https://t.co/uLHkPO5GYhThe town of #Teter in #Azerbaijan is like a ghost town now. Close to the frontlines, multiple mortars landed here b… https://t.co/FMy26On4s2Libya, the first armed conflict of the Arab Spring, is now a playground of intervening foreign powers out for thems… https://t.co/J9ItrXkoq9
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10/12
2020
@MariaRamosUK Yeeeees! 🙌😍 @nslhn_11 What a lovely message. Thank you so much 🥰Whilst we were interviewing Telman whose house in Teter in Azerbaijan was badly damaged recently, the shelling star… https://t.co/0ZVZFYx9NUHere’s a message from Jawaher, a 5 year old #Syrian girl in Idleb, who’s known nothing but war   It says “I want to… https://t.co/DDjERtA0Aj
Retweeted by Sara FirthWe are in the centre of the city of Ganja in #Azerbaijan where this is the damage that was caused at 2am from the s… https://t.co/U50vGuuD76
Retweeted by Sara FirthWe’ve now heard both incoming and outgoing fire this morning from #Azerbaijan and #Armenia. Both sides clearly viol… https://t.co/QiUTWK1fcy @lalarian @DanielEstrin 🙌🙌🙌 Very well deservedBoth #Azerbaijan and #Armenia have accused each other of violating the #NagornoKarabakh ceasefire. Last night we h… https://t.co/NFLyoAbA1y
10/11
2020
Spent the day reporting from one of the #Azerbaijan frontlines & speaking to very shaken civilians nearby. This vi… https://t.co/5NgvuEtXauThese are the moments before ceasefire bw #Azerbaiyan and #Armenia . @Sara__Firth & @behestitekin report from the… https://t.co/WZn9DuWP62
Retweeted by Sara Firthnew skirmishes amid humanitarian truce @Sara__Firth reports from #Azerbaijan frontier https://t.co/9bfISV1kXb
Retweeted by Sara FirthIt was an intense morning of shelling ahead of the #Azerbaijan-#Armenia ceasefire coming into effect. We’ve been re… https://t.co/XvQyuh5p4I
Retweeted by Sara FirthAzerbaycan Ermenistan hattında, bu sabah ateşkes yürürlüğe girmeden hemen önceki çatışmaları muhabirimiz… https://t.co/D1KYWXWjij
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10/10
2020
As the conflict between #Azerbaijan and #Armenia continues over #NagornoKarabakh both sides have suffered military… https://t.co/5hKFA5bbGJAzerbaijan wants to see an end to conflict but also wants to regain control of its Karabakh territories as recognis… https://t.co/aidGXnKRl2
Retweeted by Sara FirthWomen and girls caught up in conflict suffer many inequalities. They face difficulties in accessing healthcare, edu… https://t.co/QVtMv04bpL
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10/9
2020
"I'm speaking." This should be a 101 taught to all young girls. Nobody taught us this in the '80s.
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10/8
2020
Just seen that someone has updated Ghardabiya Airbase (#Sirte) on Google Maps as "Wagner International Airport".… https://t.co/ZuXnwXMutE
Retweeted by Sara FirthTwo British alleged ISIS militants have been charged in the United States over the killing of four American hostage… https://t.co/Hzrg63agN6Our #safety advisory for #journalists covering the #conflict in #NagornoKarabakh: https://t.co/PWDhIQcklY
Retweeted by Sara FirthOur latest report from the #Azerbaijan city of Ganja, which has been hit by rockets. It’s 60km from #Armenia border… https://t.co/M3JmzHIsOI
Retweeted by Sara Firth @HamdiRifaiJD @lcmporter @shellykittleson That’s very kind. Thank you!
10/7
2020
It’s a rare treat to be able to report a joyful story in Lebanon these days. Here’s Lucie’s story of how her love f… https://t.co/GoXEtz7XEd
Retweeted by Sara FirthEgypt has executed 15 additional political detainees. The country is in the list of worst executioners in the world https://t.co/yDZDYsZont
Retweeted by Sara FirthThis is significant. The Syrian population of #alHol is diverse - alongside #IS hardliners are unaffiliated civilia… https://t.co/7ASHgKswQR
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10/6
2020
Hats off to actor Tom Hollander for creating one of the funniest Sunday Times Magazine ‘life in the day’ articles o… https://t.co/XgaPxP10Hr
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10/5
2020
TRT World’ün Washington DC muhabirliğiyle görevlendirildim Önümüzdeki dönemde ABD’de sahadan, yerinden haberciliğe… https://t.co/uensSZbdB4
Retweeted by Sara FirthI’m delighted to announce that I will be the new Washington DC correspondent for @trtworld Tune in to our coverag… https://t.co/ZAmqgJTvMA
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10/3
2020
A shaky truce in 🇱🇾#Libya Reportedly, 🇪🇺#EU officials have drawn up plans to deploy EU military observes to #Libyahttps://t.co/Rvqbc2KZyB
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10/1
2020
20 years ago, a video of a 12-year-old boy being killed in Gaza reverberated around the world. Talal Abu Rahma, the… https://t.co/8k6IRZV80F
Retweeted by Sara FirthThe #UAE ramped up deliveries of military supplies to Libyan warlord Khalifa #Haftar this year in violation of a Un… https://t.co/QYqyt4VHq7
Retweeted by Sara FirthBiden dropping an inshallah is by far the best moment of the #Debates2020 https://t.co/j42M2HMBF2
9/30
2020
#Turkey ahead of the game, other countries could learn a thing or two... https://t.co/IMabkILtI3
Retweeted by Sara FirthThe #COVID trace & test teams in #Istanbul go in full protective gear to people’s homes to carry out tests on those… https://t.co/tthgYMjqKhWe followed a #COVID contact tracing team in #Istanbul. The app they use and the ability it gives them to so widely… https://t.co/lpdJ4iXNMKAnd that’s how you speak truth to power. @jonsnowC4 proving once again why he’s such a legend. https://t.co/esglCJXnAa
9/29
2020
@pakinamamer Sending good thoughts and love my dear ❤️Russia and China block the official release of a report by U.N. experts on Libya that accused its warring parties a… https://t.co/SlTxM0MTl3
Retweeted by Sara FirthMy dog is a whole 2020 mood... https://t.co/4IrVDhm832
9/28
2020
UK’s 10pm curfew covid rule going well then... people ending up leaving restaurants & bars all at the same time and… https://t.co/rSyyBJZmKc#IRAQ Another attack on a convoy headed for US coalition base, despite calls for calm and Pompeo's threats to close… https://t.co/LsuhvR5DA3
Retweeted by Sara FirthTurkish breakfasts are the best in the world 🤍 https://t.co/Ej788QEUKT
9/27
2020
“İstanbul'u dinliyorum, gözlerim kapalı Önce hafiften bir rüzgar esiyor; Yavaş yavaş sallanıyor Yapraklar, ağaçl… https://t.co/Bxx569MrKr
9/26
2020
U.S. Commandos Are Using Stealth Missiles to Kill Qaeda Leaders in Syria https://t.co/rnN8gtUrA2
Retweeted by Sara Firth"#Haftar assault on 🇱🇾#Libya’s capital has collapsed. Foreign powers have tried to sideline him. But warlord… https://t.co/e8xkU4byKr
Retweeted by Sara FirthEven small acts of kindness can have a great impact. https://t.co/B0M4AdZr1g“I think right now the regime plays the game of ‘wait and see’, trying to figure out who is behind the protests” W… https://t.co/fcYBhAJZxd
9/25
2020

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