Raf Sanchez

Raf Sanchez


Middle East correspondent | Telegraph raf.sanchez@telegraph.co.uk

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Four times in the last three days, Mike Pompeo has used his official government account @SecPompeo  - 3 million followers) to boost the status of his personal account @mikepompeo  - 775k followers). It's the personal account he'll be using if he runs for president in 2024.

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DC Police Officer Daniel Hodges: “It was my pleasure to help crush a white nationalist insurrection.”

I regret to inform you that “George Orwellian” is now an adjective Republican congressmen are using.

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Blinken says Biden continues to support Two State Solution but acknowledges it's "hard to see near-term prospects" for any Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. He said Biden admin's goal is to "slowly build some confidence" between the two sides for talks.

Trump is leaving the White House for the last time at 8am ET / 1pm UK / 3pm Cairo.

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At least 13 dead in twin suicide bombings at a market in central Baghdad. It's the first such attack in the heart of the Iraqi capital since 2018, according to @Reuters .

Fireworks above the Washington monument on the day of Biden's inauguration. 📸: @Maxar 

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This is stunning. The US deputy secretary of state, on live television, acknowledges Giuliani was trying to take down the US ambassador in Ukraine. He also says a White House official circulated a dossier of misinformation in aid of that smear campaign.

Doctor in #Aleppo  just sent this photo of a dazed child who survived an airstrike

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This picture of a wounded Syrian boy captures just a fragment of the horrors of #Aleppo  :

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The Israelis keep dropping tear gas with a drone on this communal tent full of women and kids. We’re 500+ yards from the border and I can’t see anyone throwing stones nearby or any other justification. #Gaza 

New UK ambassador to Washington is a typically relaxed Englishman who is totally comfortable with physical contact

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Syrians are tweeting Omran's picture as they ask why the world is doing nothing about the killing in #Aleppo 

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His name is Omar Daqneesh and he is 5. Here he is after treatment by some extraordinarily brave doctors in #Aleppo .

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