Quentin Sommerville

Quentin Sommerville


BBC Middle East Correspondent

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Frank approaches, but does not commit to, the water.

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Shattering read: "Jihadist organizations would often send “matchmakers” to residents’ homes, knocking on doors looking for girls old enough to wed," | Children of the unknown |

13-year-old Hibatullah: "“I know nothing about my husband; not his real name, nor his family, nor even his whereabouts,”

"But it was a switch from red to black licorice three weeks before his death that doctors said proved fatal."

"The returns are some of the most sought-after, and speculated-about, records in recent memory." | Trump’s Taxes Show Chronic Losses and Years of Income Tax Avoidance

Ouch. "Ultimately, Mr. Trump has been more successful playing a business mogul than being one in real life."

"In 2017, the president’s $750 contribution to the operations of the U.S. government was dwarfed by the $15,598 he or his companies paid in Panama, the $145,400 in India and the $156,824 in the Philippines."

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These three kids, Amira, Hamza and Hiba, are orphans of the Islamic State. Their nationality has been a mystery since they were found after the fall of Baghouz. Their in a Kurdish-run camp in NE Syria not far from the Turkish-led incursion

It’s true we do sleep on the job. Our work is a bit taxing at times. doesn’t do lazy journalism. How about you?

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A BBC colleague was conducting an interview when the explosion hit. All our staff are safe and accounted for. #LebanonExplosion 

Drive around Raqqa for hours and all you will see is destruction. Here'a s two minute sample, without commentary. The pictures say enough.

Exclusive footage of the moment before Beirut's ruin. And the devastating story of Sahar Fares, the 27 year old firefighter medic who lost her life in the blast. @GhassanBBC  @colmonews  @cswift2 

Even in defeat, IS supporters remain unrepentant #Baghouz 

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