Martin Chulov

Anthony Shadid, peerless chronicler of human stories

A colleague pays tribute to Anthony Shadid, whose reporting from troubled regions won admiration for its insight and humanity.

The day anger turned to violence

How peace-loving Syrians finally took up arms against the regime and fought back.

Calm prevails in Egypt’s first free election in decades

Fears of violence in Egypt have been unfounded, with no major violations or security incidents reported in its first free ballot in over 80 years.

Desert claims ‘king of kings’

The belated finale for Muammar Gaddafi began on a marble slab in a car park and ended with a lonely burial in the desert.

Small step for Saudi women

Giving Saudi women the right to vote is a giant step for the conservative Islamic society.

‘M16 knew I was being tortured’

Rebel leader sheds new light on the UK's collaboration with Libyan intelligence forces.

Gaddafi clan’s brazen limousine escape

New details have emerged of the route used by Muammar Gaddafi's family to escape into neighbouring Algeria, triggering a diplomatic row.

Syrian town braces for brutal reprisal

The Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughour was besieged by columns of government tanks as the army massed for what is feared will be an all-out assault.

Libyan resistance to Gaddafi turns passive in east Tripoli

Tripoli's anti-Gaddafi movement has been reduced to painting pigeons in rebel colours and tying balloons to cats.

Clinton condemns Bahrain for lack of constraint

The United States issued a sharp rebuke to Bahrain on Wednesday, after a day of crackdowns on demonstrators.

Rebels fear attack by Gaddafi jet bombers

<b>Martin Chulov</b> talks to leaders at Ajdabiya, south of Benghazi, during a pause in the fighting.

Benghazi’s blood and guts exposed as it purges itself of Gaddafi

And there is barely a trace left of Libya's dictator in the city where he launched his rise to power.

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