Ruth Pollard is the Middle East Correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age. Her job takes her throughout the Middle East and North Africa, reporting on the Arab revolutions from Egypt, Libya, Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan, Tunisia and on the conflict in Israel and Palestine.
Ruth Pollard The early-morning call to prayer had just sounded, a melodic voice amid the darkness.
Ruth Pollard BETHLEHEM: Cities across the West Bank are in the grip of mass protests as taxi drivers, teachers, shopkeepers and other Palestinian workers joined a strike to protest against fuel price rises and...
Ruth Pollard, Jerusalem Distinguished foreign correspondent and French photographer die during rocket attack in Homs.
Ruth Pollard, Guvecci, Turkey There is no rest for men such as Hassan, who are working to keep Syria's revolution alive. He is not fighting on the front lines, he says as we wind our way towards the farming village where some of...
Ruth Pollard Thousands flee Syria as news confirmed that the head of the country's security was a victim of Wednesday's bombing attack by rebels.
Ruth Pollard JERUSALEM: Significant religious sites throughout the West Bank, including the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem and Joseph's Tomb in Nablus, will be among the first to be pushed forward for world...
Ruth Pollard Religious sites will be among the first to be pushed forward for world heritage status thanks to Palestine's UNESCO membership.
Ruth Pollard, Jerusalem Palestinian Authority President presses ahead with his demand for a total freeze on Israeli settlements before any peace talks can resume.
Ruth Pollard,Tripoli The man in charge of securing Tripoli and toppling the final remnants of the Gaddafi regime in the capital is emphatic.