Ruth Pollard

Ruth Pollard

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.

Arab Israeli MP determined her voice will be heard

Ruth Pollard in Jabal Akrad, northern Syria

Ruth Pollard HANEEN ZOABI paces the floor of her office in the northern Israeli city of Nazareth, a small bundle of energy who faces the almost impossible task of persuading a disillusioned and demoralised Arab...

Arab MP struggles to persuade a disillusioned community to vote

Ruth Pollard Haneen Zoabi paces the floor of her office in the northern Israeli city of Nazareth, a small bundle of energy facing the almost impossible task of persuading a disillusioned and demoralised Arab...

Heavy fighting as rebels close in on Gaddafi and sons

A Libyan rebel walks in the Bab Al-Aziziya compound after rebels overran Muammar Gaddafi's Tripoli bastion.

Ruth Pollard TRIPOLI: Rebels say they have taken control of the Gaddafi stronghold of Abu Salim in the south of Tripoli after a night of intense fighting, as rumours continued to swirl that Muammar Gaddafi and...