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.

Australian, Hezbollah links to deadly bus bombing

Ruth Pollard An Australian with connections to the Hezbollah militant group is one of the key suspects in a bombing that killed five Israelis and a local bus driver at an airport at a Black Sea resort last year,...

Israel alleges Iran planned bus blast

Israel has threatened to 'settle the account' with those responsible for an attack in Bulgaria killing Israeli tourists.

Ruth Pollard Israel threatens to 'settle the account' with those responsible for an attack that left seven dead.

Six dead in attack on Israelis in Bulgaria

Smoke from Bulgaria airport bomb blast.

Ruth Pollard At least six people were killed and many more wounded on Wednesday in an attack on a bus packed with Israelis at a Black Sea airport in Bulgaria that the government in Israel blamed on arch foe Iran.

Voice behind a revolution

Lina Ben Mhenni.

Ruth Pollard The blogger and human rights activist known as the Tunisian Girl cuts a diminutive figure amid the chaos of demonstrations outside the parliament in Tunis.

Accusations fly as Israel and Iran blame each other for attacks

New Delhi, India.

Ruth Pollard BEIRUT: Tensions between Israel and Iran have escalated sharply as the fallout from Monday's co-ordinated attacks on Israeli embassies in India and Georgia deepened.

Israel accuses Tehran over embassy attacks


Ruth Pollard Tensions between Israel and Iran escalate sharply as the fallout from attacks deepen.

New Gaza violence dogs Mid-East talks

Ruth Pollard, Jerusalem Middle East negotiators will meet today to discuss how to revive stalled peace talks.