Viewing entries tagged with 'Libya'
We make a quick dash, once we have cleared Tunisian customs, through the empty town of Wazin on to the open road. We pass the risk of Gaddafi's "Grad" rockets that can come at you from the valley below. Just outside Nalut we are waved through a rebel checkpoint, the men...
'Owen Bennett Jones introduces the pick of recent insight, wit and analysis from correspondents around the world. In this edition:Mark Savage meets the Syrians fleeing torture and terror at home; Allan Little explores the true value of a good political joke; Lyse Doucet describes how the face of Kabul has changed over...
'Insight, wit and analysis from BBC correspondents, journalists and writers from around the world. Presented by Pascale Harter. In this edition:
Doctors in Tripoli are increasingly concerned about the presence of armed militiamen in hospitals, says Dr Saleyha Ahsan, freelance journalist and a British physician who volunteered to work in the Libyan capital.
'War wounds that won't heal quickly
Saleyha Ahsan is a doctor, a journalist and a filmmaker. She was also a captain in the British Army who served in Bosnia. For the past month, Saleya has been working as a medical volunteer with Libya’s war wounded. She started out in a hospital in neighboring Tunisia.