Jonathan Rugman


A state of terror: Islamic State longs to be left alone to establish its blood-stained utopia

31 January 2015 9:00 am

The Sykes-Picot agreement will be 100 years old next year, but there will be no congratulatory telegrams winging their way…

A supporter of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi holds his portrait during a demonstration in Cairo, November 2013

From Nasser to Mubarak — Egypt's modern pharaohs and their phoney myths

25 January 2014 9:00 am

Jonathan Rugman is foreign affairs correspondent for Channel 4 News.

Iran Begins To Fuel The Country's First Nuclear Power Station

Peter Oborne is almost right about Iran's non-existent nukes

11 May 2013 9:00 am

Whether the United States is a force for global peace is not really up for debate in the self-described ‘indispensable…

UKIP Leader Nigel Farage Campaigning In South Shields

A visit to Bulgaria with Nigel Farage

4 May 2013 9:00 am

I went looking for potential immigrants with Ukip’s leader

Venezuelan policemen escort Dutch citize

My Venezuelan jail hell

19 January 2013 9:00 am

There are two conditions British foreign correspondents must meet before they can consider themselves old hands. The first is having…

Tehran, November 1979. A child screams, ‘Death to the Satan, Carter’ outside the former US embassy, where 52 diplomats are held hostage

Murderous mullah games

10 November 2012 9:00 am

Montesquieu observed that popular governments are always more vindictive than monarchies. So it proved in Iran in 1979, where the…

Anthony Shadid: a gentle, self-effacing man, glowing with bear-like warmth

A voice that haunts

6 October 2012 9:00 am

One cold evening in the middle of February this year I walked into a smoke-filled room in a town called…