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Lindsey Hilsum is Channel 4 News International Editor, and author of Sandstorm; Libya in the Time of Revolution.

The global spread of jihadi extremism - video

channel4.com — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. Quite apart from the gruesome activities IS, the similarly-motivated Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria is spreading terror into neighbouring Cameroon.

'Thursday night was riot night' at Bassingbourn base

channel4.com — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. "Libyans ran riot" on the Bassingbourne barracks where they were supposed to be trained as soldiers, a whistleblower tells International Editor Lindsey Hilsum. See her report in full at 7pm.

Life in Aleppo’s ruins: ‘We’ve had enough of dying, sitting at home, having no fun. We want to dance’

theguardian.com — They dance to Gangnam Style at the daytime disco in Aleppo. The lights strobe as Psy's 2012 hit blasts out and a young woman with tattooed arms and a ripped T-shirt roars out the lyrics. Dry ice fills the basement of the Dedeman Hotel, which luckily is not experiencing one of Aleppo's daily power cuts.

The battle for Aleppo - video

channel4.com — International Editor Lindsey Hilsum is given a tour around Aleppo, Syria. Some areas are still in the hands of the Free Syrian Army, but they are squeezed between IS militants and the Syrian regime.

Living with war in Aleppo - video

channel4.com — Syria's second city has seen some of the fiercest fighting of the civil war, but some people living there just want to forget the carnage, whatever way they can.

Lindsey Hilsum: It is sobering to see how war has taken hold in Ukraine

newstatesman.com — I have just returned from my fourth visit to Ukraine this year. In February, I started off in Lviv, in the far west, and ended up in Crimea in the south - which, by the time I left, had been annexed by Russia. History moves fast these days.

Without Scotland, Will the UK Lose Its Cool?

mashable.com — At every checkpoint in eastern Ukraine rebels in teeshirts and combats, khaki bandanas around their heads, kalashnikovs slung across their shoulders, demanded to see our documents. "Scottish television!" we would cry as we showed our British passports.

Evidence of Russian presence in Ukraine - video

channel4.com — A million people have now fled the conflict in Ukraine, according to the United Nations - as Kiev accused Russia of bolstering an invasion force.

Libya's descent: extremists fight for control - video

channel4.com — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. In 2011 they were all revolutionaries trying to overthrow Gaddafi. Now, says Lindsey Hilsum, Islamists are battling secularists for control in Libya - and the west is ignoring the country's implosion.

Is Libya now a failed state? - video

channel4.com — Please wait while this video loads. If it doesn't load after a few seconds you may need to have Adobe Flash installed. The capital's airport has now fallen into the hands of the Misrata militia allied with jihadi extremists. Once hailed the success of the Arab Spring, is Libya tearing itself apart?
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Jan 31, 2015

RT @frasereC4: Remember #KenjiGoto like this. Pic via "@MikeyKayNYC: the world will be a lesser place without his compassion. pic.twitter.com/sxYi0QpOzm

Jan 30, 2015

My @Channel4News report on #ISIS #ISIL attack on #Kirkuk and its ambitions in the region. Like Al Qaeda but richer? channel4.com/news/egypt-isl…

Jan 30, 2015

@yecaldrachir We report the news and hopefully that informs people. But we don't do educational campaigns!

Jan 30, 2015

@yecaldrachir I don't think most non Arabic speakers understand Daesh bcs it's an Arabic acronym.

Jan 30, 2015

So depressing to read how women's obituaries concentrate on anything but their talent. @everydaysexism theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

Jan 30, 2015

RT @lourdesgnavarro: Just had half hour exclusive interview with #argentina's foreign minister timmerman who was accused by #nisman of coverup. Listen on @npratc

Jan 30, 2015

@alibabasios Very true. But it's important to know what 'our' allies are doing. And to point up any breach of Geneva Conventions.

Jan 30, 2015

@Richard68639 @Channel4News I think it a the day before we did the tunnels piece. Can't remember!

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