Andrew Simmons: Ask Me Anything on Syria - Al Jazeera English


Andrew Simmons: Ask Me Anything on Syria

Al Jazeera's correspondent goes live on Reddit to answer your questions about his recent trip to Syria.

| Politics, Middle East, Syria

Do you have questions about Syria?

Then log onto right now and join the chat with Al Jazeera's senior correspondent Andrew Simmons, who just returned from Syria.


He's seen first-hand the dire conditions facing displaced people stopped from crossing the Syrian border into Turkey. He's reported on moves to oust the leader of the Free Syrian Army, Riad al-Asaad, and witnessed a big battle between rebels and the Syrian government's Force 46 west of Allepo.

Simmons has filed an exclusive report about the opposition forces' fight aimed at eventually taking the city of al-Raqqa. He also recently revisited a field hospital near al-Atarib where six weeks ago he reported on the inadequacy of medical equipment when two children under five years of age died in front of him.

Now on the Turkish side of the border, Simmons will be online from 15:30 GMT, October 3, on Reddit's "IAmA" page - Ask Me Anything.

You can view the question-and-answer without being logged in, but to ask a question, you'll need to have a Reddit account. You can create one for free on top of the site

Simmons is an award-winning war correspondent who’s been covering Chechnya, the Bosnian conflict and the first Gulf War. More recently he covered the revolution in Egypt and Libya. He filed exclusive reports from Syria and its border with Turkey in August and September.




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