Dylan Collins

Dylan Collins is a Deputy Editor at Al Jazeera English. He has reported from across the Middle East. 

Middle East

Will Mohammed Dahlan return to lead Gaza?

A confluence of interests between Egypt, the UAE and Hamas are paving the way for the exiled strongman's return.

Middle East

'Deadly US air strike in Syria hit peaceful mosque'

US claims Aleppo air raid targeted al-Qaeda, but rights groups and researchers say civilians were hit in mosque.

Syria's Civil War

Syria war: 'Worst man-made disaster since World War II'

On sixth war anniversary, Syria headed towards 'perverted version' of what has been happening in Iraq or Afghanistan.

Syria's Civil War

Geneva 4 and the shifting shape of Syria diplomacy

With a parallel track of talks and an amended agenda, the diplomatic process to end Syria's war is transforming.

Middle East

De Mistura: Syria talks in Geneva end with clear agenda

Warring sides agree to more negotiations as week of unsteady talks, threatened by a crumbling ceasefire, comes to close.

Middle East

Jaafari: Opposition holding Geneva talks 'hostage'

Government delegation accuses opposition of holding talks 'hostage' as they disagree over discussion on 'terrorism'.

Middle East

Syria opposition calls for Russian backing in Geneva

Main opposition group hopes support from Moscow in negotiations will put pressure on Damascus.

Middle East

Abbas: Defend two-state solution for a Palestine state

UNHRC member states told Israel moving towards 'apartheid solution' and cautioned against moving embassies to Jerusalem.

Middle East

Homs blasts threaten to derail Syria talks in Geneva

Officials and rebels spar over attacks targeting government positions as UN envoy suspects 'spoilers' behind violence.

Syria's Civil War

Syrian women demand justice for detainees

Demonstrators in Geneva have called for an end to the practice of enforced disappearances in war-torn Syria.


Geneva talks: Rebels positive after meeting de Mistura

Opposition official praises Staffan de Mistura's 'positive ideas' at first meeting of new round of Geneva talks.

Middle East

Syria talks hit snag before opening ceremony in Geneva

Negotiations off to rocky start after opposition threatens to skip opening ceremony over disagreements.