Andrew Simmons

Andrew Simmons

Andrew Simmons, a senior Africa correspondent, has more than 20 years of experience in high-profile television news, and is an experienced war correspondent.

He has covered Chechnya, the Bosnian conflict and the first Gulf War, during which he spent more than one week in captivity in Basra. More recently, he reported on the revolution in Egypt and the war in Libya. His laurels include two Royal Television Society (RTS) awards.

Middle East

Khashoggi remembered in prayers across the world

Muslims around the world have been remembering Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during Friday prayers.

Khashoggi remembered in prayers across the world

Middle East

Traces of acid, chemicals found at Saudi consul general's home

Sources at Turkish attorney general's office told Al Jazeera samples of acid were found at Saudi envoy's Istanbul home.

Traces of acid, chemicals found at Saudi consul general's home

Middle East

Review of facts around Khashoggi murder

A look at what the latest evidence has shown about Saudi journalist's killing in the Saudi consulate in Turkey.

Review of facts around Khashoggi murder

Europe

Ukraine-Hungary row: Dual citizens 'outed' in Ukraine

Why a diplomatic spat over passports between Hungary and Ukraine is turning into something much bigger.

Ukraine-Hungary row: Dual citizens 'outed' in Ukraine

Europe

Ukraine's Orthodox Church is now independent of Russia

Ukraine's president is declaring a victory, while Russia warns of geopolitical and religious conflict.

Ukraine's Orthodox Church is now independent of Russia

Yemen

’I could count the ribs on her chest’: Yemeni refugees starving

Many refugees who fled to Djibouti are facing a severe war with lack of basic needs and humanitarian aid.

’I could count the ribs on her chest’: Yemeni refugees starving

Yemen

Yemenis find refuge, little else, in Djibouti's Obock camp

More than 1,500 Yemenis are languishing at a camp in the Horn of Africa country, where hunger and anguish is widespread.

Yemenis find refuge, little else, in Djibouti's Obock camp

Middle East

Yemen losing generation of youth to war

The number of children returning to school in Yemen has dropped to a new low as nationwide devastation continues.

Yemen losing generation of youth to war

Middle East

'We're cooking leaves': Civilians caught in Yemen's war

Civilians caught in the intensifying fighting are now so hungry they are eating leaves off trees.

'We're cooking leaves': Civilians caught in Yemen's war

Middle East

Yemen's Houthis say Saudi-Emirati led coalition kills 15 people

The civilian death toll continues to rise in Yemen, but aid agencies warn that casualties from attacks could pale compared with deaths from shortages of food and medicine if supply lines remain cut.

Yemen's Houthis say Saudi-Emirati led coalition kills 15 people

Middle East

Yemen: New protests over shattered economy

Demonstrations continued for and against the Saudi-UAE coalition-backed government.

Yemen: New protests over shattered economy

Yemen

Protests continue in Aden over Yemen's ailing economy

More protests took place in southern Yemen over the government's failure to take measures against rising prices and the collapse of the currency.

Protests continue in Aden over Yemen's ailing economy