syria refugee crisis
Hajj is a religious pilgrimage during which Muslims from every corner of the globe travel to Mecca, Saudi Arabia. It is the world's largest gathering of people, with close to 3 million people attending each year.
Today we have a pre-eid celebration for the families in the hotel. Cake, balloons, toys and so much food. It is beautiful. Most, not all, are relaxed for now and allow themselves to feel happiness.
There aren't many moments in time when we journalists can feel proud of our profession - it gets such a bad press itself! But the recent and ongoing refugee crisis is just such one of those snapshots in time when reporters and photographers simply doing their jobs have changed attitudes and affected political thinking.
Simon Cowell has said he hopes to meet the father of three-year-old Syrian refugee Aylan Kurdi. READ MORE: Simon Cowell Speaks
Aylun Kurdi There are times when you see a noticeable shift in public opinion, and sometimes a simple image can be all that
Sad isn't it, how it took three-year-old Alyan Kurdi's body to wash up at sea - for the world to be shocked into realization
With the devastating images of Aylan Kurdi making the front pages of the national newspapers this morning, there is a definite sense of change when it comes to the nations understanding and compassion surrounding the dire refugee situation.
David Cameron is poised to announce Britain will accept thousands more refugees from Syria, reports suggest after the Prime
Pictures taken in Hungary on Thursday show the utter desperation of a family dragged off a train by authorities. Having boarded
George Osborne has held Isis and criminal gangs responsible for the death of a drowned three-year-old boy attempting to escape