BBC News - Middle East

BBC News - Middle East

Iraq's Kurdistan region holds independence vote
Despite objections from Iraq and other nations, Kurds are pressing ahead with their key referendum.
09/25/2017 03:51 AM
Iran tests missile despite Trump pressure
The launch of the Khoramshahr missile, with a range of 2,000km, was shown on state TV.
09/23/2017 10:08 PM
Two jailed for life over 2015 Egyptian stadium deaths
Two people are jailed for life and 12 others imprisoned over violence that led to at least 19 people dying at a football stadium in February 2015.
09/24/2017 04:13 PM
Saudi textbook features image of Yoda with King Faisal
A picture of the Star Wars character sitting beside the late King Faisal is mistakenly included.
09/22/2017 04:28 PM
Syrian activist and daughter 'murdered' in Turkey
The two women were friends of US aid worker Kayla Mueller, who died in IS captivity in Syria.
09/22/2017 09:00 PM
Migrant crisis: Dozens feared drowned off Libya coast
At least 50 people are feared drowned after a dinghy reportedly ran out of fuel off the Libyan coast.
09/21/2017 10:08 PM
The Syrian girl who sings through war
Sana has a beautiful voice, and it helps her forget about the war raging where she lives in Aleppo.
09/23/2017 11:53 PM
Syria war 'ignored by United Nations'
A cinematographer for an Oscar-winning film about Syria says the topic was overlooked at the UN.
09/22/2017 09:29 PM
Kexit? Iraqi Kurdistan referendum explained
It's highly controversial, but these Kurds are adamant they will vote for their own state on Monday.
09/22/2017 02:19 AM
Amal Clooney and IS victim demand justice for Yazidis
The UN has passed a resolution to investigate war crimes committed by IS against the Yazidi people.
09/22/2017 12:34 AM
Fear for the future
Despite the gradual defeat of IS, Iraq's minorities fear for their future, says Yolande Knell.
09/22/2017 11:28 PM
Farglish no more
The new Apple iOS has a Persian keyboard. BBC Persian's Sam Farzaneh discusses why it is an important feature.
09/22/2017 10:42 PM
Life goes on
During six years of war, these Girl Guides have kept learning to camp, sing songs and change tyres.
09/18/2017 11:17 PM
State in the making?
A independence vote is coming, but it will not lead to a state - yet, says Michael Knights.
09/17/2017 11:32 PM
Swords and robes
Trump receives 83 items from Saudi Arabia ranging from swords to slippers. Is this common?
09/14/2017 10:00 PM
Escape from IS
Artur explains what happened after his wife took their children to IS-held territory in Syria.
09/04/2017 11:07 PM