BBC News - Middle East

BBC News - Middle East

Syria: Turkish ground troops enter Afrin enclave
US-backed Kurdish militants say they have beaten back Turkish troops in northern Syria.
01/21/2018 07:25 PM
Iraq sentences German woman to death over IS involvement
Captured in Mosul, she was found guilty of giving logistical support and helping carry out attacks.
01/21/2018 02:00 PM
Syria conflict: 15 refugees found frozen to death
Children were among the 15 people who died trying to cross from Syria into Lebanon in a snowstorm.
01/20/2018 11:57 AM
Philippines stops sending workers to Kuwait over abuse fears
The ban comes after President Duterte said employers in Kuwait were driving Filipinos to suicide.
01/19/2018 05:20 PM
Data-stealing spyware 'traced to Lebanon'
Nation-state malware dubbed Dark Caracal uncovered by security researchers.
01/19/2018 01:09 PM
US plans open-ended military presence in Syria
The US wants to ensure the enduring defeat of IS, counter Iran's influence and help end the civil war.
01/18/2018 03:22 PM
Why is Turkey attacking Syria?
The BBC's Mark Lowen explains.
01/20/2018 06:51 PM
Looking for my brother
Amer hasn't heard from his brother Mohamed since he was arrested and put in an IS jail.
01/15/2018 12:40 AM
Is this the world's oldest tattoo parlour?
Wassim Razzouk's family has been tattooing pilgrims to Jerusalem for at least 25 generations.
01/13/2018 12:07 AM
Horror and hope: The artists defying IS terror
Artists in the Middle East reflect on life under the group’s brutal rule and try to revive the heritage it destroyed.
01/11/2018 08:13 AM
Israel's Indian Jews and their lives in the 'promised land'
Indian-origin Jews moved to Israel soon after its creation, but their lives have not been easy.
01/19/2018 12:12 AM
Spotlight turns on Palestinian slap video teen
Palestinian Ahed Tamimi is viewed as a symbol of resistance by some and a propaganda tool by others.
01/17/2018 01:11 PM
Turkey poised to attack Kurdish-held Syrian town
Turkey says it has begun an assault on a Kurdish-held town in Syria. Here's all you need to know.
01/20/2018 04:03 PM
Moshe Holtzberg: The Israeli boy who survived 2008 Mumbai attack
"I am very happy", Moshe Holtzberg, now 11, told reporters in Hindi as he arrived in Mumbai.
01/15/2018 12:09 AM
Saudi Arabia: How women are making football history
In the country's latest move toward social reform, female soccer fans are taking to the stands.
01/12/2018 05:11 AM
Why ordinary Iranians are turning to internet backdoors to beat censorship
In Iran, many ordinary citizens are engaged in a battle of wits as the authorities block popular apps and social media services.
01/10/2018 02:28 AM
Syrian shoe-shine refugee photo wins Turkish hearts
A photograph of a Syrian refugee gazing into a gym has resulted in a free lifetime membership
01/10/2018 03:15 PM
Fauda: The drama lifting the lid on Israeli snatch squads
Jane Corbin explores how close to real life is the Israeli undercover snatch-squad TV hit Fauda.
01/06/2018 12:15 AM