BBC News - Middle East

BBC News - Middle East

Iran earthquake: Khamenei criticises government's response
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says "some sectors" must do more, on a visit to the scene of the disaster.
11/20/2017 02:44 PM
BBC witnesses last stand of IS in eastern Syrian town
The Islamic State group has lost its last urban stronghold in Syria, but peace is a long way off.
11/20/2017 04:47 PM
Iraq Supreme Court rules Kurdish referendum unconstitutional
The Kurdish prime minister criticised the Supreme Court ruling but said he would not challenge it.
11/20/2017 02:34 PM
Israeli president rejects pardon for soldier Elor Azaria
Reuven Rivlin says an Israeli soldier who killed a wounded Palestinian attacker should not be pardoned.
11/19/2017 04:54 PM
Saad Hariri, Lebanon PM, to return to Beirut 'in coming days'
Saad Hariri vows to go back home by Wednesday and will then clarify his shock decision to resign.
11/18/2017 02:01 PM
Palestinians 'could freeze US ties' over Washington office closure
The US says the Palestinians can't have an office if they pursue Israelis at an international court.
11/18/2017 10:44 PM
Yemen crisis: Where power cuts threaten babies' lives
Hospitals in Yemen could run out of fuel in three weeks. The BBC reports from one of them.
11/17/2017 12:07 AM
Saudi women on what life's really like
Does the world have the right idea about women in Saudi Arabia?
11/16/2017 10:16 PM
Coptic Christian: 'I forgive the people who killed my granddaughter Maggie'
Samir Abdo's granddaughter was killed in a terror attack at an Egyptian chapel in 2016.
11/17/2017 12:27 AM
Saudi minister challenged over Yemen
Saudi Arabia's foreign affairs minister defends sanctions on Yemen, as the UN warns millions will die.
11/16/2017 11:44 PM
1111 for the road
A charity auction of special number plates by the Abu Dhabi police sees bids in tens of thousands of pounds.
11/20/2017 12:49 PM
War and waste
Yemen is on the brink of famine - so how come when markets there are full of fresh food?
11/19/2017 12:36 AM
Egypt's hipsters
What's the new hair craze? Young Egyptians know it all.
11/20/2017 12:52 AM
Bitter rivalry
The two Middle Eastern powers have long been rivals but recently it all got a lot more tense.
11/18/2017 12:19 AM
'For world peace'
When Iraq and Israel beauty contestants posted a photo together on social media, reaction was very mixed.
11/16/2017 04:13 PM
Long walk to safety
The Yemen crisis has displaced 1,000 people to a camp where people say: 'We have nothing.'
11/15/2017 12:16 AM
Aleppo dilemma
Mohamed was only 15 when he briefly joined so-called Islamic State in his hometown Aleppo, but the experience left him scarred.
11/15/2017 12:29 AM