BBC News - Middle East

BBC News - Middle East

'Galapagos of the Indian Ocean' a disaster zone
Socotra, one of the most biologically unique places on Earth, is hit by a powerful cyclone.
05/24/2018 11:42 AM
Iran nuclear deal: Khamenei lists demands for European powers
Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei says European powers must make up for the US exit from the agreement.
05/23/2018 09:30 PM
Saudi Arabia widens crackdown on women's rights activists
Eleven people are now being held, activists say, just weeks before a ban on women driving is lifted.
05/23/2018 12:04 PM
Wael Abbas: Prominent Egyptian blogger 'arrested'
Police raided Wael Abbas's home in Cairo overnight and took him away blindfolded, his lawyer says.
05/23/2018 02:24 PM
Palestinians demand full ICC investigation into 'Israeli war crimes'
The foreign minister submits a referral detailing what he says is evidence of alleged Israeli crimes.
05/22/2018 04:11 PM
Yemen war: Wedding party that turned into a 'bloodbath'
Sameeh was at the wedding in April when his father Ali was killed by a Saudi airstrike in rural Yemen.
05/24/2018 02:49 PM
'I want to be like Mo Salah'
Aspiring footballers in Mo Salah's hometown are taking inspiration from the Liverpool FC ace.
05/21/2018 11:36 PM
The 'day spa' for pregnant sharks
Visit the 'day spa' where pregnant dusky sharks treat themselves to a warm bath
05/20/2018 11:16 PM
Gaza: The history behind the anger
The BBC's Paul Adams explains the issues at the root of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.
05/16/2018 03:18 PM
'Shock in Gaza at the scale of the killing'
The BBC's Jeremy Bowen explains the reason why people have been protesting in Gaza.
05/15/2018 11:43 AM
Why Jerusalem matters
The city's importance explained, as the controversial US embassy move to the city goes ahead.
05/14/2018 09:06 AM
Palestinians face post-Abbas uncertainties
With Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in ill health, attention is turning to who might replace him.
05/23/2018 11:54 PM
In pictures: Hitchhiking in the occupied West Bank
A photojournalist documents the risky world of Israeli “trempists” - Hebrew for hitchhikers.
05/22/2018 11:55 PM
Iranian women threw off the hijab - what happened next?
The BBC takes a look at how far a growing women's movement against Iran's mandatory hijab has come.
05/18/2018 11:39 PM
Six misconceptions about Ramadan
As Ramadan begins, we speak to experts about some of the misconceptions around the holy month.
05/15/2018 04:09 AM
'I hated myself for Abu Ghraib abuse'
One of the soldiers convicted in the Abu Ghraib scandal talks about its legacy.
05/16/2018 09:17 PM
Did Israel use excessive force at Gaza protests?
Israeli troops have been criticised for using live fire in response to Palestinian protests in Gaza.
05/17/2018 01:05 PM
Saudi women troll men telling them 'You won't drive'
Women in Saudi Arabia are hitting back at men telling them: "You won't drive," on social media.
05/16/2018 01:55 PM