Middle East

What is behind the hostility between Iran and Turkey?

The post-ISIL power vacuum in the region has brought tensions between Iran and Turkey to a head, analysts say.

Jerusalem

Jabal Mukaber faces Israel's collective punishment

Palestinians in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood have been threatened with residency revocation after recent attacks.

Syria's Civil War

Syrian women demand justice for detainees

Demonstrators in Geneva have called for an end to the practice of enforced disappearances in war-torn Syria.

Occupied West Bank

Palestinian women lead resistance in Budrus

Fighting back against Israel's incursions has become second nature for residents of the West Bank village.

Battle for Mosul

Hunting down ISIL sleeper cells in Mosul

Since retaking eastern Mosul from ISIL, Iraqi security forces have been working to apprehend the remaining fighters.

by John Beck