The struggle of Syrian refugees in Lebanon
Nigeria: Failed state or African superpower?
Iraq aims to remove all remaining landmines by 2018, but new explosives laid by ISIL fighters have stymied progress.
20 Feb 2015 13:03 GMT | War & Conflict, Human Rights, Middle East, Iraq, ISIL
Despite the YPG's commitment to demobilise underage fighters, many have still found their way into combat.
13 Dec 2014 11:21 GMT | War & Conflict, Syria, Middle East, ISIL
Inoculation campaigns have faced massive challenges amid the country's plummeting security situation.
23 Nov 2014 10:40 GMT | Health, Syria, Middle East
Despite a lack of safety gear and medical training, injured fighters are determined to return to the front lines.
Sophie Cousins | 04 Nov 2014 08:19 GMT | War & Conflict, Middle East, Kurds, ISIL
Lebanese campaign to save water amid a shortage is unlikely to work without government regulation, experts say.
Sophie Cousins | 24 Aug 2014 07:49 GMT | Environment, Lebanon, Syria, Middle East
Iraqi families have sought shelter at a refugee camp near the country's Kurdish region, after fleeing major violence.
Sophie Cousins | 06 Aug 2014 09:20 GMT | War & Conflict, Humanitarian crises, Middle East, Iraq, ISIL
Wounded Iraqi civilians have flocked to hospitals under fire from Islamic State fighters and government forces.
Sophie Cousins | 04 Aug 2014 08:00 GMT | Humanitarian crises, War & Conflict, Middle East, Iraq, ISIL
The group's takeover of farms in Qaraqosh, 30km from Mosul, has caused fear among residents, and a jump in food prices.
Sophie Cousins | 29 Jul 2014 08:18 GMT | Humanitarian crises, War & Conflict, Iraq, Middle East, ISIL
Stations based in Turkey provide Syrians with the latest news.
Sophie Cousins | 07 Apr 2014 08:12 GMT | Arts & Culture, US & Canada, France, Syria, Turkey
Skype and other communication tools are crucial for Syrian refugees to keep in touch with family inside the country.
Sophie Cousins | 16 Mar 2014 07:46 GMT | Science & Technology
Activists worry of a medical "brain drain" as thousands of doctors escape the violence wracking the country.
Sophie Cousins | 28 Feb 2014 15:16 GMT | Politics, Health, US & Canada, Egypt, Jordan
Jewish scholar Robert S Wistrich on whether all criticism of Israel is anti-Semitic, and the root causes of Islamophobia
Politics, Israel, Palestine
101 East enters the world of Sabah's stateless children, who spend their lives on the run from authorities.
Child rights, Malaysia, Human Rights
We meet Chinese conservationists working to protect the world's only freshwater porpoise from extinction.
Environment, China, Wildlife
The politics and coverage of xenophobia in South Africa; and TV regulation in the UK ahead of a contentious election.
Media, Africa, South Africa