Battle for Mosul
The desperate conditions of west Mosul residents are expected to be compounded as Iraqi forces surround the old city.
by Samya Kullab
Battle for Jerusalem
by Aseel Jundi
by Omar Al Saleh
Occupied West Bank
by Nigel Wilson
by Dorian Geiger
Middle East21 Feb 2017 09:54 GMT
Seventy-four bodies of refugees recovered from beach in western city of Zawiya on the Mediterranean Sea, officials say.
Middle East21 Feb 2017 06:54 GMT
Pro-Kurdish HDP files application at European Court of Human Rights over arrest of its leaders, Demirtas and Yuksekdag.
Battle for Mosul21 Feb 2017 05:54 GMT
With aerial support from US-led coalition, Iraqi forces launch offensive to drive ISIL from Mosul's western half.
Battle for Mosul20 Feb 2017 20:19 GMT
Troops backed by jets battle their way to Mosul airport, as US defence chief arrives in Baghdad on unannounced visit.
Middle East20 Feb 2017 14:28 GMT
No injuries as motorcade carrying prime minister of Libya's UN-backed government comes under fire in Tripoli.
Middle East20 Feb 2017 12:07 GMT
Benjamin Netanyahu turned down regional peace initiative last year brokered by John Kerry, former US officials confirm.
Middle East20 Feb 2017 11:20 GMT
Ten men sentenced to death over violence at Port Said football match, with one additional suspect still at large.
Turkey attempted coup20 Feb 2017 10:43 GMT
Trial of 47 people accused of plotting to kill President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has begun in the southern city of Mugla.
Politics20 Feb 2017 09:39 GMT
Donald Trump wants the US to go to war with Iran, but Iranians can still stop or at least delegitimise his efforts.
Middle East20 Feb 2017 09:15 GMT
Jim Mattis arrives on unannounced visit to Iraq as Pentagon considers acceleration of military campaign against ISIL.
Middle East20 Feb 2017 04:15 GMT
Prime minister announces start of military operation to take back ISIL's last major urban territory in Iraq.
Middle East19 Feb 2017 20:37 GMT
Zarif backs dialogue with 'brothers in Islam' but Saudi counterpart Jubeir urges 'red lines' to halt Iran's actions.
Inside Story19 Feb 2017 20:25 GMT
Iraqi forces and their allies have been fighting for months to push ISIL out of Mosul.
Middle East19 Feb 2017 19:27 GMT
Bombings since start of 2015 have mostly been blamed on ISIL and armed Kurdish groups.
Middle East19 Feb 2017 18:17 GMT
Colourful event in Jeddah comes as Saudi Arabia boosts its entertainment sector amid economic and social reform.
by Hamid Dabashi
by Mariam Barghouti
by Daoud Kuttab
by Khalil al-Anani
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