Iran

Zarif mocks Trump over 'shameful' Khashoggi statement

Trump's recent statement on Saudi Arabia opened with a litany of complaints against Iran, prompting Tehran's mockery.

Iran's Zarif mocks Trump's 'shameful' statement on Saudi prince

Syria's War

US targets Iran-Russia network over oil sent to Syria

Vessels carrying Iranian oil have switched off transponders to conceal deliveries to Syria, Treasury Department says.

US targets Iran-Russia network over oil sent to Syria

Jamal Khashoggi

Jamal Khashoggi case: All the latest updates

US senators criticise Trump over his treatment of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Jamal Khashoggi case: All the latest updates

Yemen

Yemen: 85,000 children may have died from starvation

Aid group Save the Children analysed UN data and found tens of thousands of kids under 5 perished from severe hunger.

Yemen: 85,000 children may have died from starvation

Saudi Arabia

Detained Saudi activists 'tortured, sexually harassed'

Rights group says activists arrested by Saudi Arabia this year faced sexual harassment and torture.

Arrested Saudi activists tortured, sexually harassed: Amnesty

Jamal Khashoggi

Trump not taking punitive measures against Saudis over Khashoggi

US president says it 'could very well be' that the Saudi crown prince 'had knowledge' of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

Trump not taking punitive measures against Saudis over Khashoggi

Inside Story

Can Israel's PM Netanyahu save his right-wing coalition?

Benjamin Netanyahu says there is no room for politics in Israel's security as he tries to avert a snap election.

Opinion

Mohammed bin Salman and a murderous web of lies

The Trump White House and the Saudi crown prince have been struggling with damage control after the Khashoggi murder.

Bill Law

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Bill Law

Turkey

European court urges Turkey to free Kurdish politician Demirtas

ECHR says extensions to his detention for last two years are not justified, calling end to his pre-trial imprisonment.

European court urges Turkey to free Kurdish politician Demirtas

Jamal Khashoggi

'Blindingly obvious' that MBS ordered Khashoggi murder: report

US State Department official tells ABC News 'there is overwhelming consensus that the leadership is involved'.

'Blindingly obvious' that MBS ordered Khashoggi murder: report

Yemen

Hodeidah clashes flare despite UN calls for ceasefire

Hodeidah residents report most intense fighting in days as UN envoy lays groundwork for peace talks in Sweden.

Hodeidah clashes flare around key port, despite calls for truce

Lebanon

Lebanon's new cabinet: What's the hold up?

Six months after general election, parties are still wrangling for ministerial posts to form a new government.

Lebanon in stalemate over new cabinet: What's the hold up?

Occupied West Bank

Airbnb to remove listings from illegal Israeli settlements

About 200 listings for houses in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank will be removed in the coming days.

Jamal Khashoggi

Khashoggi case: All previous updates

Here are all the developments on Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder, from October 10 until November 16.

Khashoggi case: All previous updates

Jamal Khashoggi

Report: Saudi royals turn on MBS after Khashoggi murder

Amid outcry over writer's killing, dozens of princes and cousins want to see change in line of succession, report says.

Report: Saudi royals turn on king's favourite son after killing