Middle East

Iraq: Baghdad and Kurds strike deal to resume Kirkuk oil exports

Oil flows from Kirkuk begin after Baghdad and Erbil agree on deal to export 50,000 to 100,000 barrels of oil per day.

Iraq: Baghdad and Kurds strike deal to resume Kirkuk oil exports

Inside Story

What can Khashoggi tape reveal about his murder?

Turkish media says another audio recording proves the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was planned.

Palestine

'We want it cancelled': Palestinians protest social security law

Workers argue that the government is 'not listening' to their concerns but minister says special committee formed.

'We want it cancelled': Palestinians protest social security law

Jamal Khashoggi

Funeral prayers for Khashoggi held in many cities

Prayers held in two of Islam's holiest cities, with the son of murdered Washington Post columnist attending one of them.

Funeral prayers held for Jamal Khashoggi in Mecca and Medina

Jamal Khashoggi

'A price needs to be paid': US Senate bill targets Saudi Arabia

Bipartisan move follows decision to place sanctions on 17 Saudi nationals involved in killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi.

'A price needs to be paid': US Senate bill targets Saudi Arabia

Australia

Australia, Malaysia in war of words over Israel embassy shift

Australian treasurer notes PM Mahathir's past comments about Jewish people amid escalating confrontation over embassy.

Australia, Malaysia in war of words over Israel embassy shift

Witness

Korean Lovers in Baghdad

A young Iraqi woman's obsession with all things Korean inspires her dream of moving to South Korea.

Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty for five in Khashoggi murder

Riyadh's latest account dismissed as inadequate by Turkey as US sanctions 17 Saudis it said were involved in killing.

Jamal Khashoggi

How the Saudi narrative of Khashoggi's killing changed

A summary of Saudi's response to news of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed at the kingdom's Istanbul consulate.

How the Saudi narrative of Khashoggi's killing changed

Middle East

How the tourism industry underpins illegal Israeli settlements

Companies such as Expedia and Trivago are leading tourists to settlements without telling them in marketing material.

How the tourism industry underpins illegal Israeli settlements

Weather

Flooding disrupts air traffic in Kuwait

Flights were diverted to nearby Manama, Dubai and Dammam airports as another round of rains battered the Gulf nation.

Kuwait: Flights resume after flooding disrupted air traffic

Yemen

Saudi-UAE alliance orders halt in Hodeidah assault

Air and ground offensive have stopped as the alliance says it backs UN-proposed talks to end the weeks of fighting.

Saudi-UAE alliance orders halt in Hodeidah attack amid peace push

People & Power

Rescue at Sea: Migrants in the Mediterranean

Why are authorities in Italy and Libya trying to stop NGO vessels from rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean sea?

Middle East

Hamas celebrates Lieberman resignation as 'political victory'

Israel's defence minister quit over an Egypt-brokered ceasefire reached with armed groups in Gaza.

Inside Story

Who can shape Libya's future?

An international conference in Italy hoped to find a way to end violence and provide Libya with some stability.