Up to 55 migrants killed in second 'deliberate drowning'

Up to 55 migrants killed in second 'deliberate drowning'..

Andrew Martin 10-Aug, 12:00 16 BBC

Another 55 migrants are thought to have died after being deliberately drowned, the UN's migration agency says. Up to 180 migrants were...


Israel to speed up Gaza tunnel barrier

Israel to speed up Gaza tunnel barrier..

Gavin Perry 10-Aug, 07:20 18 BBC

Israel is to accelerate the building of a huge barrier along its boundary with Gaza aimed at preventing militants from tunnelling under the...


Iraqi government staff told to down tools in heatwave

Iraqi government staff told to down tools in heatwave..

Tyler Holmes 10-Aug, 00:50 16 BBC

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has ordered all government staff to take Thursday off work because of exceptionally high temperatures....


Iran arrests six for Zumba dancing

Iran arrests six for Zumba dancing..

Tyler Holmes 09-Aug, 14:30 18 BBC

Iranian officials have arrested six people accused of teaching Zumba dancing and trying to "change lifestyles", media reports say. The...


Iran's Rouhani appoints female vice-presidents after criticism

Iran's Rouhani appoints female vice-presidents after criticism..

Diego Ross 09-Aug, 05:20 16 BBC

Iran President Hassan Rouhani has appointed three women as vice-presidents and one as a civil rights assistant following criticism of his...


Iran cabinet: President Rouhani criticised over all-male line-up

Iran cabinet: President Rouhani criticised over all-male line-up..

Anna Torres 08-Aug, 13:30 17 BBC

A new Iranian cabinet unveiled by President Hassan Rouhani has prompted criticism of the all-male line-up. Mr Rouhani is regarded as a...


Iraq to hang 27 for IS Camp Speicher massacre

Iraq to hang 27 for IS Camp Speicher massacre..

Sophia Bell 08-Aug, 13:30 19 BBC

An Iraqi court has sentenced to death 27 men for their involvement in the massacre of up to 1,700 soldiers by so-called Islamic State (IS)...


Iraq Shia militia 'lose dozens in attack'

Iraq Shia militia 'lose dozens in attack'..

Antonio Roberts 08-Aug, 07:00 20 BBC

Dozens of Shia militiamen have been killed in an attack in Iraq close to the border with Syria, reports say. There are conflicting...


Israel decision to revoke attacker's citizenship condemned

Israel decision to revoke attacker's citizenship condemned..

Maria Stewart 07-Aug, 10:30 22 BBC

Human rights groups have criticised a decision by an Israeli court to remove the citizenship of an Israeli Arab who attacked people with a...


Carla Del Ponte: War crimes expert quits UN Syria inquiry

Carla Del Ponte: War crimes expert quits UN Syria inquiry..

Lily Evans 06-Aug, 15:50 20 BBC

Former war crimes prosecutor Carla Del Ponte has announced she is quitting a United Nations commission investigating human rights abuses in...


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