US-backed Yemeni troops 'push al-Qaeda' out of Shabwa

US-backed Yemeni troops 'push al-Qaeda' out of Shabwa..

Mia Mason 04-Aug, 18:10 25 BBC

Forces backing Yemen's government have reportedly driven al-Qaeda fighters out of the main cities of the southern province of Shabwa. The...


Netanyahu ex-aide Ari Harow 'to testify against him'

Netanyahu ex-aide Ari Harow 'to testify against him'..

Ella Flores 04-Aug, 13:40 26 BBC

A former top aide to Israel's prime minister is to testify against him in two corruption cases being investigated by police, local media...


US Blackwater guard's murder conviction overturned

US Blackwater guard's murder conviction overturned..

Michael Adamson 04-Aug, 13:40 24 BBC

A US appeals court has overturned a murder conviction for a former Blackwater security guard over the killing of 14 Iraqi civilians in...


Israeli PM Netanyahu's son in social media row over dog poo

Israeli PM Netanyahu's son in social media row over dog poo..

Lily Evans 04-Aug, 10:30 24 BBC

A son of the Israeli prime minister is facing a public backlash amid an escalating row over his reported failure to pick up his dog's...


Syria war: Homs ceasefire deal announced

Syria war: Homs ceasefire deal announced..

Olivia Rogers 03-Aug, 08:40 26 BBC

A ceasefire between Syrian forces and rebels north of Homs has been agreed and will come into effect on Thursday, Russia's defence ministry...


Last call

Last call..

Gavin Perry 02-Aug, 21:00 23 BBC

Late last year, the BBC's Mike Thomson received a desperate call from a bomb shelter in the Syrian city of Aleppo. It came from head...


Saudi authorities hunt for serial cat killer

Saudi authorities hunt for serial cat killer..

02-Aug, 13:00 25 BBC

Saudi authorities are investigating a case of animal cruelty after a video surfaced online showing a man shooting and killing cats in...


Bassel Khartabil: Syrian internet freedom activist 'executed'

Bassel Khartabil: Syrian internet freedom activist 'executed'..

Mia Mason 02-Aug, 11:31 20 BBC

A Syrian internet freedom activist was executed soon after he disappeared from prison in late 2015, his wife and supporters say they have...


Lebanon border jihadists withdraw to Syria

Lebanon border jihadists withdraw to Syria..

02-Aug, 11:31 24 BBC

The deal began with the exchange of the remains of nine HTS and five Hezbollah fighters on Sunday, according to Hezbollah sources. On...


Israeli PM prevents border 'punch-up' between firebrand MPs

Israeli PM prevents border 'punch-up' between firebrand MPs..

William Jacobson 02-Aug, 11:30 24 BBC

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has intervened to prevent a possible fistfight between an outspoken MP and his Jordanian...


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