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Riding high..

Diego Ross 14-Apr, 20:16 37 BBC

They're calling him "Abu Ivanka al-Amriki" - "Father of Ivanka, the American". From Cairo to Qatar, the US presidential candidate once...


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Islamic State mufti killed in Mosul air strike, Iraqi forces say..

Lily Evans 14-Apr, 16:16 33 BBC

The Iraqi government has issued instructions to civilians on how to stay safe as forces continue their assault on the IS-held western side...


Iran election: President Rouhani registers to run again

Iran election: President Rouhani registers to run again..

Ella Flores 14-Apr, 14:57 31 BBC

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has registered to run for office again in elections next month. He will face frontrunner Ebrahim Raisi,...


Egypt's shaken Copts mark Good Friday after double bombing

Egypt's shaken Copts mark Good Friday after double bombing..

Sophia Bell 14-Apr, 13:48 19 BBC

The head of the Coptic Christian Church has led a Good Friday service in the cathedral in Cairo in the aftermath of last Sunday's deadly...


Syria war: Evacuation begins in besieged towns

Syria war: Evacuation begins in besieged towns..

Wyatt Waller 14-Apr, 01:33 25 BBC

The Syrian government and rebel forces have begun an operation to move people away from besieged towns, activists say. Some 80 buses have...


Egypt lawyer gets 10 years, social media ban for Facebook posts

Egypt lawyer gets 10 years, social media ban for Facebook posts..

Kevin Allen 13-Apr, 12:16 18 BBC

The human rights group Amnesty International has condemned the jail term given to an Egyptian lawyer for criticising the government on...


Egypt Coptic Church cuts back Easter celebrations after attacks

Egypt Coptic Church cuts back Easter celebrations after attacks..

Gavin Perry 13-Apr, 12:16 27 BBC

Egypt's Coptic Church says it will cut back Easter celebrations after the two bomb attacks that killed at least 45 people last weekend. ...


Syria chemical attack 'fabricated' - Assad

Syria chemical attack 'fabricated' - Assad..

Antonio Roberts 13-Apr, 12:16 25 BBC

Media playback is unsupported on your device Mr Assad accused the West of making up events in Khan Sheikhoun so it had an excuse to carry...


Dancing after dark

Dancing after dark..

Lily Evans 12-Apr, 20:00 43 BBC

The attacks this week on Coptic churches in northern Egypt underline the dangers faced by the country's Christian minority. But among the...


Syria war: Deal to evacuate besieged towns begins with prisoner swap

Syria war: Deal to evacuate besieged towns begins with prisoner..

Mary Paterson 12-Apr, 11:32 43 BBC

Syrian government forces and rebels have begun implementing a deal to evacuate four besieged towns by carrying out a prisoner exchange. ...


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