Blind ambition

Blind ambition..

Mia Mason 27-Jul, 21:20 27 BBC

As Ali and Aphra watched their son Allan graduate from Cambridge University last month, they thought back to the moment he was born. "I'm...


Yemen's agony

Yemen's agony..

Diego Ross 27-Jul, 18:40 30 BBC

Amid UN warnings of the dire humanitarian situation in Yemen, the BBC's Orla Guerin has overcome attempts by Saudi Arabia to block her team...


Syria war: US says coalition partners must only fight IS

Syria war: US says coalition partners must only fight IS..

Wyatt Waller 27-Jul, 14:50 25 BBC

The US has warned its coalition partners in Syria to focus exclusively on the fight against so-called Islamic State (IS) and not regime...


Jordan's King Abdullah calls for Israel trial over embassy deaths

Jordan's King Abdullah calls for Israel trial over embassy deaths..

Diego Ross 27-Jul, 14:50 27 BBC

Jordan's King Abdullah has urged Israel to put on trial an Israeli security guard who shot dead two Jordanians near Israel's embassy in...


Palestinians return to holy site after Israel security reversal

Palestinians return to holy site after Israel security reversal..

Mia Mason 27-Jul, 14:50 25 BBC

Last week Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said he was freezing all contacts with Israel, including security co-operation,...


EU migrant crisis: France plans asylum 'hotspots' in Libya

EU migrant crisis: France plans asylum 'hotspots' in Libya..

Andrew Martin 27-Jul, 09:50 32 BBC

France says it plans to set up "hotspots" in Libya to process asylum seekers, in a bid to stem the flow of migrants to Europe. President...


Jerusalem site security measures removed

Jerusalem site security measures removed..

Diego Ross 27-Jul, 03:30 26 BBC

Israeli police remove last of new security measures outside Jerusalem holy site which led to Palestinian uproar Israeli police remove...


Sven Lau: German preacher jailed on Syria charges

Sven Lau: German preacher jailed on Syria charges..

David Brooks 26-Jul, 13:30 23 BBC

An Islamist preacher found guilty of supporting the Jamwa group of Islamist foreign fighters in Syria has been jailed for five-and-a-half...


EU top court keeps Hamas on terror blacklist

EU top court keeps Hamas on terror blacklist..

Michael Adamson 26-Jul, 13:30 20 BBC

The European Union's top court has ruled that the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas should remain on the 28-member bloc's terrorism...


Palestinian-Israeli contact to stay frozen, says Abbas

Palestinian-Israeli contact to stay frozen, says Abbas..

Joseph Williams 25-Jul, 20:00 28 BBC

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas says he will maintain a freeze on contact with Israel, despite the removal of metal detectors at a...


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