Qatar blockade: Gulf states silent on Tillerson plea to ease measures

Qatar blockade: Gulf states silent on Tillerson plea to ease..

Antonio Roberts 10-Jun, 08:00 19 BBC

President Trump had previously tweeted support for the move to isolate Qatar over its alleged financing of extremist groups. He repeated...


Qatar blockade: US urges Gulf states to ease restrictions

Qatar blockade: US urges Gulf states to ease restrictions..

Mia Mason 09-Jun, 14:24 16 BBC

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Gulf countries must ease the blockade on Qatar, which is accused by Arab neighbours of funding...


Iraq suicide bomb: IS kills at least 20

Iraq suicide bomb: IS kills at least 20..

Gavin Perry 09-Jun, 13:00 19 BBC

A suicide bomber has struck a market in Iraq in a town near the Shia holy city of Karbala, killing at least 20 people. The so-called...


Qatar tensions

Qatar tensions..

Mia Mason 08-Jun, 20:36 25 BBC

Sometimes the recipe for a dispute says "leave to simmer". This one has been simmering for years. But then suddenly some of the cooks...


Lasting legacy

Lasting legacy..

Maria Stewart 08-Jun, 20:12 27 BBC

Israel was forged in, and defined by, war. Each armed conflict, large and small, left its mark. But it is the shortest, the Six Day War...


Syrian pro-government drone shot down by US military

Syrian pro-government drone shot down by US military..

Anna Torres 08-Jun, 15:06 28 BBC

The United States says it shot down a pro-Syrian government drone after it fired at coalition forces. The armed drone was flying near to a...


Risk of escalation

Risk of escalation..

Olivia Rogers 08-Jun, 14:06 26 BBC

Iranians woke up to a new reality on Thursday after their capital, Tehran, suffered its deadliest militant attack in almost three decades. ...


Qatar vows 'no surrender' in row with Arab states

Qatar vows 'no surrender' in row with Arab states..

Mary Paterson 08-Jun, 12:54 26 BBC

Qatar has vowed it will "not surrender" its foreign policy in a row with other Arab states over its alleged connections to extremism. ...


Yemen cholera cases pass 100,000 amid 'unprecedented' epidemic

Yemen cholera cases pass 100,000 amid 'unprecedented' epidemic..

Sophia Bell 08-Jun, 09:18 28 BBC

The authorities in the rebel-controlled capital Sanaa, which has recorded the highest number of cases, declared a state of emergency on 14...


Mosul battle: IS kills 230 fleeing civilians, says UN

Mosul battle: IS kills 230 fleeing civilians, says UN..

Maria Stewart 08-Jun, 07:24 22 BBC

They managed to take full control of the eastern half of Mosul in January and started an assault on the west the following month. Fewer...


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