US imposes 'sweeping' Syria sanctions over 'chemical' attack

US imposes 'sweeping' Syria sanctions over 'chemical' attack..

Michael Adamson 24-Apr, 18:48 23 BBC

The US has imposed "sweeping" sanctions on officials in a Syrian government agency in response to a suspected chemical attack earlier this...


US-Israeli man, 18, in court over threats against Jewish centres

US-Israeli man, 18, in court over threats against Jewish centres..

Ella Flores 24-Apr, 12:24 17 BBC

A teenager has appeared in court in Israel charged with threatening to blow up Jewish schools and community centres. Michael Ron David...


Article 308: Jordan scraps marriage loophole for rapists

Article 308: Jordan scraps marriage loophole for rapists..

24-Apr, 07:16 19 BBC

A law which protected rapists from punishment if they married their victims has been scrapped in Jordan. The Jordanian cabinet revoked...


Missing million

Missing million..

Diego Ross 23-Apr, 19:08 23 BBC

Giselle Cycowicz (born Friedman) remembers her father, Wolf, as a warm, kind and religious man. "He was a scholar," she says, "he always...


Italy migrant crisis: Charities 'colluding' with smugglers

Italy migrant crisis: Charities 'colluding' with smugglers..

Kevin Allen 23-Apr, 12:40 24 BBC

An Italian prosecutor says he has evidence some of the charities saving migrants in the Mediterranean Sea are colluding with...


Saudi Arabia's King Salman reverses public sector pay cuts

Saudi Arabia's King Salman reverses public sector pay cuts..

David Brooks 23-Apr, 02:48 27 BBC

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has reinstated bonuses and special allowances for civil servants and military personnel that had been cut last...


Lebanon rape law: Wedding dresses hang in Beirut sea front protest

Lebanon rape law: Wedding dresses hang in Beirut sea front..

Joseph Williams 22-Apr, 14:42 29 BBC

Activists campaigning to change Lebanon's law on rape have staged a macabre protest on Beirut's famous sea front. What appeared to be...


Syria war: US ground troops kill 'leading IS member'

Syria war: US ground troops kill 'leading IS member'..

Diego Ross 21-Apr, 17:56 31 BBC

US troops have targeted and killed a leading member of the so-called Islamic State (IS) group in a commando raid in Syria, military...


Six-man race

Six-man race..

Maria Stewart 21-Apr, 12:56 19 BBC

Six candidates have been cleared to stand for president in Iranian elections in May. Current President Hassan Rouhani is among those...


Aya Hijazi returns to US from Egyptian prison

Aya Hijazi returns to US from Egyptian prison..

Cole Becker 21-Apr, 09:00 29 BBC

The Trump administration has secured the freedom of an Egyptian-American charity worker after nearly three years of detention in Cairo. ...


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