UK minister accuses Saudis over 'proxy wars'

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is filmed saying Saudi Arabia and Iran are "puppeteering" in the Middle East.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 9:39 pm

Aleppo battle: Assad says victory in city would be 'huge step'

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says a victory in Aleppo would be a "huge step" towards ending the war.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 7:29 pm

Hospitals struggling to cope with Mosul casualties

Orla Guerin reports from a hospital in Irbil that is struggling to cope with the number of casualties.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 4:56 pm

Syria conflict: 'Israel missiles' hit Damascus military airport

Syrian state media say an Israeli missile strike targeted a military airport on the edge of Damascus.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 1:56 pm

Iraq conflict: Air strikes on IS-held border town 'kill dozens'

More than 60 people are reportedly killed in air strikes on an IS-controlled town in western Iraq.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 1:45 pm

Yemen ship sinking: 35 rescued off coast

Thirty-five people are rescued after a boat sinks off the coast Yemen, but 20 others are still missing.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 12:18 pm

Syria rebels 'withdraw from Old City' of Aleppo

Syrian rebels have left the last areas they held in Aleppo's old city, while calling for a five-day truce to allow the evacuation of civilians

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 10:56 am

India doctor to operate on '500kg' Egyptian woman

An Egyptian woman, said to weigh 500kg, is to be airlifted to India for weight reduction surgery.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 9:05 am

The journalists risking their lives to film in Aleppo

The journalists who risk their lives documenting Aleppo speak of the difficult choices they have to make.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 7:13 am

Theresa May 'clear-eyed' over Iran threat

Theresa May says she is "clear-eyed" about the threat posed by Iran to Middle East security.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 7:13 am

Downward spiral

Hunger and disease stalk Yemenis with no end in sight as the war grinds on, writes Fergal Keane.

Posted on: 6 December 2016 | 4:18 pm

Yemen's war leaves children on the brink of famine

Yemen's war leaves children on the brink of famine

Posted on: 6 December 2016 | 4:04 pm

Libya conflict: IS 'ejected' from stronghold of Sirte

Libyan forces hunt down the last IS fighters after ejecting them from their Sirte stronghold.

Posted on: 6 December 2016 | 12:39 pm

Precious objects

People who have fled the war in Syria tell us what objects they carried with them when they left their homes.

Posted on: 4 December 2016 | 9:27 pm

Fighting back

Three Lebanese women have launched an app designed to stop street harassment.

Posted on: 4 December 2016 | 6:11 pm

Show of force

Concern is growing over the rising power of Iraqi Shia militias in the battle for Mosul, Orla Guerin says.

Posted on: 3 December 2016 | 8:32 am

Fight or flight

Before the battle for Mosul, so-called Islamic State fought or fled but ultimately failed to hold ground in other parts of Iraq and Syria.

Posted on: 1 December 2016 | 9:39 am