VIDEO: Battle scars: Gaza war's legacy

One year on, Lyse Doucet speaks to a 12-year-old boy who survived a defining moment of the 2014 war between Israeli forces and Palestinian militant groups in Gaza.

Posted by on 5 July 2015 | 4:53 pm

VIDEO: Syria family urged to come home

A relative of a family from Luton who are believed to have joined militants known as Islamic State in Syria urges them to return home.

Posted by on 5 July 2015 | 11:32 am

VIDEO: 'Iran talks could go either way'

The US Secretary of State John Kerry says an agreement on Iran's nuclear programme could be reached this week but that the talks could still "go either way".

Posted by on 5 July 2015 | 10:22 am

Air strikes on Syria IS stronghold

The US-led coalition against the Islamic State group carries out an air assault on its Raqqa stronghold in Syria.

Posted by on 5 July 2015 | 7:10 am

The Greek tragedy giving hope to Syria's women

The Greek tragedy inspiring women who have lost everything

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 7:48 pm

Tunisia declares state of emergency

Tunisia declares a state of emergency, just over a week after 38 people were killed in attack in the resort city of Sousse.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 12:58 pm

Missing UK family 'safe with IS'

A missing UK family of 12 have joined so-called Islamic State and feel "safer than ever", according to a statement said to be on their behalf.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 12:08 pm

Iran's nuclear deal: The toughest of all challenges

Is Iran ready to make a nuclear bargain?

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 1:48 am

Mosque blast 'kills Syria militants'

At least 25 members of Syria's al-Qaeda affiliate, al-Nusra Front, die in a blast at a mosque in Idlib province, activists say.

Posted by on 3 July 2015 | 8:48 pm

Iran nuclear deal 'never closer'

Iran's foreign minister uses a YouTube posting to say a comprehensive agreement over its nuclear programme has never been closer.

Posted by on 3 July 2015 | 8:21 pm

The special water flown in for Princess Charlotte

The special water flown in for the royal christening

Posted by on 3 July 2015 | 6:20 pm

Foreigners and locals lament Sousse's dwindling tourism

Tunisians and foreigners lament dwindling tourism

Posted by on 2 July 2015 | 8:57 pm

Profile: Prince Alwaleed bin Talal

Saudi prince who plans to give his fortune away

Posted by on 2 July 2015 | 1:49 pm

Egypt looks for answers after brutal Sinai attack

Egypt looks for answers after Sinai clashes with IS

Posted by on 2 July 2015 | 1:18 pm

Kuwait profile

Provides an overview of Kuwait, including key events and facts about this oil-rich state.

Posted by on 1 July 2015 | 5:17 am

VIDEO: When Iran and US wrestled for real

In 1998, Iran and the US took part in an historic wrestling match in Tehran. Shawn Charles was one of the wrestlers.

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 6:06 pm

Egypt profile

Provides an overview of Egypt, including key events and facts.

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 5:10 am

Tunisia profile

Provides overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news about Tunisia

Posted by on 30 June 2015 | 4:21 am

VIDEO: Iran negotiations in 90 seconds

International negotiations on Iran's nuclear programme are due to finish, but it is thought they could continue into July.

Posted by on 29 June 2015 | 10:38 pm

VIDEO: Iran sanctions impact on daily life

Amir Paivar from the BBC's Persian Service explains how the sanctions on Iran affect the economy.

Posted by on 28 June 2015 | 8:26 pm

Syria profile

Provides an overview of Syria, including key events and facts about this influential Middle Eastern country.

Posted by on 25 June 2015 | 6:13 am

Sudan country profile

Provides an overview, basic information and key events for this African country

Posted by on 18 June 2015 | 8:18 am

Yemen profile

Provides an overview of Yemen, including key events and facts about one of the poorest countries in the Middle East

Posted by on 16 June 2015 | 4:31 am

Algeria profile

Provides overview, key facts and events, a timeline and leader profile along with current news about Algeria

Posted by on 15 June 2015 | 4:20 am

Libya country profile

Provides an overview of Libya, including key events and facts about this major oil producer which was ruled by Colonel Gaddafi for 42 years.

Posted by on 9 June 2015 | 4:42 am