VIDEO: Oil price falls as Opec meet

The price of oil has fallen as Opec oil producers meet in Vienna to discuss production levels.

Posted by on 27 November 2014 | 4:09 am

Drama in Vienna as Iran nuclear talks go down to the wire

How drama unfolded behind the scenes at Iran nuclear talks

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 6:21 pm

VIDEO: The new wave of Israeli filmmakers

Israeli directors are creating everything from westerns to cannibalistic fantasies as Talking Movies' Tom Brook has been finding out.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 6:14 pm

Egyptian youths jailed over protests

A court in Egypt sends 78 boys under the age of 18 to prison for taking part in protests in support of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 4:55 pm

Oil price falls ahead of Opec meeting

The price of oil has fallen as Opec oil producers prepare for their meeting on Thursday and data shows crude stocks rose last week.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 4:45 pm

VIDEO: Sabah, Lebanese singing legend, dies

Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, one of the Arab world's best-known entertainers, has died aged 87.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 4:03 pm

Jerusalem attacker wife loses rights

Israel revokes the residency rights of the widow of one of the two Palestinian men who killed five people at a synagogue in Jerusalem.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 1:37 pm

Britons jailed over Syria terror camp

Two brothers from east London become the first Britons to be jailed for terrorism training in Syria.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 11:47 am

Jihadi 'hostage murderer' killed

The Algerian army has killed one of the militants responsible for the beheading of a French hiker in September, the justice minister says.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 10:27 am

Lebanese diva Sabah dies, aged 87

Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, popularly known as the "Diva of Music" in the Arab world, dies at the age of 87.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 8:18 am

Raqqa air strikes death toll rises

Almost 100 people are now believed to have died in a series of government air strikes on the Islamic State-held northern city of Raqqa on Tuesday.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 7:38 am

Eight hostages freed in Yemen raid

Yemeni troops take part in a raid to rescue a group of eight hostages being held by al-Qaeda, but there are conflicting reports of US involvement

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 4:44 am

Will Opec cut oil production?

Should Opec cut production to boost prices?

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 5:57 pm

Cairo building collapse kills 17

Rescue teams are searching for survivors in the rubble of a block of flats that collapsed in Egypt's capital Cairo, killing at least 17 people.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 12:25 pm

United Arab Emirates profile

Provides an overview of the United Arab Emirates - known as the UAE - including key events and facts about this federation of seven states.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 9:49 am

Tunisian election goes to run-off

Tunisia's presidential election will go to a run-off after no candidate secured an overall majority in the first round of voting, official results show.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 9:06 am

Iran nuclear talks draw criticism and praise in world press

World press see hope and failure in Iran nuclear talks

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 8:22 am

Qatar country profile

Provides an overview of Qatar, including key events and facts about this small country which has become a major oil producer.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 7:55 am

Oman profile

Provides an overview of Oman, including key events and facts about the oldest independent state in the Arab world

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 5:32 am

Bahrain country profile

Provides an overview of Bahrain, including key events and facts about this oil-rich state which has become a financial services centre

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 4:35 am

Why some Arabs reject Sharia

A controversial debate in Arabic trends on Twitter

Posted by on 24 November 2014 | 6:28 pm

VIDEO: Iran nuclear talks deadline extended

The deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran has been extended to the end of June after talks in Vienna failed to reach a comprehensive agreement.

Posted by on 24 November 2014 | 5:23 pm

VIDEO: Israel: 'Don't give Iran atomic bombs'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tells the BBC's Kevin Connolly that the only acceptable deal for Israel would be the dismantling of Iran's nuclear capabilities.

Posted by on 24 November 2014 | 8:30 am

VIDEO: Why are all eyes on Iran talks?

The BBC examines why it is so important to broker a deal on Iran's nuclear future, as talks continue in Vienna.

Posted by on 24 November 2014 | 6:41 am

Egypt: The forbidden love of interfaith romances

The dangers faced by interfaith Egyptian couples

Posted by on 23 November 2014 | 6:24 pm