Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:58:18 GMTKurdish forces taking part in the offensive to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from Islamic State militants are besieging a key town to the north-east.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:48:52 GMTEgyptian authorities seize 9,000 tonnes of sugar in raids on factories and warehouses, amid a nationwide shortage.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:07:43 GMTHuman Rights Watch calls for an investigation into an attack on a mosque in northern Iraq on Friday that killed at least 13 women and children.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 23:14:50 GMTClothes made by child refugees in Turkey are ending up among those sold by leading British brands, a Panorama investigation reveals.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 03:52:46 GMTThe Iraqi parliament votes to ban the sale, import and production of alcohol, arguing that its availability is unconstitutional.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 03:36:23 GMTA former Guantanamo Bay prisoner who went on hunger strike in Uruguay to demand relocation to another country receives an offer, his supporters say.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:08:29 GMTTuk-tuks are predominantly driven by men in Egypt, but the country's economic woes are driving more women to it as a means of earning a living.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:41:13 GMTStudents in Iraq tell the BBC's Shaimaa Khalil about their close encounter with militants from so-called Islamic State.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 14:40:59 GMTFootage has captured explosions near the Iraqi town of Bashiqa, as Kurdish forces try to take back areas held by so-called Islamic State.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 21:19:14 GMTCommanders say that large advances have been made against the Islamic State group in northern Iraq, but there have been losses.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:13:38 GMTAfter fleeing the fighting around Mosul, thousands of displaced people face cramped conditions living in camps.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:04:18 GMTPanorama has gone undercover in Istanbul and found evidence that Syrian refugee children are making clothes for leading British brands.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 00:56:34 GMTFrom dome gardens and psychedelic insects to an apocalyptic vision of corpse trading, Iraqi writers imagine their homeland 100 years after the US invasion.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:15:34 GMTThe BBC's Ahmed Maher explores a tunnel in a village abandoned by so-called Islamic State as Iraqi government forces advance on Mosul.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:25:29 GMTThe BBC's defence correspondent Jonathan Beale on the week that saw Iraq launch the fight to push IS from its second-biggest city