Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:34:33 GMTThe second day of an assault on the IS stronghold saw heavy artillery fire at a key village.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:58:34 GMTThe militant group uses anger at corrupt officials to recruit new members, says a new report.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:29:53 GMTThe ban is said to be for "national security reasons" and not driven by religious ideology.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:41:09 GMTMilitary officials act to remove "security threat" of private drones after shooting at two devices.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 02:28:06 GMTRebel groups that supported recent peace moves warn they will respond to shelling.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 05:03:06 GMTThe Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad Zarif, has called on the United States to stop threatening Iran.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:21:15 GMTWhile so-called Islamic State rules the road, Iraqi forces control the skies in the battle for Mosul, as the BBC's Quentin Sommerville reports.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:49:32 GMTFootage released by Syria Civil Defence shows a girl being pulled alive from rubble, apparently in Damascus amid reported air strikes.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 08:43:32 GMTThe BBC's Quentin Sommerville is embedded with Iraqi troops as they intensify their offensive in Mosul.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 12:04:29 GMTIraqi security forces are set to begin a major new offensive against the so-called Islamic State in Mosul.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:01:17 GMTThe new Trump presidency could have profound implications for US relations with Iran, says the BBC's Kambiz Fattahi.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:13:21 GMTGay sex can get you arrested in Lebanon, but has a surprising ruling in a recent case changed the future for the country’s LGBT community? BBC Pop Up is in Lebanon to find out.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:13:09 GMTLosing its most cherished prize will present IS with an existential challenge, says Renad Mansour.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:27:17 GMTA two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict is one of a number of formulas, writes Prof Colin Shindler.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:02:51 GMTThe playful exchange between Netanyahu and Trump said a great deal, writes PJ Crowley.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:40:01 GMTThe teacher forced to leave Aleppo after teaching while bombs fell and food ran short
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:25:49 GMTIsraeli diplomats seek clarity from Mr Trump, as the Israeli Prime Minister prepares to visit Washington