Middle East

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi: Egyptian president may rule until 2034

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, a former army chief, has been in power since leading a…

Shamima Begum: IS runaway teen ‘could face prosecution in UK’

Image copyright PA Image caption Ms Begum was 15 and living in Bethnal Green, London, when she left the UK…

US-backed Syrian fighters battle to clear final two IS villages

Image copyright AFP Image caption Fighter from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) say they are facing fierce resistance US-backed Syrian…

Iran suicide bombing ‘kills 20 Revolutionary Guards’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Revolutionary Guards personnel have been targeted before by Sunni Muslim militants At least 20 Revolutionary…

Hakeem al-Araibi returns home to Australia after Thai detention

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHakeem al-Araibi thanked Australians for their support on arrival in Melbourne Refugee…

Islamic Republic at 40: How Iranian TV reported the revolution

The first TV news bulletin after the Islamic Revolution on 11 February 1979 was a rough and ready production featuring…

Hakeem al-Araibi: Thailand frees refugee footballer

Image copyright AFP A football player and refugee whose detention in Thailand sparked an outcry has been freed from jail…

IS resists ‘final push’ by US-backed force in eastern Syria

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Thousands of civilians have fled fighting in the last enclave held by IS militants…

Tunisia attacks: Militants jailed over 2015 terror

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The beach attack targeted tourists Seven jihadists have been sentenced to life in prison in…

US to buy Israeli Iron Dome missile defence system

Image copyright AFP Image caption The system has been used by Israel since 2011 The US military has announced plans…

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