BBC News - Middle East
Lebanon electricity crisis: Stealing power to survive
Protesters in Lebanon say its electricity crisis reflects everything that is wrong with the country.
Algeria election: Thousands march to protest in Algiers
People in countrywide protests have long called for a new kind of politics, not just a new president.
Israel will hold unprecedented third election in a year
PM Benjamin Netanyahu and his main rival, Benny Gantz, have been unable to form majority coalitions.
'There's nothing like it' - Meet Saudi Arabia's first certified female boxing coach
Rasha Al Khamis speaks to BBC Sport about becoming Saudi Arabia's first certified female boxing coach.
Saudi Arabia oil attacks: UN 'unable to confirm Iranian involvement'
Saudi Arabia says Iran was involved in September's drone and missile strikes - something it denies.
Aramco shares jump in world's biggest ever market debut
The Saudi oil giant's share listing comes after months of uncertainty over the initial public offering.
Pensacola attack: US grounds Saudi aviation students after navy base shooting
Flights for 300 aviation students are paused after the shooting at Pensacola left three sailors dead.
Algeria election: 'Why I give up my weekends to protest'
Algerian students put their lives on hold as they call for a poll boycott and complete political change.
Algeria jails two former prime ministers ahead of election
They were accused of abusing authority in a car manufacturing embezzlement scandal.
Rory McIlroy: World number two turned down Saudi Arabia event offer
Rory McIlroy reveals that he will not be playing in next month's Saudi International despite being offered a large appearance fee.
Syrian president's uncle on trial in France for money laundering
Rifaat al-Assad denies embezzling Syrian state funds to buy homes and offices worth €90m.
Six charts that show how hard US sanctions have hit Iran
Iran's leaders have stayed defiant in the face of the sanctions, but their substantial impact is clear.
Saudi Arabia ends gender segregation in restaurants
It had previously been mandatory to have one entrance for families and women, and another for men.
What's behind the wave of Middle East protests?
The BBC's Jeremy Bowen asks why people have been taking to the streets in Lebanon, Iran and Iraq.
The Iraq protests explained in 100 and 500 words
People have taken to the streets to demand an overhaul of the entire political system.
Reform and repression go hand in hand in Saudi Arabia
Sweeping social reforms have been accompanied by a crackdown on dissent, says Sebastian Usher.
'A rich exchange': The refugees teaching languages in Brazil
A language school in São Paulo employs refugees to teach, benefiting both students and instructors.
What links street protests around the world?
This year has seen protests on almost every continent and there are common causes that unite them.
Iraq protests: Tear gas canisters 'aimed at protesters'
Activists say military-grade cans are being fatally shot at people in anti-government protests in Iraq.
Iraq protests: 'We are running a marathon for peace'
A group of young people in Baghdad found a different way to protest against the government.
Lebanon protest: Expats return for Independence Day demonstration
Protestors against corruption and the ruling elite were joined by Lebanese from around the world.
Netanyahu: Corruption charges an 'attempted coup'
Israel's prime minister was defiant after being charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust.
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