BBC News - Middle East
Israel election: Netanyahu in tough fight in this year's second vote
A former military chief is seeking to unseat Israel's prime minister in a race too close to call.
Oil prices soar after attacks on Saudi facilities
Brent crude ends 15% higher - its largest one-day percentage gain since 1988.
Israel's election: The most important things to know
Five things that matter about Israel's second election in just five months.
Liz Truss apologises over 'inadvertent' Saudi military sales
International Trade Secretary Liz Truss tells a court a promise to halt export licences was broken.
Saudi oil attacks: Nato chief 'extremely concerned' about escalation
There are fears of escalating tensions in the region as Iran is blamed for strikes on oil facilities.
Israel election a referendum on Netanyahu
The BBC's Jeremy Bowen looks at the election campaign of Israel's longest-serving prime minister.
Israa Ghrayeb: Palestinian woman's death prompts soul-searching
Israa Ghrayeb's story led protesters to urge greater protection of women from gender-based violence.
Is Jordan running out of water?
Jordan is one of the countries most affected by rising temperatures -- and it's predicted to get worse.
Hamza Bin Laden: Trump confirms al-Qaeda leader's son is dead
Donald Trump confirms he was killed in a counter-terror operation after his death was reported in August.
Kylie Moore-Gilbert named as British-Australian academic held in Iran
Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a Middle East specialist at Melbourne University, was detained "months ago".
Syrian rapper battles on all fronts in war-torn Idlib
Angered by the suffering of civilians, a young student is protesting in his own way - by rapping.
Netanyahu denies Politico report Israel spying on the White House
A Politico report said Israel was likely behind surveillance devices found near the White House.
Footage shows chaos in Karbala after stampede kills 31
Mobile phone footage shows the chaos after at least 31 people died in a stampede in Karbala, Iraq
Israeli PM Netanyahu whisked away amid sirens
Israel's PM is taken to a shelter as sirens warning of rocket fire interrupt an election rally.
Shia Muslim pilgrims mark Ashura in Iraq's Karbala
Hundreds of thousands of Shia Muslims have gathered for the holy day in the Iraqi city.
Inside Iraqi paramilitary base hit in 'Israeli' strike
An Iran-backed paramilitary force in Iraq says Israel has attacked several bases in recent weeks.
Idlib 'double tap' air strike Russia says never was
An attack kills 39 people in Syria - Russia says it wasn't involved. BBC News Arabic investigates.
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