BBC News - Middle East
Iran plane crash: Search continues for missing Aseman Airlines jet
State media reported that the plane had been found but an aviation spokesman could not confirm this.
Afrin: Syria 'sending fighters to help Kurds against Turkey'
Pro-government forces will support Kurds fighting a Turkish offensive in Afrin, state media says.
Gaza women's TV channel blocked by Hamas
The channel's managers deny the Islamist group's claim that it did not have a broadcasting licence.
Israel-Poland spat: Swastikas drawn on Polish embassy in Tel Aviv
It comes after Israel condemned Poland's PM for saying Jews were among perpetrators of the Holocaust.
Israel's Netanyahu attacks 'dangerous Iranian tiger'
Israel's PM launches a stinging attack on Iran, brandishing a piece of a drone downed over Israel.
Israel rebukes Poland PM for 'Jewish perpetrators' remark
Mateusz Morawiecki said Jews were among the perpetrators of the Holocaust, drawing Israeli scorn.
Parkour: Amal Murad - the first Emirati woman to coach
Amal Murad says she has been surprised by the amount of support she has received.
Why are Nato allies confronting each other in Syria?
Will Nato allies the US and Turkey clash in northern Syria?
Syrian rescue worker pulls own mother from wreckage
Samir Salim managed to save his father and sister but was too late for his mother.
Syria rescuers help wounded after raids on rebel enclave
Rescuers says scores of people have died in Syrian government attacks on rebel-held Eastern Ghouta.
The playboy who got away with $242m – using ‘black magic’
How Foutanga Babani Sissoko pulled off one of the most audacious confidence tricks of all time.
Israel's dilemma over 'magician' Netanyahu
The Israeli PM has been dubbed "the magician" by local media, but could this be game over for him?
Tunisia tourism: Is it safe for UK holidaymakers?
UK tour operators are offering Tunisia holidays for the first time since the 2015 terror attack in Sousse.
Winter Olympics 2018: Samsung giveaway phone snub sparks Iran fury
There was a huge diplomatic backlash over plans to keep free Samsung phones from Iranian athletes.
100 Women: Muslim women rally round #MosqueMeToo
Muslim women are using #MosqueMeToo to share their experiences of sexual harassment during the Hajj pilgrimage and other religious settings.
The mother who lost four sons to war
In a city accustomed to loss, Umm Riyadh’s personal death toll has shocked residents of Taiz.
The rise and fall of Islamic State's propaganda machine
How IS used online videos and social media to spread its message - and why it suddenly dried up.