||BBC News - Middle East
Researchers have so far named nearly five million victims, but now they are in a race against time.
There's been a shift in US policy towards Iran and Saudi Arabia, reports Barbara Plett Usher.
Two clerics and a fashion-loving pilot. are among those competing in Iran's presidential elections.
|On the ground in Mosul|
The BBC's correspondent Jonathan Beale witnesses fierce close-quarter fighting in the city.