BBC News - Middle East
Russian aircrew deaths: Putin and Netanyahu defuse tension
Fifteen personnel died when an aircraft was downed by Syrian fire after Israel launched an air raid.
Syria war: Russia and Turkey to create buffer zone in Idlib
Russia's defence minister says the buffer zone means there will be no military offensive on Idlib.
Qatar's emir 'gives $500m private jet to Turkey'
Turkey's president says the Boeing 747-8i was a "present" from the gas-rich Gulf state.
Egyptian archaeologists find sphinx at Aswan temple
The statue of the mythical beast was found as water was drained from a temple in the city of Aswan.
Egypt arrests ex-President Mubarak's sons for embezzlement
Alaa and Gamal Mubarak are accused of manipulating the stock market in a case that began in 2012.
'World's oldest brewery' found in Israel
Researchers believe they have found the world's oldest brewery in a prehistoric cave in Israel.
Tariq Ramadan: #MeToo in the Muslim world
Several women have come forward to accuse Tariq Ramadan, one of the Muslim world’s most famous thinkers, of sexual assault.
Khan al-Ahmar: The West Bank village facing demolition
After ten years of legal battles, Israel's Supreme Court has authorised the destruction of Khan al-Ahmar.
Naftali Bennett: ‘It’s all about poking Israel in the eye politically’
Israeli cabinet minister Naftali Bennett says it’s no one else’s business where housing is built in Israel.
'The bride and groom of the revolution'
The love story of one couple, kept apart for years by civil war.
Gaza's abandoned airport in ruins
No planes have taken off or landed at Yasser Arafat International for 17 years.
Inside Idlib as major battle looms
Syria and its ally Russia are gearing up for an all-out assault on the rebel-held province of Idlib.
What will be fallout of Russian plane deaths?
A Russian military plane is downed in Syria, killing all 15 aboard. What will happen now?
The radio station that wishes it could bring back laughter
Radio Alwan is a politically neutral radio station broadcasting in exile to Syria. Keeping it going isn't easy.
The UK's growing tech trade ties with Israel
As the UK looks at developing more trade deals outside the EU after Brexit, its increasing ties with Israel could provide the model.
Idlib: 'I cried so much when we heard the warplanes again'
A Syrian family displaced from the Eastern Ghouta now find themselves under fire again in Idlib.
Marie Colvin: Reporter's last days retold for cinema
Big screen documentary goes to great lengths to cast a new light on the war journalist's story - even using hard-to-spot reconstructed scenes.
Turkey's Idlib fears as Syria offensive looms
Turkey is likely to suffer a blow however an offensive on rebel-held province unfolds, says Guney Yildiz.
Families of Yemen bus strike victims despair at global response
A Saudi-led coalition says an attack that killed at least 29 children was carried out due to "mistakes".
In pictures: Basra rocked by violent protests
Demonstrators set fire to key local buildings in unrest that has killed seven protesters this week.