BBC News - Middle East
Yemen aid summit seeks to pull nation from brink
Countries are urged to commit cash to save 'forgotten' Yemen from humanitarian catastrophe.
Israel's Netanyahu scraps talks with German minister over rights groups
Sigmar Gabriel had refused to call off talks with Israeli human rights activists.
'500kg' Egyptian woman's sister accuses Indian doctors of lying
The sister of an Egyptian woman who went to India for weight loss surgery lashes out at her doctors.
Turkey air strikes kill Kurdish fighters in Syria and Iraq
Turkey hits positions in Syria held by the US-backed YPG, killing at least 18 fighters battling IS.
US imposes 'sweeping' Syria sanctions over 'chemical' attack
Washington says its "sweeping" sanctions target 271 employees of Syria's state scientific agency.
US-Israeli man, 18, in court over threats against Jewish centres
Prosecutors say Michael Kadar made hoax calls to airlines, hospitals and Jewish schools worldwide.
Article 308: Jordan to scrap marriage loophole for rapists
Rapists could avoid jail if they married their victim, and stayed together for at least three years.
Syria refugee children 'bitten by rats' in camps
Syrians living in camps in Lebanon say waste is not being collected and is attracting vermin.
The volunteers helping ambulances to get to Syria
The BBC meets volunteers in the biggest ever convoy to transport medical vehicles from the UK to Syria.
Too scared to use refugee camp toilet
Rouaa lives in Lebanon after a chemical attack forced her from her home in Damascus, Syria.
A stranger in your own country
Om Emad is just one of over three million Yemenis who have been displaced from their homes since war broke out.
Missing million
Researchers have so far named nearly five million victims, but now they are in a race against time.
Turning point
There's been a shift in US policy towards Iran and Saudi Arabia, reports Barbara Plett Usher.
Six-man race
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.