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Anger over Saudi child death case

The case of a five-year-old Saudi girl who died after allegedly being beaten by her father sparks an online campaign in the kingdom.

US warns Iran on nuclear upgrade

Iran’s reported plans to upgrade its uranium enrichment centrifuges would be a “further escalation” in the nuclear stand-off, the US warns.

VIDEO: Cairo tourism smothered by unrest

Tour guides at the Egyptian Museum, located next to Tahrir Square, say the number of visitors has gone down from 5,000 a day before the revolution, to just a couple of hundred now.

VIDEO: Palestinian but working on Israeli settlements

What is it like to be Palestinian, but working on the Israeli settlements?

Egyptian leaders condemn violence

Leaders from Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and a prominent opposition coalition condemn political violence, after dozens are killed in a week of unrest.

Gas staff wired to suicide bomber

Eyewitness account of Algeria hostage crisis

United Arab Emirates profile

Provides an overview of the United Arab Emirates – known as the UAE – including key events and facts about this federation of seven states.

Iran country profile

Provides an overview of Iran, including key events and facts about this country whose supreme leader is an Islamic cleric

Israel settlers ‘violate rights’

Israeli settlements in the occupied territories violate Palestinians’ human rights in ways designed to drive them off the land, a UN report states.

Premier League signs new TV deal

The Premier League awards live audio visual broadcast rights for the 23 nation Middle East and North Africa region to media agency MP & Silva.

Bahrain talks ‘need crown prince’

The leader of Bahrain’s main opposition group, Ali Salman, calls for the crown prince to attend talks aimed at ending nearly two years of unrest.

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