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Once tolerant, Mosul now pushes against...

Once tolerant, Mosul now pushes against...

World

Wed, Oct 19 2016

Mosu had a population of about 2 million before the Sunni militants seized it in 2014. Mosul became the...

Iraq's traumatised minorities: Test...

Iraq's traumatised minorities: Test...

World

Tue, Oct 18 2016

Ancient minorities have always been an integral part of Iraq's complex social fabric. Their attitudes...

Iraqi force: 20 villages fall in first...

Iraqi force: 20 villages fall in first...

World

Tue, Oct 18 2016

The Iraqi army is attacking Mosul on the southern and southeastern fronts, while the Peshmerga carried...

Iraq launches Mosul offensive against...

Iraq launches Mosul offensive against...

Middle East

Mon, Oct 17 2016

100,000 Iraqis may flee to Syria and Turkey to escape the Iraq's military assault aimed at ousting IS...

How Yemen's stalemate war could entangle...

How Yemen's stalemate war could entangle...

World

Sun, Oct 16 2016

Yemen, on the southern edge of the Arabian Peninsula, has been in the midst of a civil war since September...

As offensive nears, IS rigs Mosul with...

As offensive nears, IS rigs Mosul with...

World

Thu, Oct 13 2016

Mosul, home to up to 1.5 m people, has been the headquarters of IS's self-declared caliphate in northern...

US strikes Yemen after missile attacks...

US strikes Yemen after missile attacks...

World

Thu, Oct 13 2016

The strike authorized by President Barack Obama, represent Washington's first direct military action...

Saudi Arabia and Iran face off in...

Saudi Arabia and Iran face off in...

World

Fri, Oct 7 2016

Iran sees Afghanistan as a primary zone of influence, much as it sees Iraq. Saudi Arabia has a long history...

Saudi starts war games in Gulf as tensions...

Saudi starts war games in Gulf as tensions...

World

Wed, Oct 5 2016

Tehran and Riyadh are fighting several proxy wars in the Middle East, including in Syria and Yemen, but...

Explainer: What does Opec's tentative...

Explainer: What does Opec's tentative...

Business

Thu, Sep 29 2016

A major disagreement between regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran, also important Opec members, still...

UK call for UN human rights mission...

UK call for UN human rights mission...

Middle East

Tue, Sep 27 2016

The UK has put its name to a call at the UN this week to set up an independent mission to report on human...

Iran: Why it matters in 2016 US...

Iran: Why it matters in 2016 US...

US Election 2016

Fri, Sep 16 2016

Republican Donald Trump has called the Iran deal “stupid,” a “lopsided disgrace” and worse. He says that...

Iranian oil output stagnates for third...

Iranian oil output stagnates for third...

Business

Mon, Sep 12 2016

Iran’s steep oil output growth has stalled in the past three months, new data showed, suggesting Tehran...

Saudi launches Persian Hajj TV after...

Saudi launches Persian Hajj TV after...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Sep 12 2016

In the days leading to this year’s Hajj, which began on Saturday in western Saudi Arabia, Tehran renewed...

Why do US, Iran often face off in Persian...

Why do US, Iran often face off in Persian...

Middle East

Fri, Sep 9 2016

During the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s, Iran mined portions of the Persian Gulf and several commercial...

To Iranian eyes, Kurdish unrest spells...

To Iranian eyes, Kurdish unrest spells...

Middle East

Mon, Sep 5 2016

While Prince Turki holds no official position, his presence suggests Saudi Arabia has crossed a line...

Goal-happy Bangladesh thrash...

Goal-happy Bangladesh thrash...

Football

Wed, Aug 31 2016

The girls in red and green dominated thoroughly against Iran and Singapore but Wednesday's supremacy...

Britain sees highest asylum claims in...

Britain sees highest asylum claims in...

Uncategorized

Fri, Aug 26 2016

The last time Britain had such a high number of applications was in 2004, when 39,746 people sought...

Russia stages Syria strikes from Iran...

Russia stages Syria strikes from Iran...

Middle East

Wed, Aug 17 2016

Russia says its bombing campaign in Syria is focused on extremist groups but it has frequently struck...

Iranian nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri...

Iranian nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri...

World

Sun, Aug 7 2016

An Iranian nuclear scientist detained since 2010 has been executed, his family has told the BBC.