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Saad Hariri, Lebanon PM, in France for crisis talks
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:59

Saad Hariri will meet President Macron, after denying claims he was being held in Saudi Arabia. BBC News - Middle East

Syria: Russia again blocks extension of chemical attacks probe
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:14

Moscow uses its 11th UN veto since the Syria conflict began to block an investigative body. BBC News - Middle East

Australia youth justice: Inquiry finds 'shocking' failures
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:59

An inquiry proposes sweeping changes after images showed inmates being abused and mistreated. BBC News - Asia

Exotic Indonesian birds smuggled in drain pipes
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:27

A wildlife raid in Indonesia yields startling results after 125 exotic birds are found in drain pipes. BBC News - Asia

Mugabe’s $1B fortune exposed
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 11:34

ZIMBABWE’S embattled president Robert Mugabe is reportedly worth more than $ 1 billion despite his country being one of the poorest in the world. ...

Iraqi forces capture IS town
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:55

Islamic State's territorial rule has been defeated after Iraqi forces captured their last remaining town. World News | — Australia’s ...

Making sense of the culture war over transgender identity
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 01:55

A BEAUTIFUL man with high cheekbones, fluttering eyelashes and a galaxy of silver glitter in his hair strides into the room. He is wearing a wedding d...

'For world peace'
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 00:42

When Iraq and Israel beauty contestants posted a photo together on social media, reaction was very mixed. BBC News - Middle East

In the Balkans, the forces of pious chauvinism speak louder again
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:43

DURING the Balkan wars of the 1990s, old fault-lines of religion and ethnicity seemed to be opening up across Europe, with tragic results. Muslim nati...

Coptic Christian: 'I forgive the people who killed my granddaughter Maggie'
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 22:31

Samir Abdo's granddaughter was killed in a terror attack at an Egyptian chapel in 2016. BBC News - Middle East

Iraqi forces recapture final IS-controlled town, Rawa
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:41

A few small areas are now all that remain under the militants' control in the country. BBC News - Middle East

Why venture capitalists are investing in the vitamin industry
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:02

Vitamin startup company Ritual is trying to reinvent the vitamin with the help of sophisticated marketing, a team of doctors, and an influx of venture...

Saudi women on what life's really like
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:25

Does the world have the right idea about women in Saudi Arabia? BBC News - Middle East

Yemen crisis: Where power cuts threaten babies' lives
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:47

Hospitals in Yemen could run out of fuel in three weeks. The BBC reports from one of them. BBC News - Middle East

Syria: Russia blocks extension of chemical attacks probe
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:32

Moscow uses its 10th UN veto since the Syria conflict began to block investigative body. BBC News - Middle East

Kuwait Airways 'within its rights' to ban Israeli - German court
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:29

A German court rules airline was within its rights to refuse to carry an Israeli, sparking outrage. BBC News - Middle East

Yemen blockade: UN warns of 'untold thousands' of deaths
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:01

The Saudi-led coalition tightened its two-year blockade after a missile attack on Riyadh. BBC News - Middle East

Inside Serena’s A-list wedding
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:02

TENNIS superstar Serena Williams is set to marry to her longtime partner, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, and her A-list guest list is jawdropping. ...

Gucci Grace and the Zimbabwe Crisis
  • Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:55

Will President Mugabe lose power because of his ambitious wife? World News | — Australia’s #1 news site

Ahmad Zeidan: British student released from UAE prison
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 23:55

He spent three years in jail after claiming he was tortured into signing a drugs confession. BBC News - Middle East

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