Mid-East

News and reports from the Middle East.

Images of War: Lebanon in pictures

An array of startling pictures from freelancers on the frontline and surrounding areas of the conflict in Lebanon...

Iranian teens talk love, life and... metal

Tehran teenagers offer a rare glimpse of their lives, and tell of their hopes and aspirations for Iran...

Aid restrictions 'hurting' Palestinians

The Palestinian Anti-Terrorist Act passed by the US House of Representatives is preventing aid agencies reaching Palestinians burdened by poverty and hardship...

Iraq is 'most dangerous place' for reporters

Fifty-eight journalists were killed in 2005, with 22 of them killed in Iraq, the World Association of Newspapers (WAN) says.

Take your holiday in Baghdad

While death tolls continue to rise and chaos and destruction reign throughout occupied Iraq, you can book a hotel and visit the capital if you so desire...

Iraq suicide bombings kill 23, dozens wounded

Suicide bombers kill 23 and wound dozens more in attacks on an army recruiting centre and a police convoy in Iraq on Sunday...

Israel: Beyond the conflict

A reporter visits an educational and social centre sanwiched between Israeli and Palestinian factions where the enemy is not terrorism but poverty…

Iraqi Kurds on board for elections but still wary

Campaigning in the Kurdish-controlled zone of Iraq's north got off to a slow start after weeks of uncertainty over their participation in Sunday's election.

Iraq: From Mecca to the ballot box

Kurdish pilgrims are coming back from Mecca on the first direct flights to Iraq's Kurdish administrative capital to cast their ballots…

Iraq 'not ready' for elections, says freed bishop

The archbishop of the Syrian Catholic archdiocese of Mosul in Iraq was released on Tuesday having been abducted at gunpoint less than 24 hours earlier…

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