Mid-East

News and reports from the Middle East.

Closing the balance, dictator-style

Forget the small-time looters who ran wild in Iraq after the war. Saddam Hussein put them to shame in what could have been the greatest bank heist of all time…

Playing i-spy on North Iraq's closed border

Café Kardelen is the only Internet café in Silopi - pronounced "sloppy" - Turkey's nearest town to the North Iraq border.

Northern Iraq: The forgotten front

With Turkey, the US and Kurdish forces fighting it out for oil and land in the North of Iraq, a humanitarian crisis is looming.

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