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  1. Syrian airstrikes on Ghouta kill at least 35 in 24 hours
    • 18:56
    • 19 feb

    Syrian airstrikes on Ghouta kill at least 35 in 24 hours

    Govt-run news agency says mortars hit Damascus

  2. Syrian pro-govt forces to enter Afrin 'in coming hours'
    • 14:16
    • 19 feb

    Syrian pro-govt forces to enter Afrin 'in coming hours'

    Ankara says it will react if pro-Assad forces defend Kurds

  3. Saudi Arabian women can open business without men's consent
    • 12:42
    • 19 feb

    Saudi Arabian women can open business without men's consent

    Important step for freedom from male 'protection'

  4. Turkish authorities stop 4,000 migrants in a week
    • 11:48
    • 19 feb

    Turkish authorities stop 4,000 migrants in a week

    '258 intercepted at sea, 120 suspected traffickers arrested'

  5. Israel hits 'underground infrastructure' in southern Gaza
    • 11:19
    • 19 feb

    Israel hits 'underground infrastructure' in southern Gaza

    Retaliation for Sunday's attack from Gaza Strip

  6. Damascus to support Syrian PKK in Afrin against Turkey
    • 11:02
    • 19 feb

    Damascus to support Syrian PKK in Afrin against Turkey

    Rumours had circulated for days, confirmation came Monday

  7. Film on NATO bombing in Serbia to begin shooting in March
    • 10:50
    • 19 feb

    Film on NATO bombing in Serbia to begin shooting in March

    Johnny Depp, Nikita Mikhalkov possibly to be involved

  8. Morocco: 600 arrests on drug charges in less than 48 hours
    • 11:27
    • 16 feb

    Morocco: 600 arrests on drug charges in less than 48 hours

    Operation in Oujda, at the border with Algeria

  9. Syria: 'at least 20 dead' in explosion in the east, sources
    • 12:41
    • 15 feb

    Syria: 'at least 20 dead' in explosion in the east, sources

    Contrasting reports on nature of incident

  10. Turkey: construction starts on new Ataturk center in Taksim
    • 12:32
    • 15 feb

    Turkey: construction starts on new Ataturk center in Taksim

    Building an icon of Gezi Park protests in Istanbul

  11. Two children among three dead in Turkish boat sinking
    • 18:36
    • 14 feb

    Two children among three dead in Turkish boat sinking

    On Evros River at Greek border, third victim was teacher

  12. UN aid convoy enters area of Damascus under siege
    • 17:55
    • 14 feb

    UN aid convoy enters area of Damascus under siege

    In the Ghouta, where 7,000 civilians are under siege

    • 20:03
    • 13 feb

    Child drowns in migrant boat sinking Turkey-Greece

    At least 9 missing in Evros river

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