Iraq declares war with Islamic State is over

Iraq declares war with Islamic State is over

Image copyright AFP Image caption Iraqi pro-government forces as they captured Rawa from IS last month Iraq has announced that its war against so-called Islamic State is over. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told a conference in Baghdad that Iraqi troops were now in complete control of the Iraqi-Syrian border. The border zone contained the last […]

In Jerusalem on the ‘Day of Rage’

Share this with Facebook Twitter Google+ Email Copy this link Read more about sharing Close share panel Source Article from http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-42289160In Jerusalem on the ‘Day of Rage’

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Boris Johnson set for talks in Iran

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Boris Johnson set for talks in Iran

Image copyright Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Image caption Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been held in Iran since April 2016 Boris Johnson will raise “grave concerns” over the imprisonment of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe when he arrives in Iran later. The UK foreign secretary will call for the release of the British-Iranian woman, along with other dual nationals. Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe is […]

Jerusalem: Trump’s envoy Haley berates ‘outrageous UN hostility’

Jerusalem: Trump’s envoy Haley berates ‘outrageous UN hostility’

Media captionBBC reporters in Jordan, Turkey, Indonesia, Afghanistan and Pakistan convey the public mood The US envoy to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has accused the UN of damaging the prospects for peace between Israel and the Palestinians. The organisation “has outrageously been one of the world’s foremost centres of hostility towards Israel”, she said. […]

Jerusalem: West Bank clashes over Trump move

Jerusalem: West Bank clashes over Trump move

Image copyright Reuters Image caption There have been violent confrontations between troops and protesters in Bethlehem Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank have clashed with Palestinians protesting against the US declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Demonstrators in Bethlehem threw stones and troops fired tear gas. There are unconfirmed reports of injuries. Tensions are […]

California wildfires: Nearly 200,000 flee as new blaze spreads

California wildfires: Nearly 200,000 flee as new blaze spreads

Media captionFootage captures the moment a motorist risked his life to rescue a wild animal amid California wildfires Nearly 200,000 residents have been evacuated from their homes in California as firefighters battle several raging wildfires. Governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency in San Diego on Thursday after a new blaze spread from 10 […]

Pope Francis wants Lord’s Prayer changed

Pope Francis wants Lord’s Prayer changed

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Pope is suggesting changes to Christianity’s best-known prayer Pope Francis has called for a better translation of a phrase about temptation in the Lord’s Prayer to be changed. The current wording that says “lead us not into temptation” is not a good translation, because God does not lead humans […]

Deal agreed in Brexit talks

Deal agreed in Brexit talks

Media captionThe Prime Minister said the deal will allow more to be invested in ‘priorities at home’ Sufficient progress has been made in Brexit talks, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said, paving the way for talks on the future UK-EU relationship. Theresa May arrived in Brussels on Friday morning following overnight talks on the […]