Middle East and north Africa

Article image
Iran to investigate death of schoolgirl in early days of protests
Authorities respond to growing outrage over death of Nika Shakrami, but continue violent crackdown

Emma Graham-Harrison

05, Oct, 2022 @7:21 PM

Article image
Fears grow over oil price as Opec+ agrees to bigger than expected output cuts
Cartel curbs production by 2m barrels a day despite strong US pressure, further squeezing supplies

Alex Lawson and Julian Borger

05, Oct, 2022 @3:10 PM

Article image
Are the protests in Iran just doomed to flare and then be crushed?
Regime is again using violence in crackdown, but leaderless movement of young women has left it unsure about how to respond

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

05, Oct, 2022 @1:13 PM

Article image
Putin and the prince: fears in west as Russia and Saudi Arabia deepen ties
Prince Mohammed’s decision to strengthen relations has alarmed allies, but he has long admired Russian leader

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

05, Oct, 2022 @12:32 PM

Article image
‘For freedom’: French actors cut their hair in support of Iranian women
Celebrities including Juliette Binoche and Marion Cotillard stage protest after death of Mahsa Amini

Kim Willsher in Paris

05, Oct, 2022 @12:23 PM

Article image
Sudan faces ‘generational catastrophe’ as millions of children miss school
Floods, militia raids and hunger mean a third of children are not in school at all, while the rest have too few teachers, aid groups warn

Zeinab Mohammed Salih

05, Oct, 2022 @5:30 AM

Article image
Young and sick children to be first Australians repatriated from Syrian detention camps
About 60 wives, sons and daughters of slain or jailed IS combatants to be rescued from Roj camp, but some women face arrest upon return to Australia

Ben Doherty

05, Oct, 2022 @2:16 AM

Article image
Iranian schoolgirls take up battle cry as protests continue
As country mourns teenager killed in demonstrations, video shows how female-led protests have spread to the classroom

Emma Graham-Harrison and Maryam Foumani

04, Oct, 2022 @6:47 PM

Article image
Recognising Palestine is the first step to peace in the Middle East | Letter
Letter: Dr Tony Klug responds to an editorial on Liz Truss saying that she was considering moving the British embassy to Jerusalem


04, Oct, 2022 @5:00 PM

Article image
Iran arrests musician as anthem for protests goes viral
The lyrics to Baraye by Shervin Hajipour are taken from ordinary Iranians voicing their anger in the wake of Mahsa Amini’s death

Rosie Swash

04, Oct, 2022 @11:26 AM

Article image
Failure to extend Yemen ceasefire leaves millions at risk, say charities
International organisations cite 60% fall in civilian casualties over six months, but critics say benefits of truce have been exaggerated

Kaamil Ahmed

04, Oct, 2022 @10:22 AM

Article image
Women behind the lens: sisterhood in the Sinai
Rehab Eldalil captures the bond between three women who walk the mountains of Al Tarfa, Egypt, each day herding sheep and goats

Rehab Eldalil

04, Oct, 2022 @6:30 AM

1 / 3,150 pages