Watchtower: A UN peacekeeper on an observation tower on the Golan Heights. Photograph: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty

Middle East ever since. It has its headquarters in Jerusalem and today also oversees two subsequent(...)

 Peter in the Book of Acts says:  “And by faith in his name, his name itself has made this man strong, whom you see and know.’ Above: Saint Peter is called by Jesus. Photograph: Getty Images

(...) persecution of Christians in the Middle East and elsewhere. The pope referred to those who were murdered as(...)

Rescued migrants after they disembark at Corigliano harbour, Italy, this week. Since April 10th alone, the Italian coast guard has rescued about 8,500 people. Photograph: Francesco Arena/EPA

(...) during a journey from north Africa to Italy this week. As conflicts rage in the Middle East and Africa(...)

Military family: “Ciara knows better than any professional colleague I have what my strengths and weaknesses are,” says Mark Prendergast. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

(...) organisation for peacekeeping and monitoring in the Middle East, Prendergast has also been chief instructor of(...)

A Houthi gunman in Yemen. The UN has launched an appeal for almost €255 million in aid for those affected by the conflict in Yemen. Photograph: Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images

The United Nations has launched an appeal for almost $275 million (about €255 million) to aid 7.5 million people in Yemen over the next three months, (...)

Smoke rises from the site of a car bomb attack outside the US consulate in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters

A car bombing targeting the US consulate in Iraqi Kurdistan’s capital Erbil has killed one person and wounded five, the local mayor said.A witness sai(...)

Quartet – the UN, the EU, the US and Russia – in the Middle East. His mission was to promote economic(...)

Government forces in Iraq believe they have killed Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, Saddam Hussein’s former deputy who later allied himself with Islamic State militants. Photographs: EPA.

(...) countries in the heart of the Middle East. – (Reuters) (...)

A man raises his arms after  an alleged  airstrike by forces loyal to Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad in the village of Sarmin on Wednesday.Photograph: Reuters

Members of the United Nations Security Council cried when Syrian doctors showed a video of failed attempts to resuscitate three children after a chlo(...)

Nestle products. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/Irish Times

(...).3 per cent at the Europe-Middle-East-North Africa business. Revenue in Asia-Oceania-Africa declined 0(...)