Sue Lloyd Roberts: The investigative journalist and television reporter underwent chemotherapy having been diagnosed with leukaemia. Photograph:  Dave Benett/Getty Images

(...) colleagues in journalism as “matchless” and a “trailblazer”. BBC Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen said: “Very(...)

The scene after Russian air strikes in the town of Darat Izza in Syria. Photograph: Ammar Abdullah/Reuters

The largest al-Qaeda group in Syria, Jabhat al-Nusra, has called for terror attacks in Russia, while also urging strikes on Alawite villages and placi(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs  Charlie Flanagan. File  photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

(...) direct funding for the humanitarian crisis in the Middle East and Africa. “Ireland will play a leading(...)

Ghassan Ahmed Hussein, a Syrian refugee from Homs at the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in Amman. Ghassan lost both of his legs during shelling in Homs and is now undergoing rehabilitation. Photograph: Ted Nieters

Middle East. Since it opened, in 2006, the facility has provided treatment for war victims from across(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin delivers his speech.

(...) in the Middle East and elsewhere, is a testament to the professionalism and dedication of our armed(...)

More than 2.3 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport in September, a 14 per cent increase on the same month last year.

(...), the airport said. About 68,000 passengers travelled to the Middle East and North Africa, 14 per cent(...)

Eyewitness footage shows aftermath of Palestinian 'Day of Rage' 1:02

Three people are killed and several wounded in a string of attacks on a 'Day of Rage' declared by Palestinian groups. Video: Reuters

A  picture provided by the Israeli Government Press Office (GPO)  shows Israeli emergency personnel working at the scene of an attack in Malchei Israel St, in  Jerusalem. Photograph: EPA 1:02

(...). Officials said Israel was considering whether to seal off Palestinian districts in East Jerusalem – home of(...)

Karl Andree, who has survived cancer, has served a year in jail after being caught with home-made wine. Photograph: Guardian

(...) asthma, has lived in the Middle East for the last 25 years, having worked in the oil industry. He was(...)

EU calls Russia's bombing in Syria 'dangerous' 1:38

Speaking after a meeting of EU Foreign Ministers in Luxembourg, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini urges Russia to halt its aerial bombing cam(...)