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Members of rescue services carry a wounded man found alive in the rubble of a building destroyed on Friday’s earthquake in Elazig, eastern Turkey, on Saturday. Photograph: AP

The death toll from a strong earthquake that rocked eastern Turkey has climbed to 29 as rescue crews continue the search for people trapped under the (...)

Demonstrators are sprayed by a water cannon during a protest against the newly formed government in Beirut, Lebanon, on Wednesday. Photograph: Reuters

Lebanon’s new cabinet met on Wednesday, ending a three-month deadlock over its formation. But even before the line-up was announced on Tuesday evenin(...)

 Anti-government protesters clash with Lebanese riot police during a protest outside of the Lebanese parliament in downtown Beirut, Lebanon. Photograph: Wael Hamzeh/EPA

Lebanese first responders treated more than 370 people for injuries during several hours of clashes between security forces and protesters that rocked(...)

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani chairing a cabinet meeting in Tehran on Wednesday. Photograph: Iranian presidency/AFP

Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani has warned that European soldiers in the Middle East could be in danger after the UK, France and Germany triggered a d(...)

Former Renault boss Carlos Ghosn speaks to Japanese media during an interview in Beirut on January 10th.  Ghosn is taking Renault to court in an attempt to claim a €250,000 pension payment, in the first of several legal cases the fugitive former car boss hopes to use to recoup money forfeited since his arrest in 2018. Photograph: Meika Fujio/Kyodo News via AP

Carlos Ghosn is taking Renault to court in an attempt to claim a €250,000 pension payment, in the first of several legal cases the fugitive former car(...)

Photograph: Getty Images

Life on the run is proving expensive for Carlos Ghosn.The cost of his escape included $14 million (€12.6 million) in forfeited bail money while the op(...)

Carlos Ghosn, former chief executive officer of Nissan and Renault at  a media conference in Beruit.  Photograph: Hasan Shaaban/Bloomberg

Carlos Ghosn accused Japan of “repaying me with evil” for his decades of service, as he lashed out at the country’s justice system and “unscrupulous, (...)

The coffin of Gen  Qassem Suleimani  is carried by truck through Tehran, Iran, on January 6th during his funeral procession. Photograph: Arash Khamooshi/The New York Times

A man who attacks a hornets’ nest in an enclosed space may boast that he carries a big stick, but he risks being stung to death. Iran’s supreme leade(...)

Protesters shout slogans against the US during a demonstration in Peshawar, Pakistan. Photograph: Abdul Majeed/AFP via Getty Images

Iraqi militia leaders have put their fighters on high alert as the Middle East braced for the repercussions of the US’s assassination of Qassem Suleim(...)

Iranians holding pictures of assassinated general Qassem Suleimani and supreme leader Ali Khamenei protest in Tehran on Friday over the US air strike that killed Suleimani. Photograph: Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA

The US air strike on Baghdad airport that killed Gen Qassem Suleimani, commander of the Quds Force, the elite expeditionary arm of Iran’s Revolutionar(...)

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