Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife Sara admits misusing public funds

Media captionSara Netanyahu admitted in court to misuse of state funds. The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has admitted to misuse of state funds and will have to pay $15,000 (£11,910). Sara Netanyahu was accused of spending $99,300 on outside catering while falsely declaring there were no cooks available at the PM’s residence. […]

Golan Heights: Israel unveils ‘Trump Heights’ settlement

Image copyright AFP Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has unveiled a new settlement in the occupied Golan Heights, named after US President Donald Trump. At a naming ceremony on Sunday, Mr Netanyahu said Trump Heights honoured Mr Trump for his decision to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the territory. Building work has yet to begin but a […]

Golan Heights: Israel unveils ‘Trump Heights’ settlement

Image copyright AFP Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has unveiled a new settlement in the occupied Golan Heights, named after US President Donald Trump. At a naming ceremony on Sunday, Mr Netanyahu said Trump Heights honoured Mr Trump for his decision to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the territory. Building work has yet to begin but a […]

Gulf of Oman: Saudi Arabia blames tanker attacks on rival Iran

Media captionSecurity correspondent Frank Gardner looks at the evidence the US says proves Iran’s involvement in Thursday’s attacks Saudi Arabia has blamed its rival Iran for the recent attacks on oil tankers along a key shipping route in the Gulf. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says his country “won’t hesitate” to tackle any threats, […]

Gulf of Oman tanker attacks: Saudi Arabia urges ‘decisive’ response

Media captionSecurity correspondent Frank Gardner looks at the evidence the US says proves Iran’s involvement in Thursday’s attacks Saudi Arabia has urged a “rapid and decisive” response to recent attacks on oil tankers in the area. Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih warned of a threat to energy supplies and market stability. On Thursday two tankers were […]

Gulf of Oman tanker attacks: Trump dismisses Iran denials

Media captionSecurity correspondent Frank Gardner looks at the evidence the US says proves Iran’s involvement in Thursday’s attacks US President Donald Trump has dismissed Iran’s insistence it had no involvement with the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. Mr Trump cited footage that Washington says shows Iranian forces in a small […]

Yemen war: Second assault on Saudi Abha airport in two days

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Abha airport was targeted in both attacks Yemen’s rebel Houthi movement has launched drones at a Saudi airport, the second such attack in two days. Five drones targeted Abha airport and the nearby city of Khamis Mushait, Saudi officials said in a statement. No casualties were reported and Abha airport […]

Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria replace dropped Haris Belkebla

Brest’s Haris Belkebla played for Algeria at the 2016 Olympics in Rio Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi has confirmed that Haris Belkebla has been dropped from the Africa Cup of Nations squad. Belmadi explained that it was in order to ‘maintain discipline’ in the squad ahead of the finals in Egypt which begin on 21 June. […]

Gulf of Oman tanker attacks: US blames Iran for explosions

Media captionIranian TV footage shows a burning tanker US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blamed Iran for “unprovoked attacks” on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. He said the US had made its assessment based on intelligence about the type of weapons used. A senior Iranian official earlier told the BBC “Iran […]

Gulf of Oman ‘tanker blasts’: US Navy aids distressed vessels

Image copyright AFP Image caption One of the ships damaged in the 12 May attack off the UAE The US Navy’s 5th Fleet says it is rendering assistance after receiving separate distress calls from two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. Regional media reported explosions and fires on both vessels, reportedly the Front Altair […]

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