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middle east bbc news - get the latest bbc news from the middle east breaking news features analysis and debate plus audio and video coverage from across the middle east, egypt tv host mohamed al ghiety jailed for interviewing - an egyptian tv presenter has been sentenced to one year of hard labour for interviewing a gay man last year a court in giza also fined mohamed al ghiety 3 000 egyptian pounds 167 130 for, syria war israeli jets target iranian positions around - by jonathan marcus diplomatic correspondent bbc news the strategic context on israel s northern border is changing all the major actors are trying to influence the new rules of the game, us to expel every last iranian boot from syria bbc com - the us will work with allies to expel every last iranian boot from syria secretary of state mike pompeo says mr pompeo warned there would be no us reconstruction aid for areas controlled by, egypt recovers smuggled artefact from uk auction bbc news - an ancient egyptian artefact illegally smuggled out of the country has been returned after being displayed at an auction hall in london officials say it was retrieved following searches of, syria war at least 70 killed in suspected chemical attack - media caption unverified video shows children being treated at least 70 people have died in a suspected chemical attack in douma the last rebel held town in syria s eastern ghouta rescuers and, trump threatens to devastate turkish economy over syrian - us president donald trump has threatened to devastate turkey economically if it attacks kurdish forces in syria following a planned pullout of us troops in two tweets on sunday mr trump said, iraq profile timeline bbc news - independence 1932 mandate ends iraq becomes independent britain retains military bases 1941 britain re occupies iraq after pro axis coup during second world war 1958 the monarchy is