Mohammed Morsi: UN calls for inquiry into ex-Egyptian president’s death

Mohammed Morsi: UN calls for inquiry into ex-Egyptian president’s death

Image copyright EPA Image caption Family and activists have raised concerns over Morsi’s treatment in jail The UN has called for an independent investigation into the death of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi. The 67-year-old died after he collapsed during a court appearance on Monday. Morsi was Egypt’s first democratically elected president but had been […]

Egypt’s ousted president Mohammed Morsi dies during trial

Egypt’s ousted president Mohammed Morsi dies during trial

Media captionCourt footage from 2015: Mohammed Morsi greets lawyers and supporters from behind bars Egypt’s former President Mohammed Morsi, ousted by the military in 2013 after one year in office, has collapsed in a courtroom and died, officials say. A top figure in the now-banned Islamist movement Muslim Brotherhood, Morsi had just addressed the court […]

Egypt’s ousted president Morsi dies in court

Egypt’s ousted president Morsi dies in court

Egypt’s former president, Mohammed Morsi, who was ousted by the military in 2013, dies in court, state TV says This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News […]

Iran nuclear deal: Enriched uranium limit will be breached on 27 June

Iran nuclear deal: Enriched uranium limit will be breached on 27 June

Image copyright EPA Image caption Iran said last month that it would quadruple its production of low-enriched uranium Iran has announced it will breach on 27 June the limit on its stockpile of enriched uranium that was set under a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. Its atomic agency said Iran had quadrupled its production […]

Golan Heights: Israel unveils ‘Trump Heights’ settlement

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 […]

Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife Sara admits misusing public funds

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. […]

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

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

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

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

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 […]

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