Region in focus - April 18, 2014
The best images of the last seven days from around the Gulf and across the Middle East.
In pictures: Penthouse flat is height of Dubai luxury living
A five-bedroom penthouse in Ocean Heights in Dubai Marina is on sale for Dh25 million and comes with a private pool and an unparalleled view of Dubai.
Video: Local reactions to a national fishing ban
A federal fishing ban has been imposed by the UAE federal government, but local authorities are taking diiferent approaches to implementing the ban. Two fishermen tell two very different sides of the story. Produced by Paul O'Driscoll
Hamburg the dinosaur’s time may be up in Bundesliga
Ever-present for 51 years in the German top-flight, Hamburg face the prospect of relegation, writes Ian Hawkey.
In pictures: Hot cars at New York International Auto Show
With more than 1 million visitors annually, the New York International Auto Show is one of the most important shows for the US car industry. Here are some of the vehicles to be shown in this year’s edition.
Fast & Furious 7 filming in full swing at Emirates Palace
Filming for Fast & Furious 7 has started and we have the first photos of the cast and crew on set at Emirates Palace hotel this morning. Visitors staying at Emirates Palace say they have been kept away from certain areas in the grounds.
August 30, 2013
Pakistan yesterday overturned a 33-year jail sentence handed down to a doctor who helped CIA agents find Al Qaeda's leader, Osama bin Laden, a decision that may result in a new trial.
July 9, 2013
Fascinating details revealed about life on the run for the world's most wanted man, including the Al Qaeda leader being stopped for speeding and wearing cowboy hats to avoid aerial detection.
March 29, 2013
He emanates the soft-spoken calm expected of a Buddhist monk, but the venom that Sayadaw Wirathu directs at Myanmar's Muslim population has led many to see him as a chief instigator of the violence convulsing the country. Eric Randolph reports
March 18, 2013
Even though Tehran dispatched Abu Ghaith to Turkey, where his capture was guaranteed, the US still believes Iran may have a 'secret deal' with Al Qaeda. Michael Theodoulou reports
November 22, 2012
Internal emails among US military officers indicate that no sailors watched Osama bin Laden's burial at sea and traditional Islamic procedures were followed during the ceremony.
August 31, 2012
In account that conflicts with official US statement of his death, new book reveals Al Qaeda leader had no defence planned when his Pakistan compound was stormed, and was shot in the head as he peered out of a door and then pumped with bullets.
August 24, 2012
Defence department and CIA concerned about plan by special operations agent to give details of the hunt for the Al Qaeda leader.
May 31, 2012
A Pakistani doctor who helped the United States find Osama bin Laden was jailed for aiding militants and not for links to the CIA, as Pakistani officials had said, according to a court document.
May 25, 2012
Pakistan says the conviction of Shakil Afridi for treason is in line with its legal procedures.
May 24, 2012
Pakistani authorities have sentenced a doctor who allegedly helped the CIA find Osama bin Laden to 33 years in jail on charges of treason, a move almost certain to further strain ties between Washington and Islamabad.
May 5, 2012
Many of the letters by Osama bin Laden and other Al Qaeda leaders suggest a concerted effort to rebrand the organisation.
April 3, 2012
Two of Osama bin Laden's widows - Khairia Hussein Sabir and Silham Sharif - who are said to be in their 50s are Saudi nationals and the youngest, Amal Ahmed Abdel-Fatah Al Sada, 30, is a Yemeni.
April 2, 2012
Breaking news: Three wives and two daughters will get credit for timed served.
March 9, 2012
When he was killed, Osama bin Laden was an ailing, delusional and irrelevant figure, a new report contends.