Hardliners rage over President Hassan Rouhani’s decisive win

Reformist Rouhani has promised more engagement with the international community, angering conservatives

Middle East must share burden of fighting Islamist extremism, says Trump

Arab leaders focus on Trump's desire to crack down on Iran’s influence in the region

Rebel losses and rival talks overshadow new Syrian peace effort in Geneva

Parallel talks in Kazakhstan brokered by Russia, Iran and Turkey have secured a landmark deal creating ‘de-escalation’ zones

US accuses Syria of using ‘crematorium’ to hide mass killing

State Department released satellite images said to back up reports of mass killings at a Syrian jail

Health emergency declared in Yemen’s capital as cholera infects thousands

The Red Cross estimates that the number of suspected cases of cholera in Yemen has tripled in a week to more than 8,500, according to the BBC

Thousands flee from Mosul’s war misery

Islamic State fighters are forcing people from their homes to use them as fighting positions