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The day’s top stories from BBC News. Delivered twice a day on weekdays, daily at weekends. Including the latest news from the Middle East, about Israel and Iran.

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The day’s top stories from BBC News. Delivered twice a day on weekdays, daily at weekends. Including the latest news from the Middle East, about Israel and Iran.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Dozens of jurors ruled out as historic Trump trial begins

    Dozens of jurors ruled out as historic Trump trial begins

    The former US president Donald Trump denies trying to disguise a hush money payment to an adult film star in 2016. Also: donors pledge more than $2bn in aid for Sudan, and record ocean temperatures have caused the mass bleaching of coral across large parts of the world's seas.

    • 33 min
    A year of war in Sudan

    A year of war in Sudan

    Almost nine million people have been displaced and the UN is warning of looming famine. Also: Israel is still considering its response to Iran's attack at the weekend, and China investigates whether three African runners allowed a Chinese competitor to win a key race.

    • 28 min
    UN warns Middle East is on the brink of full-scale conflict

    UN warns Middle East is on the brink of full-scale conflict

    The UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, was speaking at a Security Council emergency meeting on Iran's missile and drone attacks on Israel. Also: Haiti's main political parties urge the outgoing prime minister, Ariel Henry, to speed up the installation of a new transitional council, and the teenager with a memory like an encyclopedia..

    • 30 min
    Iran-Israel crisis - how to stop escalation?

    Iran-Israel crisis - how to stop escalation?

    Israel says it intercepted vast majority of missiles and drones fired by Iran. Iran said the attack "achieved all its objectives". President Biden to discuss diplomatic response with other G7 leaders amid international calls for restraint. The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting later.

    • 23 min
    Iran launches drones and missiles at Israel

    Iran launches drones and missiles at Israel

    The Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his military was "ready for any scenario". Sirens were heard as Israel's air defences came into operation.

    • 30 min
    The Happy Pod: The Centenarian Stargazer

    The Happy Pod: The Centenarian Stargazer

    This week, we meet the 105 year-old man celebrating his thirteenth total solar eclipse. Also: The AI technology giving back a voice to the voiceless. And our intrepid reporter goes in search of the crookie.

    • 26 min

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