Two dead in horror lorry crash that closed…

The M1 in Bedfordshire was shut in both directions this morning/Sat following a serious road crash (Picture: south bedsnews)Two lorry drivers have died in a serious crash that closed the M1 southbound for several hours…

Who was Irans Qasem Soleimani?

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Soleimani - seen here in Iraq in 2015 - directed militia in Iraq who attacked US troops and later fought the Islamic State group Next to Iran's Supreme Leader, Qasem…

Strong winds whip up Australian bushfires

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe BBC's Phil Mercer witnessed a dust storm "coming towards us like a monster"Strong winds that have changed direction are hampering efforts by firefighters to contain bushfires…

Rockets fall near US embassy in Baghdad injuring…

Several rockets have fallen near the United States embassy in Baghdad injuring five people. The rockets fell in the Iraqi capital's heavily fortified Green Zone which houses government buildings and foreign missions. "Several rockets targeting…