Jeremy Bowen presents a personal history of the Middle East.
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Jeremy Bowen looks at some of the lessons of the past 25 years.
BBC Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen looks back on the rise and fall of Islamic State.
Jeremy Bowen on Turkey's dramatic changes under the leadership of Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Jeremy Bowen analyses the conflict in Yemen and the role of Saudi Arabia.
Jeremy Bowen considers the many complex layers of war in Syria.
Jeremy Bowen on the dramatic eruption of opposition to the Assad regime in Syria.
The overthrow of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi in Libya, remembered by Jeremy Bowen.
The popular revolution in Egypt during the Arab Spring, remembered by Jeremy Bowen.
Reflections on Iran and its place in the Middle East by Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen.
The impact of religious divisions across the Middle East, witnessed by Jeremy Bowen.
Jeremy Bowen looks back over 25 years, covering one of the world's most troubled regions.
Jeremy Bowen looks back over the life of the Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.
Jeremy Bowen reflects on Iraq's descent into chaos after the US invasion in 2003.
The invasion of Iraq and its fallout, as reported by Jeremy Bowen.
The impact of 9/11, recalled by Jeremy Bowen in his personal history of the Middle East.
Jeremy Bowen, the BBC's Middle East correspondent, remembers the day he came under fire.
The impact of sanctions in Saddam Hussein's Iraq, witnessed by Jeremy Bowen.
Jeremy Bowen is in Baghdad as the west sends bomber planes to punish Saddam Hussein.
Jeremy Bowen finds himself in Sudan on the trail of Osama bin Laden.
How a gas container explains the divide between the Israelis and the Palestinians.
The assassination of Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin, remembered by Jeremy Bowen.
The allure and political challenge of the Holy City, as experienced by Jeremy Bowen.
The story of the Kurds of Iraq, told by BBC Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen.
BBC Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen recalls the devastation of the first Gulf war.
BBC Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen begins a personal history of this troubled region.
Welcome to this new BBC podcast. The first episode will be published within seven days.