For those of us who have watched the region for decades, this crisis did not come out of nowhere.
Of course, with Europe’s Mediterranean beaches now becoming de facto Bantustans for Syrian, Afghan and all manner of other exiles, they are looking a lot less attractive as sunlounger locations.
An EU law means the Home Office could decide to force the couple to leave Britain.
We are grieving – but above all, we are furious about the manner of his death.
This is not the first time IS has appeared to threaten Britain, but the appearance of Tower Bridge and Big Ben in its last video is particularly pointed.
When the history books are written, David Cameron's lacklustre record on refugees will haunt him.
Black market booze, a Kalashnikov cloakroom, and women in bikinis escaping over barbed wire: meet Marc Victor, the king of Kabul nightlife.
Washington’s rocky détente with Iran has been one of the most important geopolitical stories of the 21st century. What's to come next?
Baden-Württemberg’s federal administration is alone in providing care for Yazidi women and children who have survived war crimes and sexual violence.
Why the real history of the Peace of Westphalia in 17th-century Europe offers a model for bringing stability to the Middle East.
Refugee children are increasingly being forgotten once they arrive on the continent.
The Zombie PM
The doomed premiership of Theresa May