How this conflict – played out in the rivalry between Iran and Saudi Arabia – is destabilising the world.
There are few regimes as authoritarian as the one in Bahrain, and even fewer that enjoy such a level of support from the UK.
After a video apparently showing the beheading of another American journalist has been released, a Cobra meeting will be held to discuss the threat to a UK hostage.
A video claiming to show the killing of another kidnapped American journalist, Steven Sotloff, has been released.
The most crucial of all decisions – to go to war – must not be left in the constitutional and procedural shadowy shambles it currently is.
Yehuda Shaul writes of how he and his friends learned to glorify power, and lost their ability to see Palestinians as people whose lives are no less valuable. Now, he and hundreds of others are working to end the occupation.
Two weeks ago Donald Macintyre reported from Gaza on the plight of ten-year-old Mohammed Badran, blinded in an Israeli air strike. Here, he gives an update on his treatment.
The PM is not alone in failing to articulate a clear set of principles for this new era.
A first look at this week's magazine.
Making a global spectacle of the murder of a western journalist carries a uniquely powerful propaganda message for the jihadists.
The people’s representatives should be able to exercise their democratic role, whether it is convenient for the prime minister or not.