The US President seemed to dismantle two decades of foreign policy in his press conference with Benjamin Netanyahu.
Promises the Prime Minister made to Syrian refugees, along with UN politics, has produced hundreds of thousands of child slaves and prostitutes in Lebanon.
In 2014, Islamic State fighters murdered thousands of Yazidis and kidnapped many others, mostly women and children. Their desperate relatives are now trying to buy them back.
Not the Chilcot Report by Peter Oborne reveals how Blair exagerrated evidence from the intelligence services to parliament – and the public.
In tackling tax havens, we must not inadvertently harm hawalas.
100 years ago today, Britain and France carved up what would become Syria, Iraq and Israel. Their imperial mindset still scars the region.
The West has flirted with the dangerous idea that we should somehow accomodate or rehabilitate Bashar al-Assad. Yet nothing will change while he's in power.
It is only fair that if one asks the government to do more, we should acknowledge when it does so.
Jihadis, spectacular mass-casualty attacks and the myth of an apocalyptic new world order.
In 2015 the government's Gateway programme offered 750 refugees the chance to resettle in the UK. Our writer followed one family for six months as they made the journey to England. This article won the feature writing prize at the Amnesty Media Awards in November 2016.
After more than five years of being bruised and bombed, Syrians are using the downturn in hostilities to reassert themselves – and the justness of their cause.
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