Two years ago this month, Islamic State slaughtered thousands of Yazidis in northern Iraq. What happened to those who made it to Europe?
The activist, who spent over 16 months on hunger strike in an Egyptian jail, was released earlier this year after giving up his Egyptian citizenship.
Michael Gove's cancelling of a contract is a start - but the government needs to go much further.
After Iraq and Afghanistan, Britain has re-entered a period of unresolved purpose.
The Israeli Prime Minister is under fire for his speech accusing the WWII Palestinian grand mufti of Jerusalem of inspiring the Holocaust.
Vladimir Putin’s military intervention is less about defeating Isis than about establishing himself as the ultimate counter-revolutionary leader.
Jihadists have long operated in the Caucasus and they have been re-energised by the Syrian conflict.
Shabana Mahmood, Labour MP for Birmingham Ladywood, reflects on her recent visit to refugee camps in Greece.
This is the worst terror attack in Turkey’s history. In just a few months, hundreds of civilians, Turkish security personnel and PKK members have been killed.
To mark the International Day of the Girl, Justine Greening writes on how female genital mutilation can ended for good.
The politics of the conflict are changing – and with them, the diplomatic and journalistic challenge.
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