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The Houthis have their own reasons for hurting the Saudis – the war in Yemen is a humanitarian nightmare without end. t
The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British citizen detained in Iran, on British political turmoil, Boris Johnson, and his frustration with the “soft” Foreign Office.
A recent judgment could force a rethink not only of Britain’s support for the violence of the Saudi kingdom, but of the UK’s wider role in the world.
The promotion of hawkish figures from Mike Pompeo to John Bolton has given impetus to the idea that some sort of military clash is inevitable.
Six thousand Yazidis were enslaved by IS and many of them were murdered. One family was devastated by the barbarism – and yet miraculously reunited.
Sarout became emblematic of the early optimism for change as protests swept the country.
With no strategy, no strong staff, and no support from allies, Trump may end up leading America into a costly conflict.
If it happens, the US would face a nation far more militarily advanced than Iraq.
But as tensions between the US and Iran have been ratcheted up, there is reason to believe that the president is one of the voices in the White House urging restraint.
Trump’s approach “demonstrates an astonishing ignorance of history, politics realities, and the practice of nuclear negotiations”.
The caliphate is collapsing, but the Sri Lanka attacks showed that IS’s tactics remain deadly.