US 'drops weapons into hands of Islamic State'

One-Minute Read Wed 22 Oct, AT 10:08

Pentagon investigating whether weapons intended for Kurds accidentally ended up with Islamic State

Columnist Venetia Rainey

How to stop Islamic State: go for the roots, not the head

Thu 16 Oct, AT 20:37 Venetia Rainey

Bombing runs on IS targets are dismissed as ‘shock and yawn’: we need those living under IS to rebel

Military leaders to hammer out new plan to fight Islamic State

One-Minute Read Tue 14 Oct, AT 08:50

Extent of Turkey's commitment to the fight will 'hang in the background' at session in Washington

Demonstration for Palestine in London

Palestine: is vote to recognise state courageous or harmful?

Talking Point Fri 10 Oct, AT 12:10

MPs are likely to back a motion calling on the UK government to recognise the Palestinian state

The female football fan causing 'moral uproar' in Saudi Arabia – video

Video Thu 9 Oct, AT 15:56

Women are not allowed to go to football matches in the Muslim nation in case they 'promote sinful behaviour'

Men watching smoke after an air strike in Kobane

Air strikes alone will not save Kobane, say UK and US

One-Minute Read Thu 9 Oct, AT 08:47

Kobane experiences most intense street battles so far, but US says its job is not to save Syrian towns

Fighter of the Kurdish of the Kurdish Women's Defense Units

YPJ: The Kurdish feminists fighting Islamic State

Profile Tue 7 Oct, AT 15:48

All-female militia is protecting the Kurdish population from militants – as well as challenging gender roles

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish president vows to take on Islamic State

One-Minute Read Thu 2 Oct, AT 13:08

Turkey won't tolerate terrorists, says Recep Tayyip Erdogan, while insisting that Assad must go

Bacha posh: why some Afghan girls are raised as boys

Briefing Wed 1 Oct, AT 11:26

Generations of girls are dressed up as boys so that they can be afforded basic freedoms – but at what cost?

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