As the chances of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict fade, few alternatives remain
'Heartbreaking scenes' as the bodies of up to 1,700 Iraqi soldiers executed by Islamic State were discovered
Deal to curb Iran's ability to build a nuclear bomb could 'scarcely be more sensitive or difficult'
Hadi escapes to Riyadh as Saudi-led airstrikes against Houthi rebels kill civilians, including six children
Local rebel groups are fighting for control of a country that could become the battleground for a wider war
Civilians are suffering in darkness as the conflict rumbles on. How did the country get into such a mess?
Critics argue it is a 'conveyor belt' to terrorism, but the Home Office says it preaches non-violence
Victory gives Likud a 'strong chance' of forming a government but difficult talks lie ahead
The woman has also been ordered to pay a hefty fine for 'tarnishing the reputation' of a Saudi man
Part terrorist group and part government, Isis claims to have established an Islamic State in Syria and Iraq
Militants raided the historical city in their latest attack on the 'non-Islamic heritage' of the Middle East
Footage shows knife-wielding men forcing the couple into a cage on the dance floor while jihadi music plays
Use of Shi'ite militia to reclaim Saddam Hussein's Sunni hometown raises fears of a future backlash
Revolutionary Guard stage war games including a gunboat assault on a model US warship
Female TV presenters forced to cover up in strict Islamic dress in the latest blow to women's rights
Footage shows Sheikh al-Khaibari using a cup to explain to university students why Galileo was wrong
Temporary 'freeze' on fighting may go ahead in Aleppo after government forces said they would halt bombing
A sizeable minority in Egypt and Libya, Coptic Christians attach great importance to prayer and fasting
Islamic State targets in Libya hit by Egyptian forces after militants behead 21 Christians in gruesome video
Intelligence suggested 26-year-old was in company of Islamic State commander, says US source
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