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?

Palestine: hour has arrived - to find a dynamic new leader

Tue 30 Sep, AT 18:57 Venetia Rainey

It's also time to reduce the role of the Middle East's chief mediator – the United States

The Iraqi comedy about Islamic State

Iraqi comedy takes on Islamic State – video

Video Mon 29 Sep, AT 15:14

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is hatched from an egg of the devil, while a shopkeeper segregates vegetables

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