Israel's prime minister rejected nuclear option in first days of Yom Kippur War, eyewitness reveals
Assad regime agrees to hand over chemical weapons - just as Obama goes on TV to address the Syria crisis
Reviled as a sadist, President Assad's younger brother is thought to be behind the gas attack
US attack may seek to 'degrade' Syria's military, but Assad says intervention risks a regional war
Members of all three main parties believe that 'compelling new evidence' requires a fresh vote – but PM is adamant it won't happen
More and more voices are agreed: the ‘narrow, limited operation' proposed by Obama simply won't work
BBC's film of 'Napalm-like' attack on Syrian playground was screened when Commons was already sitting
Human rights activists welcome new law to protect women and children, but does it go far enough?
A group of hackers supporting the Syrian government is targeting the western media
Investors' fear of more Middle East turmoil sends oil prices soaring and hits Asian stocks hard
A mourner lights a candle outside the home of Nelson Mandela in Houghton, Johannesburg, last night. Announcing Mandela’s death, President Jacob Zuma said: "Our nation has lost its greatest son."
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