Yemen crisis: Who are the rebel groups and why are they fighting?

Briefing Wed 11 Feb, AT 10:47

British and American embassy staff withdrawn as fighting continues in the politically unstable Arab nation

Bashar al-Assad 'informed' on US-led airstrikes against IS

One-Minute Read Tue 10 Feb, AT 08:44

Syrian President says regime has no plans to work with US and denies ever using barrel bombs

Jordanian F16 planes from the Royal Air Force

Jordan bombs Islamic State in revenge for pilot's murder

One-Minute Read Fri 6 Feb, AT 09:03

Fighter jets attack buildings before flying over pilot's village as king joins family for memorial

Sajida al Rishawi: why her enemies want her freed

Briefing Thu 29 Jan, AT 16:45

Islamic State is seeking the release of Sajida al Rishawi, a failed suicide bomber sent by rival group al-Qaeda

The new king of Saudia Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz

King Salman: what do we know about new Saudi Arabian leader?

Briefing Fri 23 Jan, AT 11:17

The 79-year-old faces 'exceptional new challenges' as he takes over from the late King Abdullah

The scene of the attack

Tel Aviv knife attack: three critical after bus stabbing

One-Minute Read Wed 21 Jan, AT 12:33

Palestinian suspect was shot and wounded after allegedly carrying out knife attack


Islamic State clashes with Taliban as it seeks Afghan recruits

One-Minute Read Wed 14 Jan, AT 14:47

Fighting breaks out as former Guantanamo detainee sets up Islamic State network in Afghanistan


Snowmen banned in Saudi Arabia: five of the strangest fatwas

One-Minute Read Tue 13 Jan, AT 14:22

Previous religious rulings describe Mickey Mouse as 'one of Satan's soldiers' and insist that the Earth is flat

Syrian actor covered in snow

Syria's Bashar al-Assad goaded in 'snow bucket' challenge

One-Minute Read Mon 12 Jan, AT 12:07

Young Syrian actor challenges president to brave the cold with country's suffering refugees