Evidence given to the ICC could see senior Israeli officials indicted for breaches of international law
International governments struggle to control the flow of volunteers to Iraq and Syria
In 1923 Afghan law gave women equal rights, but the Soviet invasion – and the Taliban – brought violence and oppression
Two boys were reportedly strung up outside the offices of the religious police in Syria
Fighters attempt to storm building as MPs prepare to confirm appointment of new defence minister
Britons travelling to Dubai warned that 'insults' sent on the messaging service could result in £45,000 fine or deportation
Three Bradford sisters and their nine children failed to return home from trip to Saudi Arabia
The one-eyed militant with a £3m bounty on his head was targeted by American warplanes in Libya
The 17-year old from Dewsbury reportedly detonated a vehicle full of explosives in Iraq after joining Islamic State
Human rights groups warn that Badawi will receive another brutal public flogging for 'insulting Islam'
Middle East correspondents wonder why 'war criminal' became a peace envoy in the first place
Amnesty International claims Hamas used conflict with Israel to execute and torture its enemies
Militants use armoured bulldozers and multiple suicide bombers to force Iraqi forces out of city
Israel finally has a new government, but critics have branded Netanyahu 'a general without soldiers'
King Salman has changed the line of succession by appointing his nephew as crown prince of Saudi Arabia
The Sharia-compliant shop aims to challenge stereotypes of women in the conservative Muslim kingdom
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'
Local rebel groups are fighting for control of a country that could become the battleground for a wider war