Alan Henning

Alan Henning: from Salford taxi driver to Islamic State hostage

Profile Mon 15 Sep, AT 10:45

Jihadists threaten to behead a second British aid worker, who travelled to Syria to help refugees

US Secretary of State John Kerry, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal and Omani Foreign Minister Yussef bin Alawi

Islamic State may have 31,000 fighters, CIA says

One-Minute Read Fri 12 Sep, AT 09:19

Arab states offer support to US military campaign, but CIA says IS may be much larger threat than originally estimated

After Gaza, Israel plays another card: land grabs

Thu 11 Sep, AT 14:43 Venetia Rainey

By taking land from Palestinians in the West Bank, Israel ensures long-term peace looks hopeless

Barack Obama, a televised speech

US vows to 'take out' Islamic State wherever it exists

One-Minute Read Thu 11 Sep, AT 08:48

Barack Obama announces US military expansion in Middle East in speech he had 'hoped to avoid'

Israeli immigration officers checking African migrants

Israel accused of 'coercing' African migrants to leave

Briefing Wed 10 Sep, AT 14:46

Refugees from Sudan and Eritrea were pressured to move on, Human Rights Watch says

Islamic Jihadists in training

Islamic State: its weapons and where it gets them

Analysis Tue 9 Sep, AT 16:07

From Croation pistols to American semi-automatic rifles, Islamic State has no shortage of weapons

Saudi woman

Eleven things women in Saudi Arabia can't do

Summary Tue 9 Sep, AT 14:59

The country failed to include female athletes in its Asia Games team – but that's just the beginning

The new PM of Iraq Haidar al-Abadi

Iraq: new government opens way for US military expansion

One-Minute Read Tue 9 Sep, AT 11:39

United States hails new Iraqi cabinet as a milestone in the fight against Islamic State militants

Crispin Black

Made in Britain: time to face facts about Muslim extremists

Fri 5 Sep, AT 12:06 Crispin Black

It is no longer possible to pretend that Muslim immigration to Britain has been an unqualified success

Jordan's King Abdullah II and former Israeli president Shimon Peres at the World Economic Forum 2009

Israel picks Jordan over Europe for 15-year gas deal

One-Minute Read Fri 5 Sep, AT 11:24

Jordan will get $15bn of gas from Israel, dashing European hopes of cutting energy dependence on Russia

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