Bombing runs on IS targets are dismissed as ‘shock and yawn’: we need those living under IS to rebel
Extent of Turkey's commitment to the fight will 'hang in the background' at session in Washington
MPs are likely to back a motion calling on the UK government to recognise the Palestinian state
Women are not allowed to go to football matches in the Muslim nation in case they 'promote sinful behaviour'
Kobane experiences most intense street battles so far, but US says its job is not to save Syrian towns
Violent protests break out as Turkey hesitates over fight against jihadists in border town of Kobane
All-female militia is protecting the Kurdish population from militants – as well as challenging gender roles
Turkey won't tolerate terrorists, says Recep Tayyip Erdogan, while insisting that Assad must go
Generations of girls are dressed up as boys so that they can be afforded basic freedoms – but at what cost?
Attacks will prompt 'relief' for government after fanfare of air strikes vote, but 'anxiety' for hostages
A street vendor in Kabul sells balloons to a group of Afghan children. Although the economy in Afghanistan has shown some signs of improvement since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, low wages and unemployment remain challenges for the government.
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