George Orwell's 1984

Egyptian student arrested for carrying 1984

One-Minute Read Mon 10 Nov, AT 12:25

Banning people from reading George Orwell's novel is the 'epitome of ignorance', academic says

How do Arab media write about Assad and Syria?

Analysis Fri 7 Nov, AT 15:10

President Assad remains a sharply divisive figure for mainstream Arabic-language media

Iranian woman and her do in Tehran

Dog owners in Iran could be punished with 74 lashes

One-Minute Read Fri 7 Nov, AT 14:54

Pets could be confiscated under a tough new law to combat the 'invasion' of Western culture

Cruise ship

Cruise ships 'ferry jihadists to Syria and Iraq'

One-Minute Read Fri 7 Nov, AT 11:04

Interpol warns that crackdown on airports has led to prospective fighters booking cruise liners

Hit and run attack: what is happening in Jerusalem?

Briefing Thu 6 Nov, AT 10:19

Hamas claims responsibility for the killing of an Israeli policeman amid fears of a third intifada

Columnist Venetia Rainey

Israel v Palestine: is this the start of the Third Intifada?

Fri 31 Oct, AT 11:01 Venetia Rainey

'Chickenshit' Netanyahu… Sweden's 'Ikea politics'… Global insults fly as violence erupts in Jerusalem

Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai donates $50,000 prize to Gaza schools

One-Minute Read Thu 30 Oct, AT 10:24

Malala Yousafzai becomes first person to win Nobel peace prize and World Children's Prize in same year

Peshmerga soldiers

Kurdish Peshmerga soldiers arrive in Turkey

One-Minute Read Wed 29 Oct, AT 12:34

Turkey has granted access to Peshmerga fighters from Iraq, who will cross into Syria to take on Islamic State militants

Qatar's ruler Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani

Qatar denies funding Islamic State

One-Minute Read Mon 27 Oct, AT 09:04

David Cameron under 'intense pressure' to insist that Qatar cuts off funding to militants

US air strike near Turkish border

US air strikes obliterate Islamic State position - video

Video Fri 24 Oct, AT 09:33

Jihadists scatter as US-led air strikes target camp near the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane