Crispin Black

Isis rampage: history says we must protect Europe’s borders

Tue 17 Jun, AT 09:05 Crispin Black

If Isis, from a standing start, can threaten Baghdad in a few days, then nothing is safe

Tony Blair

Tony Blair: Iraq chaos is not my fault

One-Minute Read Sun 15 Jun, AT 09:00

Former PM says Iraq war did not create Isis and renews call for action in Syria

Syrian activists splash paint on President Assad's election posters

Syria holds presidential elections as war rages on

One-Minute Read Tue 3 Jun, AT 08:29

Main opposition boycotts election, describing it as 'theatre written with the blood of Syrians'

Lebanese lose patience with the flood of Syrian refugees

Fri 30 May, AT 14:38 Venetia Rainey

With a quarter of its population now made up of fleeing Syrians, tiny Lebanon is clamping down

Rebel fighters in Syria

Syria’s bloodthirsty Brits blamed for beheadings

One-Minute Read Mon 26 May, AT 07:40

Rebel commander says most-violent jihadists are British

Do Israel's hardline settlers qualify as 'terrorists'?

Thu 15 May, AT 09:41 Venetia Rainey

The vandalism and violence perpetrated by Jewish extremists has gone too far, say moderate Israelis

A portrait of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi behind two Egyptian girls

Egypt: farewell democracy, hello President Sisi

Fri 9 May, AT 10:00 Crispin Black

Egypt voted for Morsi and his Islamic rule: but the West has happily watched the military retake control

Benjamin Netanyahu (Left) stands next to Shimon Peres (Right)

Israeli president says Netanyahu torpedoed peace deal

One-Minute Read Wed 7 May, AT 12:51

Shimon Peres says two-state solution was agreed before it was ‘ended’ by Netanyahu

Lebanon presidential election: pick your killer candidate

Wed 30 Apr, AT 12:07 Venetia Rainey

Meet the three most popular candidates to take over the presidency – and pray that MPs find an alternative

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