The world is failing to respond to 'the greatest humanitarian emergency of our era', says the UN
Can 'coalition of the willing' come together to deal with Islamic State? Not if Cameron can help it
Neither Palestinians nor Israelis have achieved what they wanted: we will be back here again
2,200 people died in the conflict and 11,000 were injured. Can either side claim the war was a success?
And why the PM must accept that destroying the Sunni fanatics will necessitate 'boots on the ground'
Militants behead and rape victims, yet stage 'fun days' for residents of their self-declared caliphate
Budget flights and 'distressingly porous' borders are enabling Britons to fight in the Middle East
Street protests marred a wedding between a Muslim and a Jew in Israel this week, but interfaith marriage is on the rise
If we want Kurds to act as our 'boots on the ground' against IS, there can be no more broken promises
Wife and child of Hamas leader Mohammed Deif hit by Israeli airstrikes after truce breaks down
Cameron appears to agree with John Humphrys that his holiday was 'unseemly' after beheading
Tabloids and Labour MPs ask why PM is leaving for Cornwall if Islamic State is such a monstrous threat
What happened to the 'monstrous threat' rhetoric? Does tackling IS not pass the 'family friendly' test?
Cameron's foreign policy is an 'omnishambles' while Obama looks increasingly parochial and isolationist
Nouri al-Maliki says he will back 'brother' Haider al-Abadi as prime minister for sake of Iraq's unity
What happens to Cameron's promise to 'get these people off that mountain'? Er… nothing, it seems
David Cameron is not keeping up with public opinion on need to help beleaguered Kurds and Yazidis
Power struggle in Iraqi government threatens to hamper efforts to stem advances by the militants
We took in the Ugandan Asians in 1972 – today we must offer safety to Christians and Yazidis
One of Iraq's oldest and most persecuted religious minorities, the Yazidi faces yet another genocide
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