Arab states offer support to US military campaign, but CIA says IS may be much larger threat than originally estimated
By taking land from Palestinians in the West Bank, Israel ensures long-term peace looks hopeless
Barack Obama announces US military expansion in Middle East in speech he had 'hoped to avoid'
Refugees from Sudan and Eritrea were pressured to move on, Human Rights Watch says
From Croation pistols to American semi-automatic rifles, Islamic State has no shortage of weapons
United States hails new Iraqi cabinet as a milestone in the fight against Islamic State militants
It is no longer possible to pretend that Muslim immigration to Britain has been an unqualified success
Jordan will get $15bn of gas from Israel, dashing European hopes of cutting energy dependence on Russia
Volunteers in groups affiliated with Islamic State say they want to return to the UK but fear long jail terms
William Hague makes it clear that prior approval from Parliament would not be necessary
Follow these people on Twitter to sort through the deluge of information – and misinformation – on Islamic State
Aqsa Mahmood went from 'sweet' and 'peaceful' child to the wife of an Islamic State fighter
Cameron and Obama have a lot of persuading to do as the West faces IS and Ukraine crises
Rural areas of Iraq turned into 'blood-soaked killing fields' as militants target ethnic minorities in north
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'
Budget flights and 'distressingly porous' borders are enabling Britons to fight in the Middle East