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
Glasgow is the latest council to fly the Palestinian flag, causing outrage from some in its Jewish community
The Jews should have been offered a homeland in Franconia, with Jerusalem a place of pilgrimage
Warsi steps down in protest at the government's 'morally indefensible' policy in the Middle East
Author complains Gaza conflict is making her fat a week after paper described genocide as 'permissible'
Israel's Iron Dome intercepts Hamas rockets, but reports suggest that it may have been hacked by China
'Our problem is not with the Jews,' said the Palestinian refugee, 'but with the Israeli government and army'