Barack Obama

The flag of IS flutters on the 'dome' of a Syrian Christian Church

What is it like to live under Islamic State rule?

Summary
Fri 22 Aug, AT 10:38

Militants behead and rape victims, yet stage 'fun days' for residents of their self-declared caliphate

The Mole

Cameron causes outrage by returning to Cornish holiday

Thu 21 Aug, AT 12:59
The Mole

Cameron isn't the only one: Obama plays golf while IS threatens to execute second journalist

Robert Fox

Kurds to the rescue: here's what the West needs to do in return

Wed 20 Aug, AT 14:42
Robert Fox

If we want Kurds to act as our 'boots on the ground' against IS, there can be no more broken promises

Charles Laurence

Ferguson riots: a story of black poverty and white supremacy

Tue 19 Aug, AT 08:33
Charles Laurence

America's first black president is either reluctant or unable to take on the issue of inequality

Bill Gates

Ice bucket challenge: why are celebrities getting soaked?

Briefing
Mon 18 Aug, AT 12:39

Internet is awash with videos of Justin Bieber and and Bill Gates drenching themselves with ice water

Robert Fox

Yazidis on Mt Sinjar 'don't need rescuing': how very convenient

Fri 15 Aug, AT 12:35
Robert Fox

Cameron's foreign policy is an 'omnishambles' while Obama looks increasingly parochial and isolationist

Charles Laurence

Hillary Clinton risks being left behind by young Americans

Thu 14 Aug, AT 09:41
Charles Laurence

As Clinton pledges support for Israel, Generation Millennial more likely to sympathise with Hamas

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki

Iraq violence rages on. What's happened to its leadership?

Briefing
Tue 12 Aug, AT 15:06

Power struggle in Iraqi government threatens to hamper efforts to stem advances by the militants

Robert Fox

Iraq, Gaza, Ebola: perfect storm tests Obama and Cameron

Fri 8 Aug, AT 15:20
Robert Fox

As US bombers attack Islamic State fighters, the world looks as flammable today as it did in 1914

Yazidi women take shelter at a school in the Kurdish city of Dohuk

Yazidis: who are they and why is Islamic State pursuing them?

Briefing
Fri 8 Aug, AT 14:47

One of Iraq's oldest and most persecuted religious minorities, the Yazidi faces yet another genocide

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