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Barack Obama

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

Royal Air Force Tornado aircraft

Islamic State: RAF jets carry out first air strikes in Iraq

One-Minute Read
Wed 1 Oct, AT 10:20

Attacks will prompt 'relief' for government after fanfare of air strikes vote, but 'anxiety' for hostages

President Obama and King Mswati III

Obama 'sides with dictators' at US-Africa summit

Briefing
Wed 6 Aug, AT 15:44

Trade topped the agenda and human rights were off the table as Barack Obama met with presidents, kings and dictators

Shackles hang at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

Barack Obama: 'We tortured some folks' after 9/11

First Reaction
Mon 4 Aug, AT 12:54

White House said those responsible were 'real patriots', as human rights groups call for 'legal consequences'

The wreckage of a rocket lies on a street in Luhansk

Ukraine: refugees 'burnt alive' in rocket fire strike on convoy

One-Minute Read
Mon 18 Aug, AT 13:30

Ukraine forces and pro-Russian rebels blame each other for attack outside eastern city of Luhansk

A Russian solider near a truck with missiles

Russia violated nuclear test ban treaty, says US

One-Minute Read
Tue 29 Jul, AT 08:56

Obama accuses Russia of breaking Cold War test treaty with cruise missile launch

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