Iraq refugee who fled Islamic State jihadists

Islamic State accused of 'ethnic cleansing on a historic scale'

One-Minute Read Tue 2 Sep, AT 14:09

Rural areas of Iraq turned into 'blood-soaked killing fields' as militants target ethnic minorities in north

Robert Fox

Defeating IS: why Cameron needs to get back to work

Fri 22 Aug, AT 12:21 Robert Fox

And why the PM must accept that destroying the Sunni fanatics will necessitate 'boots on the ground'

The Mole

Beheading brings calls for tough laws to tackle UK jihadists

Fri 22 Aug, AT 10:34 The Mole

House arrest measures needed, says Carlile, and Clegg 'was wrong to block snooper's charter'

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

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

The Mole

Tories becalmed: PM still on hols as second minister quits

Tue 12 Aug, AT 10:20 The Mole

Get a grip, Dave - this is not what Churchill meant when he said 'We shall fight them on the beaches'

Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to become Turkey's first directly elected president

Erdogan: why is Turkey's new president such a divisive figure?

Profile Mon 11 Aug, AT 15:43

Promising a 'new Turkey', the former prime minister is yet to silence his critics after over a decade in power

David Cameron

Mount Sinjar crisis: pressure on Cameron to recall parliament

Mon 11 Aug, AT 09:34 The Mole

Many MPs who voted against military action in Syria now want Britain to join America in tackling IS

Crispin Black

UK should rescue Christian victims of Islamist savagery

Mon 11 Aug, AT 08:58 Crispin Black

We took in the Ugandan Asians in 1972 – today we must offer safety to Christians and Yazidis

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