US launches new strikes against Islamic State militants

One-Minute Read Tue 16 Sep, AT 15:10

Strikes move closer to Baghdad as Obama launches campaign to 'degrade and destroy' militant group

Islamic Jihadists in training

Islamic State: its weapons and where it gets them

Analysis Tue 9 Sep, AT 16:07

From Croation pistols to American semi-automatic rifles, Islamic State has no shortage of weapons

The Mole

UK could join bombing runs against IS at end of next week

Fri 5 Sep, AT 10:52 The Mole

William Hague makes it clear that prior approval from Parliament would not be necessary

The jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

The five best Twitter accounts for Islamic State news

Analysis Fri 5 Sep, AT 09:40

Follow these people on Twitter to sort through the deluge of information – and misinformation – on Islamic State

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

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