Charles Laurence

Syria: does Obama know for sure who his 'friends' are?

Tue 23 Sep, AT 11:21 Charles Laurence

Family of beheaded journalist claim he was sold to IS by 'moderates' Obama is now supporting

New York, People's Climate March

Climate change marches: hundreds of thousands demand action

One-Minute Read Mon 22 Sep, AT 09:42

Protesters including politicians and celebrities warn climate change is 'biggest threat humanity has faced'

US Secretary of State John Kerry, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal and Omani Foreign Minister Yussef bin Alawi

Islamic State may have 31,000 fighters, CIA says

One-Minute Read Fri 12 Sep, AT 09:19

Arab states offer support to US military campaign, but CIA says IS may be much larger threat than originally estimated

The new PM of Iraq Haidar al-Abadi

Iraq: new government opens way for US military expansion

One-Minute Read Tue 9 Sep, AT 11:39

United States hails new Iraqi cabinet as a milestone in the fight against Islamic State militants

Crispin Black

MH17 - just another mistake: remember the USS Vincennes

Wed 23 Jul, AT 08:55 Crispin Black

America never apologised for shooting down an Iranian passenger jet, killing 290 people, 66 of them children

Palestinians carry the body of Mohammad Deif

Family of Hamas 'mastermind' killed as Israel-Gaza talks fail

One-Minute Read Wed 20 Aug, AT 14:18

Wife and child of Hamas leader Mohammed Deif hit by Israeli airstrikes after truce breaks down

Germany to demand US commits publicly to end spying

One-Minute Read Sat 12 Jul, AT 08:44

Berlin to put espionage at top of agenda for meeting with Washington

Fouad Massoum during the first session of the Iraqi Parliament

Iraq picks Fouad Massoum as president in bid to unite nation

One-Minute Read Fri 25 Jul, AT 11:39

But selection of new prime minister expected to be 'more fraught' as Islamic State retains grip on north

Fears of third intifada as Middle East peace looks hopeless

Thu 3 Apr, AT 09:12 Venetia Rainey

More settlement building, more civilians shot dead by the Israeli army: something has to change fast

Will David Cameron address the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

First Reaction Wed 12 Mar, AT 12:23

After four-year delay, observers wonder if Middle East peace process is now finally a priority for PM

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