Get a grip, Dave - this is not what Churchill meant when he said 'We shall fight them on the beaches'
One of Iraq's oldest and most persecuted religious minorities, the Yazidi faces yet another genocide
UN confirms 21 August attack on Damascus was gas – and the 'most significant' use of chemical weapons since Saddam's day
Attack on Damascus could represent most significant use of chemical weapons since Saddam attacks Iraqi Kurds
But the potentially explosive letters between Blair and Bush look set to stay private, despite Cameron's wishes
France says blood and urine tests confirm sarin has been used 'multiple times' in bloody civil war
How did we fall for it? Why were the sceptics ignored? And is it about to happen all over again in Syria?
One group of Mali rebels is said to be responsible for killing US Ambassador Stevens in Benghazi
Military leaders are like BBC execs – near-impossible to sack and without the self-knowledge to step down
Tabloid tales: Haillie Mathers not a fan of 'Haylor', Nicole Scherzinger leaving X Factor, Simon Cowell gun target
Can Annecy murders be linked to killing of Belgian tourist shot dead in northern France a year earlier?
Cash in Swiss account raises question: was Saad’s father helping dictator move his fortune abroad?
Seaside town Ilfracombe divided by 65ft bronze statue of woman 'with half her foetus hanging out'
Prosecutor says investigators have found some 'very interesting' facts - but Zainab holds the key
Tabloid tales: Royal connection earns burlesque dancer a buck; Fifty Shades underwear deal signed
Blair's followers want him to help Ed Miliband win next election. But shadow of Iraq won't go away
He was once called the member for Baghdad East – he now risks being labeled the MP for Kabul East
Michael Bywater on Simon Baron-Cohen’s fascinating study of what makes some people able to be cruel
Jewish comedian takes on role of Iraqi leader in film version of one of Saddam’s novels
Ghoulish relic of Saddam
Hussein’s regime poses
dilemma for Iraq’s new