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Syrian actor covered in snow

Syria's Bashar al-Assad goaded in 'snow bucket' challenge

One-Minute Read
Mon 12 Jan, AT 12:07

Young Syrian actor challenges president to brave the cold with country's suffering refugees

Military leaders to hammer out new plan to fight Islamic State

One-Minute Read
Tue 14 Oct, AT 08:50

Extent of Turkey's commitment to the fight will 'hang in the background' at session in Washington

Fighter of the Kurdish of the Kurdish Women's Defense Units

YPJ: The Kurdish feminists fighting Islamic State

Profile
Tue 7 Oct, AT 15:48

All-female militia is protecting the Kurdish population from militants – as well as challenging gender roles

Pentagon image on US strikes in Syria

Islamic State: are US air strikes in Syria breaking the law?

Briefing
Wed 24 Sep, AT 12:26

US launches attacks on Islamic State without UN mandate or consent from the Syrian regime

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

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'

The Mole

Cameron gives up holiday as UK executioner raises stakes

Wed 20 Aug, AT 11:13
The Mole

Cameron appears to agree with John Humphrys that his holiday was 'unseemly' after beheading

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