Celebratory gunfire echoed across the strategic border town as Kurdish forces raised their flag in victory
Young Syrian actor challenges president to brave the cold with country's suffering refugees
Extent of Turkey's commitment to the fight will 'hang in the background' at session in Washington
All-female militia is protecting the Kurdish population from militants – as well as challenging gender roles
US launches attacks on Islamic State without UN mandate or consent from the Syrian regime
From Croation pistols to American semi-automatic rifles, Islamic State has no shortage of weapons
William Hague makes it clear that prior approval from Parliament would not be necessary
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And why the PM must accept that destroying the Sunni fanatics will necessitate 'boots on the ground'
House arrest measures needed, says Carlile, and Clegg 'was wrong to block snooper's charter'