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US says ISIL-run oil refineries targeted
Saudi and UAE jets take part in strikes inside Syria, as Britain's PM says UK must join air operations in Iraq.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2014 13:15 GMT
Fresh US air strikes hit ISIL in Syria
Second day of strikes hit targets belonging to Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant group in Syria's north and east.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2014 14:46 GMT
Obama outlines plan to target IS fighters
US president authorises air strikes against Islamic State group inside Syria and announces expansion of strikes in Iraq.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2014 09:20 GMT
Obama admits 'no strategy' on IS in Syria
US president says military options considered but "we don't have a strategy yet", as evidence emerges of IS atrocities.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2014 03:17 GMT
Islamic State group executes Syrian soldiers
Victims shot and stabbed in the latest brutal mass killing by armed group already accused by UN of war crimes.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2014 14:54 GMT
And the greater lesson from the Middle East.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2014 15:31 GMT
Explosion rocks Lebanese capital
Suicide bomber blows up car near a security forces checkpoint, injuring 15 people and damaging a nearby cafe.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2014 11:41 GMT
When Iraq was the bastion of a thriving cosmopolitan culture
Iraq must remain a unified cosmopolitan country, as must all its neighbours.
Last updated: 23 Jun 2014 13:25 GMT
Iran top leader opposes US action in Iraq
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says he is against US intervention in Iraq, where Sunni fighters seized a number of towns.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2014 14:27 GMT
Violence mars build-up to Iraq election
Dozens killed in attacks on polling stations as country prepares for first nationwide election since US forces withdrew.
Last updated: 29 Apr 2014 05:35 GMT
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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Cuba's war on Ebola
Stop blaming the Nepali guides
Investing in Africa on its own terms
In the battle of papal politics, Pope Francis will triumph
Libya: The war nobody can win
An intellectual giant: Ali Mazrui (1933-2014)
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