The jihadi leader has styled himself the new "Caliph," but what does that mean?
Dominic Raab / June 25, 2014
"To claim that Britain and the US left Iraq a better place in 2003 is delusional"
The collapse of the latest peace talks leaves Israel "in a real bind," but may also open a new way through
Why is the Chinese government discouraging learning our language?
Robert Fry / June 12, 2014
The struggle against the insurgency has wider consequences for the conflict between Sunni and Shia Islam
The militant group offers a compelling proposition to would-be jihadists
Will hosting the tournament make or break this emerging power, asks Michael Reid
How did Tiananmen change China? A selection of articles on the continuing significance of June 4th 1989
The onus is on politicians of all political and religious persuasions to take control of this situation
As a new report puts Turkey's media in the same category as North Korea, it is time for the world to wake up to the plight of their imprisoned scribes