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Well, maybe that’s a bit over-dramatic but a deal on Iran’s nuclear programme could lead to rapprochement between the US and the Islamic state after 35 years of enmity. Monday 24 November 2014 is the deadline. (more…)
The video is horrific, but it provides intelligence services with clues about how IS leaders think, critically important for those seeking more effective ways to defeat this death cult.
My generation was blinded by the fall of the Berlin Wall. Bloodless revolutions are few and far between.
The debacle of Libyan soldiers accused of rape while on a training course near Cambridge symbolises the chaos of both post-revolutionary Libya and British policy.
The GCHQ director Robert Hannigan has accused internet firms of being “in denial” of the role their networks play in terrorism. Lindsey Hilsum reports.
The war in Syria has left devastation and despair in its trail. But the students at Aleppo University dare not stop believing a better future is still within their grasp.
Power cuts, stopped clocks and no school: just another day in the life of the people of Aleppo, which has been devastated by Syria’s war.
At least half of Aleppo’s Armenians have left the country. Once again, their community is divided and endangered. And once again, they regard Turkey as the chief cause of their problems.
The physical damage to Aleppo is shocking, but the destruction of people’s lives will be much harder to repair.