Analysis from our award-winning international editor on the conflicts and political movements changing our world.
Members of the Saudi royal family, especially those in or near government, rarely speak in public so when Prince Turki bin Faisal bin Saud comes to town it’s worth hearing what he has to say.
What is wrong with us? While people and governments give generously to appeals for the victims of earthquakes and disease, they balk when it comes to those fleeing conflict.
A chorus of concern is growing at the prospect of David Cameron’s former Health Secretary, Andrew Lansley being put forward for a senior humanitarian role at the United Nations.
As world powers struggle to reach a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme, Republicans in the US could prove the biggest obstacle to an agreement.
Will a deal on Iran’s nuclear programme lead to rapprochement between the US and the Islamic state after 35 years of enmity?
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.