Nusra Front

Syria’s warlords were nobodies. Now they are rich men with sex slaves

6 August 2016 9:00 am

Even as Islamic State falls back, the civil war is growingmore complex – and looking worse for the West

The truth about Islamic State: it's in crisis

9 January 2016 9:00 am

Disillusioned Islamic State recruits are deserting the bloodthirsty terror group as it loses territory

Portrait of the week

27 June 2015 9:00 am

Home Tens of thousands took part in a demonstration in London against austerity, and thousands more in other cities. Russell…

Portrait of the week

1 November 2014 9:00 am

Home The last British combat troops turned over Camp Bastion in Helmand to Afghan forces and withdrew from Afghanistan after…

A new Islamist alliance among Syria’s rebels has given Assad the enemy he wants

5 October 2013 9:00 am

A new Islamist alliance among Syria’s rebels leaves the West’s friends in the country weaker than ever

The Free Syrian Army is being taken over by groups of jihadist thugs

4 May 2013 9:00 am

The Free Syrian Army has fallen prey to gangsters and fanatics