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Muslim magic – Islam has always dabbled in the occult

15 October 2016 9:00 am

Islam has always dabbled in the dark arts, says Justin Marozzi

Why we have to stand by foul, brutal Saudi Arabia

9 January 2016 9:00 am

The Saudis have got the new year off to a busy start, haven’t they? The authorities executed 47 people, including…

The Vicar of Baghdad: 'I've looked through the Quran trying to find forgiveness... there isn’t any.'

21 November 2015 9:00 am

Exiled to Hampshire by Isis bombs, saintly Canon Andrew White itches to go back to the Middle East

How Lebanon is coping with more than a million Syrian refugees

14 November 2015 9:00 am

How tiny Lebanon copes with an unstoppable flow of Syrian refugees

A state of terror: Islamic State longs to be left alone to establish its blood-stained utopia

31 January 2015 9:00 am

The Sykes-Picot agreement will be 100 years old next year, but there will be no congratulatory telegrams winging their way…

Mohammed — in pictures

24 January 2015 9:00 am

Two months ago I was sitting beside the tomb of a descendant of the Prophet Mohammed, telling a story about…

‘It’s jihad, innit, bruv’: meet the British Muslims going to fight in Syria

26 July 2014 9:00 am

Meeting the British Muslims who have joined the ‘Islamic State’

Please, Cameron – no moral grandstanding over Iraq

21 June 2014 8:00 am

If there’s a bright spot in the murky mess of Iraq, it’s that finally we have a war that it…

Syria’s war in miniature: meeting the Christians driven out of Qusayr

10 August 2013 9:00 am

Events in one Syrian town cast light on the nation’s strife