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'Disturbing' Syria torture images go on display at UN headquarters

Photographs were smuggled out by former military photographer who defected to West (warning: graphic content)

Iraqi pro-government fighters celebrate as they advance into Tikrit

War with Isis: Iraqi security forces recapture part of Tikrit as militants' grip begins to loosen

Heavy fighting erupts as army and militia advance upon Saddam Hussein's home city

The charges are read out to a crowd

Isis 'publicly beheads three men for homosexuality and blasphemy' in Iraq

Supporters say men were executed in Nineveh

The artist and activist Atena Farghadani, 26, has been jailed over her protests against the new laws, Amnesty said

Iran to turn women into 'baby-making machines' by banning vasectomies and contraceptives

New laws would also make it harder for women to get jobs until they'd had at least one child first

Isis video shows child militant shooting dead 'Israeli spy' Muhammad Said Ismail Musallam

Musallam had travelled to Syria to fight alongside Isis but was captured and accused of being a spy when he tried to flee

An anti-government protest in the village of Jannusan, west of Manama, last year

Government refuses to release details of relationship with authoritarian Bahrain

Campaigners asked the Information Rights Tribunal to intervene

Mohammed Emwazi moved to the UK from Kuwait aged six

MI5 contact did not radicalise ‘Jihadi John’, David Cameron insists

Philip Hammond attacked apologists for Isis in his speech in London

Israeli border guards detain a Palestinian protester during clashes following a demonstration against the incarceration of Palestinian university students, near Ramallah

Israel election: Palestinians fear whichever candidate wins, they lose ahead of next week's poll

You might have thought they would support Isaac Herzog, the man promising peace where Benjamin Netanyahu has brought only war. But there is little enthusiasm in Ramallah

The disturbing picture has been circulated by militants

Isis fighters hang dead bodies at entrance to Hawija weeks after parading Kurdish fighters through district in cages

Distressing images come against a back drop of losses in Tikrit

Mr Lieberman was to have been targeted with an RPG

Israeli foreign minister calls for disloyal Arabs to be decapitated 'with an axe'

Political opponents hit back, comparing his remarks to a 'Jewish Islamic State'

'Saleh', an Isis defector, claims he witnessed Kenji Goto's murder

Isis defector 'watched Jihadi John kill Kenji Goto' and claims British executioner is chief killer of foreign hostages

Former militant claims John is respected because he is so willing to kill

CCTV shows the three girls at Gatwick airport (PA)

Missing Syria schoolgirls: Parents discover checklist for journey in girl's bedroom

Checklist includes flights to Turkey, underwear, socks, an epilator and a phone

Migrant labourers work on a construction site in Doha in Qatar. Widespread abuses of migrant workers have been documented since the country was chosen to host the 2022 World Cup

Sir Norman Foster warned by human rights campaigners after he wins bid to design Qatar World Cup stadium

Human rights groups have documented widespread abuses of migrant workers in Qatar

Raif Badawi has been sentenced to 1,000 lashes for ‘insulting Islam’ on his liberal website

Raif Badawi: Saudi Arabia accuses western media of attacking its sovereignty

Liberal blogger faces possible execution for apostasy

Undated image released by the YPG claims to show Ivana Hoffmann, the first female westerner killed fighting Isis

Isis: German woman becomes first western female killed fighting extremist militants

Details around the woman, who was born in German to South African parents, are scarce 

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