Exclusive: In the besieged city of Taiz, the Islamists are uniting to fight Houthi rebels
Wadah Khanfar, former managing director of Al Jazeera, will give Islamists a hearing on the new Huffpost Arabi website
In the first of two articles seeking a solution to Syria’s crisis, Patrick Cockburn looks at the wishful thinking that helped an uprising escalate into a catastrophe
Only by destroying Isis forces on the battlefield can there be a possible end to years of bloodshed
A suicide bomber has blown himself up at a military recruiting centre in Baghdad, killing at least 12 people.
Iraqi security forces and allied tribesmen battled on Thursday to put down al-Qa'ida-linked gunmen who, in a coordinated surge, ran rampant in two of the country's main Sunni cities, overrunning police stations and sweeping through the streets, emboldened by mounting sectarian tensions between minority Sunnis and the Shiite-led government.
Egypt's interim government has blamed the group for an attack on police headquarters
The attacks bring the number of people killed so far in Iraq this month to 441
Britain’s ambassador, Sir Mark Lyall Grant, puts forward draft resolution calling on UN member states 'to prevent terrorists from benefiting directly or indirectly from ransom payments'
Update: Despite reports last night from US officials that the target had died during heavy gunfire, it has now been confirmed that he survived the attack
Major Emmanuel Chirchir, spokesman for the Kenya Defence Forces has identified four men as gunmen in the attacks
Two western-born Islamists killed in Somali al-Qa'ida squabble
Consulates in Yemen and Pakistan to remain closed, officials say
Authorities claim those killed were suspected al-Qa-ida fighters
Liquid explosive could potentially be dipped onto clothes to make them explosive when dry
President Barack Obama was briefed following the meeting