The Uruguayan striker was the subject of an intense pursuit by Arsenal in the summer, and Gerrard wants success this season to convince him that his future lies at Anfield
Death of leader seriously weakened the Palestinian cause and removed the one figure who could unite the diverse and quarrelsome Palestinian groups
Ministers in the ruling coalition are preparing details of their own vision for how Israel should proceed unilaterally after the current round of peace talks fails
The thinking behind Australia’s switch in football federations from Oceania to Asia in 2006 was that it would raise standards in both their domestic and international sides. It has not quite worked out like that so far.
Ben Lynfield meets those losing their homes - and a way of life
Swede who lost form and fortune in Allen Stanford fraud proves popular FedEx Cup champion
Parents and pupils in occupied territory face a major dilemma
As Assad and Putin ‘outmanoeuvre’ Obama, fighters expect more from their Western ally. By Kim Sengupta
Leaders say that no one trusts the Americans as a result of their policy in Iraq
Air strikes on Syria could have “catastrophic effects” on the desperate humanitarian crisis in the region, a charity has warned.
Italy, Norway, Israel, Iraq, Chile and Egypt. The combined might of England's Under-21 and Under-20 teams failed to muster a single victory against that cluster of teams on the European and world stage this summer, but it seems they can always rely on Scotland.
Indiscriminate use of Scud missiles has killed hundreds of civilians, say activists
Justice Secretary calls for 'wholesale changes' to Human Rights law in Britain
"My son is innocent and I hope the court will set him free," said Abu Qatada's 86-year old father, standing outside the State Security Courthouse in the outskirts of Amman, where the firebrand preacher appeared on Sunday, charged with conspiring to carry out terrorist attack in Jordan in 1999 and 2000.
Agreement aims to allay fears that evidence extracted through torture will be used against the terror suspect
Members also call for Hezbollah and other foreign fighters to pull out