British SAS troops may be fighting in Yemen, Syria, Iraq, and Libya – but Parliament hasn’t been told about any of these deployments, let alone been given the chance to debate them
Around 14,000 people have been rescued from flimsy vessels in the last week
Libya requested assistance for its coastguard as efforts continue to stop people smugglers sending boats towards Italy
'We did all that's possible to be done,' says Captain Francesco Iavazzo
The former Prime Minister said a ‘proper’ ground war was necessary to defeat the group
The militant group has enforced its severe interpretation of Sharia law on the women of a Sirte since seizing control last year, according to Human Rights Watch
'We were filled with hope. Then step by step, Daesh took over. Now we feel we are cursed.'
A UN arms embargo is set to be amended to allow weapons to be sent to the Government of National Accord which is seeking to establish itself in Tripoli
President reiterates his plea for European NATO allies to increase their defence spending
Up to 500 refugees are feared to have died in the largest disaster of 2016 so far
Isis is believed to be sending weapons to Boko Haram and sharing operational tactics
The admission is a further step to direct UK involvement in the north African state
Since 2001, Patrick Cockburn has provided peerless reporting of the wars that have torn apart the Middle East and created the conditions in which Al-Qaeda and Islamic State have grown and flourished. In the first of a series of excerpts from his new book, he combines eyewitness accounts of the battles for Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Libya and beyond with an explanation of what these conflicts have in common – and how they were reported or misreported at the time
EU ministers will meet on Monday to discuss the possibility of sending security units to Tripoli
Philip Hammond accused of writing letter designed to be 'wholly and deliberately misleading to the uninformed reader'
Europe cannot afford to allow another failed state to languish just a few hundred miles across the Mediterranean