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32-year-old orthopaedic surgeon from London was captured in November last year in the ancient city of Aleppo

Lebanon: 42 dead as car bomb explosions hit Tripoli

Lebanese Red Cross says at least 500 people here hurt

Egyptian army soldiers take out barbed wire that was surrounding the Supreme Constitutional Court in Cairo ahead of planned demonstrations yesterday

Egypt unrest: 36 Islamist prisoners die in 'escape bid' as state sets about wiping out Muslim Brotherhood

The Muslim Brotherhood described the incident as "cold-blooded killing"

Protesters are rounded up near a burnt mosque building

Egypt crisis: Government building in Cairo torched as backlash takes hold

A backlash against the Egyptian state’s war on Islamists took hold today as a government building was torched in Cairo and protesters vowed to continue their defiant stance against the interim government.

Sri Lankan troops chase local residents protesting against the alleged poisoning of drinking water in the village of Weliweriya earlier this month

EU wants Sri Lanka to ensure justice for families of protesters shot dead by troops during demonstration over polluted water

Two teenagers and 29-year-old man killed after military intervention

Nigeria mosque attack: At least 56 dead in Islamist violence

The coordinated assaults come as terrorist group Boko Haram claims it has enough firepower to take on the US

The Rector of Lyon's mosque Kamel Kabtane, centre, speaks during a meeting at the Minguettes mosque in Venissieux near Lyon,

Air force sergeant accused of planning mosque attack as Muslim leader denounces 'Islamophobic' France

23-year-old arrested over plot as violent incidents rise

Old Bailey trial for Ukrainian accused of terror-related murder of 82-year-old grandfather

A Ukrainian man accused of the terror-related murder of an 82-year-old grandfather as he walked home from a mosque will face trial at the Old Bailey next year.

Although the stabbing of Mohammed Saleem in Birmingham in April is regarded by police as a terrorist incident, Labour is concerned that it has not been discussed by the task force on extremism set up by David Cameron after the Woolwich killing in May

Government accused of ‘double standards’ in aftermath of Woolwich murder of Drummer Lee Rigby

Mosque bombings and stabbing of elderly Muslim have been neglected, says Labour

Supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi chants slogans against Egyptian Defense Minister General Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi at Nasr City

Mohamed Morsi supporters stay on Cairo's streets despite massacre of 72 civilians

Supporters of toppled President Mohamed Morsi vowed to continue defying government threats to clear them from their sprawling tent encampment in eastern Cairo – despite the massacre of scores of protesters by security forces over the weekend.

Supporters of Egyptian Armed Forces General Ahmed Fattah al-Sisi wave national flags as they rally at Tahrir Square

Eyewitness in Egypt: 'Most were shot in the face – only one in the back'

The hospital next to the Rabaa mosque was filled with the blood of 37 corpses, the doctors using two weeks' worth of medical supplies in two hours

Members and brotherhood supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi attend a protest near Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque in Cairo

Robert Fisk on Egypt: As impoverished crowds gather in support of Mohamed Morsi, the well-heeled march behind their images of the General

Hundreds of thousands support the coup – just as many do not. And the future for Egypt is looking increasingly bloody. Robert Fisk reports from Cairo

The Most Rev Justin Welby

Welby denounces ‘evil’ and ‘inexcusable’ attacks on Muslims

The Archbishop of Canterbury declared that he does not want to live in a “monocultural” society as he condemned “unacceptable” and “inexcusable” attacks on Muslims over recent weeks.

Terror suspect is held over murder of Mohammed Saleem

One of two men being held in relation to bomb attacks near three mosques has been arrested in connection with the murder of 75-year-old Mr Saleem  

Police officers on patrol outside the Wolverhampton Central Mosque

Wolverhampton Central Mosque terror attack: Ukrainian students questioned over bombs

Officers searched the headquarters of the software firm where the two men were on placements

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