To try to save herself and her baby, Pervin has to spy on her husband’s Isis terror cell
Aren’t you guys supposed to be laid back?
If you are an oil-exporting state then your economic fortunes are tied to global demand — and this will continue to be depressed
The militia that’s holding Iraq hostage
The SDF look like city hipsters in an Arab village, blasting Kurdish revolutionary music from civilian cars
The neocon dream of a liberated Baghdad ends with an emboldened and empowered Iran
What does Soleimani’s death mean for US policy and the continued US presence in Iraq?
America First realism has been a cypher
Who’s a good boy?
A masterclass in headline-writing from the Washington Post
Trump will hope to be known as the leader of the free world who dealt Isis that final, fatal blow
Trump’s credibility gap
The Saudi oilfield attack is a portent of things to come
Even before Trump and Kushner unveil their Middle East peace plan, the ‘deal of the century’ is dead
Isis had been cleared from this area a month before I arrived, in November 2015. But the men were cautious
For all their bravery, they are not welcomed home
In Baghdad, justice is dispensed in 10 minutes flat. The sentence handed down for Isis membership…death by hanging
Their territory is gone but the jihadis are always with us
Despite the vocal gusts blowing from the other side of the Atlantic, Europe is at a loss over what to do about the looming problem of returning jihadists
Christmas came early for Turkey
Whatever trust there was between the White House and the Pentagon has vanished
Two liberals were murdered by Islamists while on a journey to prove how peaceful human beings are
The fateful day five years ago began like any other for the family. A pot of black tea with cardamon…