Women Kurdish peshmerga are fighting alongside their male compatriots to repel the ISIL assault on Kobani on the Syrian border with Turkey. The siege there has a become a powerful international symbol
An integrated Jewish-Arab school in Jerusalem has been vandalised by suspected Jewish extremists who set fire to a classroom.
It happened late on
Dozens of people are believed to have been killed in a bombing and gun attack on a mosque in northern Nigeria.
It happened as worshippers gathered
Iraq has been plunged into a fresh crisis after ISIS (the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) seized towns in the north of the country.
Britain’s domestic intelligence agency MI5 is under scrutiny over whether it could have prevented the murder of soldier Lee Rigby, it’s emerged.
Educational reform in Lebanon is going slowly; schools are struggling and both teachers and students face tough challenges ahead. State schools have
Two Buddhists have been jailed in Myanmar for murders that took place during religious violence in March. They are the first Buddhists to be
The Holocaust Memorial in Berlin is a powerful symbol of remembrance for the Jews who were murdered in Europe during World War Two. For many young