article 09 October 2015 UK
Jamal Al-Harith: Guantanamo detainee flees to Syria

A British terror suspect released from Guantanamo Bay after lobbying by the British Government is with the so-called Islamic State in Syria, Channel 4 News can reveal.

article 09 October 2015 World, Israel
Hamas declares new 'intifada' as six killed in clashes

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh called on Palestinians to step up their fight against Israel following a wave of attacks and reprisal attacks in the past 10 days.

article 09 October 2015 UK, Sierra Leone
Pauline Cafferkey
Ebola: nurse Pauline Cafferkey in hospital again

A British nurse who contracted the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone is re-admitted to hospital in London due to an "unusual late complication".

article 08 October 2015 UK, Syria
Nato ready to deploy forces to Turkey

Nato says it is ready to "defend" allies after Russian jets violated Turkish airspace whilst conducting air strikes in Syria.

article 08 October 2015 World, Switzerland
Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini (Reuters)
Fifa suspends Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini

The outgoing Fifa president and head of Uefa are provisionally banned from football-related activity for 90 days, along with Fifa secretary-general Jerome Valcke.

article 07 October 2015 UK, Russia
Russia claims strikes on Isis from warships

Russia says it has launched rocket strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria from its warships 930 miles away in the Caspian Sea.

article 07 October 2015 World
Appeal asks for you to help Yazidi girls who escaped ISIS

Shocking mental trauma, sexual abuse and kidnapping are just some of the horrors inflicted on the Yazidi population of Iraq by ISIS militants. A British charity today launches an appeal to help them.

article 06 October 2015 UK
David Cameron challenged over Saudi Arabian teenager

The Prime Minister indicated that he would try and personally intervene with Saudi Arabian authorities in the case of Ali Mohammed al-Nimr who has been sentenced to death.

post 06 October 2015
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Syria: catching the bus to Islamic State's capital

"If you have a young man of army age in your bus or someone they think is a spy, there's nothing you can do. They take them off the bus, beat them and send them back to Raqqa."