More Islam

An Islamist group just declared itself a caliphate and challenged the rest of the Muslim world to join or be considered an enemy. Here is the stunning story of how it gained such power behind the scenes, how this move alters the Middle East, and what to expect next.
By Richard Palmer, from July 23, 2014 in Analysis »
‘This has never happened in Christian or Islamic history. Even Genghis Khan or Hulagu didn’t do this.’
By Richard Palmer, from July 20, 2014 in Top Stories »
Operation Serval gives way to Operation Barkhan to cover more territory.
By Richard Palmer, from July 17, 2014 in Analysis »
For the terrorist group ISIS, establishing a caliphate is simply one step on the road to war with Europe.
By Callum Wood, from June 20, 2014 in Analysis »
How a ragtag terrorist cell came to defeat a superpower
By Anthony Chibarirwe, from June 12, 2014 in News »
The political tension and violence speak for themselves.
By Callum Wood, from May 16, 2014 in Top Stories »
Strange action for a nation that supposedly isn’t interested in nuclear weapons