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Isis in Syria braces for western attack

Islamist extremists shifting their forces, say Syrian activists

Comment & Analysis

The jihadis exploit social media to terrorise and to lure recruits, writes Zeynep Tufekci
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militants in Iraq's Nineveh province ©AFP
Surge of al-Qaeda’s offshoot leaves society questioning itself
– Roula Khalaf
The entrance to Camp 5 and Camp 6 at the US military's Guantánamo Bay detention centre ©AP
The notorious prison has seen a mere handful of convictions as detainees grow older in legal limbo
– Richard McGregor

Arabs sceptical of US efforts in Iraq

Efforts to build anti-Isis coalition runs into well of mistrust

Boko Haram targets Nigerian forces

Son of former president Obasanjo shot and injured

Kuwait clamps down on terror financing

Gulf states under pressure to limit flows to militants

Players in the regional drama

How Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Turkey, Jordan and the Arab League have reacted to the growing Islamist threat

Obama prepares to set out Isis strategy

US ready for long-term effort to defeat militants

Obama pledges to ‘take fight to Isis’

Ten nations consider range of options against Islamist militants

Isis sets its sights on Lebanon

Disgruntled Sunnis could provide group with foothold

Nigeria fears Boko Haram move on city

Call for action to defend Maiduguri from extremists

Isis threat to crucial dam contained

US widens air strikes in first direct support of Baghdad

Israel alert as Islamists approach Golan

Jabhat al-Nusra seizes Syria’s sole border crossing

Al-Qaeda launches south Asian wing

Extremist group increasingly overshadowed by Isis

Turkey at growing risk from Isis backlash

Proximity, hostages and recruitment the factors threatening Nato member

UK closer to military action against Isis

Nod from No 10 predicted but spectre of abortive Syria vote lingers

Turkey stifles supplies to Isis at border

Tighter controls cut visibility of flow of smuggled goods and jihadis