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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

Obama gaffe reflects divisions on Isis

President provides fodder for critics who see him as indecisive

Cameron to annouce anti-terror measures

Threat of returning jihadis prompts new powers to restrict movement

Britain raises terror threat level to ‘severe’

Government says groups in Syria and Iraq are planning attacks

UK to unveil anti-Isis plan at EU summit

Call for four ‘urgent’ steps to counter Islamist threat

Obama damps speculation of Syria strikes

US military to prepare ‘range of options’ against Isis

Turkey hits back at western Isis criticism

Ankara calls on partners to stop foreign fighters

US considers air strikes on Isis in Syria

Pentagon deploys spy drones in readiness for attacks

Iraqi Kurds fear infiltration by Isis

Gun market does brisk business as suspicions grow

US journalist freed by al-Qaeda linked group

Freeing of Peter Theo Curtis follows murder of Foley

Cameron under pressure on extremists

London mayor calls for tougher action on British Isis fighters

Isis militants seize Syrian military base

Capture of Tabqa is a blow for Assad in Raqqa province

Isis gains hit business in Iraqi Kurdistan

Investors sit tight and hope for the best

Opaque structure adds to Isis challenge

Identifying leaders prioritised over counting fighters

Kurds hone battlefield skills against Isis

Jihadists’ guerrilla tactics shock peshmerga fighters