British warplanes hit first Isis targets

Tornados attack jihadi group in support of Kurds

Obama admits US underestimated Isis

President had previously described jihadis as ‘junior varsity’

Isis advances in Syria despite air raids

Jihadis close in on Kurdish enclave near border with Turkey

Armed forces prepare for action

UK’s military contribution will be modest

MPs sceptical and anxious over Isis strikes

Commons votes for actions but is fearful of previous Iraq conflicts

Iraq’s sectarian war rages unabated

Decade-old cycle of violence between Sunni and Shia continues

MPs prepare to vote on Isis air strikes

Emergency Commons vote follows request from Iraqi government

FBI claims to have identified Jihadi John

Isis militant is responsible for death of journalists and aid worker

Obama and failed logic of war on terror

The US cannot target militants and also keep out of a sectarian contest, writes Ramzy Mardini

Air strikes possible within hours of vote

UK Tornado jets in Cyprus could be used for raids on Isis

Commons text on Isis military action

Motion foresees air strikes in Iraq but not Syria

France continues Iraq air strikes

Nation says it will not be cowed by jihadi threat

Cameron vows to tackle ‘murderous’ Isis

Parliament expected to authorise action on Friday

Obama call to confront ‘network of death’

US president appeals at UN for Muslim world to tackle extremism

MPs to be recalled to debate Isis strikes

Labour signals support for action in Iraq but not Syria

Islamist militants kill French tourist

Video shows beheading in retaliation for air strikes

Britain stays cautious partner in Isis war

Ghost of past failures including haunts Westminster

Obama runs the risk of mission creep in Syria

US is right to extend fight against Isis but its goals must be defined

Obama faces battle on legality of strikes

Syrian rebels dismayed by US air strikes

Concerns raised over targeting of non-Isis groups