Saudi Arabia ‘in denial’ over Isis ideology

Kingdom’s brand of Islam shares characteristics of extremist group

Analysis

June 2014 - Iraq: Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), release images purported to show scores of captured Iraqi soldiers being killed. The images show masked fighters loading the captives on trucks before forcing them to lie face-down in a shallow ditch with their arms tied behind their backs. The final pictures show bodies soaked in blood after being shot. (POLARIS) / eyevine For further information please contact eyevine tel: +44 (0) 20 8709 8709 e-mail: info@eyevine.com www.eyevine.com ©Eyevine
Although US air strikes have stalled the jihadi group, there is no consensus on how to beat it
– FT Reporters

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’

German Jews are ‘a miracle’ says Merkel

Old prejudices survive and new grievances smoulder

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 assume it is not involved in a sectarian contest

US seeks Egypt’s help to counter Isis

Assad seeks to benefit from air strikes

Syria keen to claim west has joined fight against rebellion

Air strikes possible within hours of vote

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

Rouhani charm wasted on Iran’s hardliners

Opponents fear success in nuclear talks could reduce their sway

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

US strikes at Isis oil sites in Syria

Washington tries to choke off Isis financing by hitting oil facilities

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

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