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The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK

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Islamic State Massacre 30 Near Baghdad

AP/Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK

WARNING: GRAPHIC PICTURE Islamic State group militants lined up 30 men in western Iraq and shot them dead Wednesday, an official and residents said...

Jessica Elgot

The Secret Gardens Of Syria's Refugee Camps

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK

The tales from Syria's refugee camps are mostly of horror, poverty, trauma and distress. But in Jordan's Za’atari camp, there are some green shoots ...

Farewell Afghanistan... Where to Next, Mr Cameron?

Dilly Hussain | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Politics
Dilly Hussain

British soldiers have died, arguably in vain, as the Taliban are stronger now than ever before, and remains a de-facto government in many provinces. Furthermore, the world has become a more dangerous place as a result of Tony Blair and George Bush's war on terror.

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The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK

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South Sudan: Providing Aid in the Outskirts of Nowhere

Johan Eldebo | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK
Johan Eldebo

In few places in the world can one week include both artillery fire and riding a speedboat down the Nile. South Sudan is one of those contrasts. The view is amazing - an enormous river, lined with greenery, very few buildings and exotic birds fly alongside the boat. There are no hotels, resorts or many people at all.

British Father's Grief After Losing Second Son To Fighting In Syria

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK

A devastated father has revealed he has lost a second son out of three fighting in war-torn Syria, despite pleading with them to return home. Jaffa...

'Spice Girls Fan Joins Islamic State And Heads To Syria With Her Toddler'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK

A mother who loved the Spice Girls and reality-TV is said have travelled to Syria with her 14-month-old son to join Islamic State terrorists. Taree...

Reaching Syria's 'Silent Governorate' With Much-Needed Humanitarian Assistance

Razan Rashidi | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK
Razan Rashidi

AL-Hasakeh/Damascus, 23 October 2014 - While many of Syria's war-torn cities and governorates are grabbing the headlines, the humanitarian situation in the north-eastern governorate of Al-Hasakeh governorate is largely in the shadows. With a population of 1.5 million people - almost half of them children - much of the governorate has been cut off from humanitarian aid for almost two years...

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The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK

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Extremist Terror Reaches Liberal Shores

Kokulan Mahendiran | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK
Kokulan Mahendiran

While it may be more comforting to consider these men but lone wolves acting upon their own deranged ideas, that no longer seems to be the case. In this age of social media and easily accessible information in which we live, it is no longer necessary for contact to be made for a message to be passed on.

The War In Syria Has Destroyed These Students' Dreams

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Aleppo's University has been a target in the Syrian war - more than 80 people were killed when the campus was bombed last year. Now, the institution's...

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The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK

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IS 'Treats Hostages Well,' John Cantlie Says

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK

Islamic State (IS) hostage John Cantlie has described how the Islamist fundamentalists - which beheaded four hostages in recent weeks - treats its cap...

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The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK

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US Airstrike Devastates Hill Captured By Islamic State

AP/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK

These brutal images show the destruction of an Islamic State flag by an American airstrike on a hill near the Syrian town of Kobani. The pictures show...

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The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK

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Helping IS? Air Drop For Kurds Stolen By Militants, Amid Claims That 'Half' Charity Money Is Going To Group

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK

Islamic State group fighters seized at least one air drop of weapons airdropped by US -led coalition forces intended for Kurdish militiamen battling t...

Young Woman's Arrest Linked To 'Syria Terror'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK

A 25-year-old woman was arrested today on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts in connection with Syria. Counter-terrorism officers took the ...

Father Of IS Hostage John Cantlie Dies Not Knowing Fate Of Son

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK

The father of an Islamic State (IS) hostage has died, days after making an emotional plea for his son to be released, his family have said in a heartb...

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The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK

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Don't Blame Radicalisation on Britain's Mosques

Shamim Chowdhury | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK
Shamim Chowdhury

An unfortunate but perhaps inevitable consequence of the growing numbers of young British men travelling to Syria or Iraq to join ISIS is that the communities from which they hail will at best be scrutinised for answers, and at worst be blamed for playing a part in their radicalisation.

No Moral Nation Can Ally With Assad

James Snell | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Politics
James Snell

Allying with Assad would be worse than poor strategy; it would be morally unacceptable to anyone with an ounce of decency, and to anyone with the slightest stake in identifying and punishing his crimes.

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The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland & Tahira Mirza & Michael Cripps | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK

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Flames In The Sky About Kobani As Turkey Makes Major U-Turn

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK

Smoke and flames continued to billow throughout the night from the besieged Kurdish town of Kobani, as Turkey signalled a significant shift in how it ...