A 35-year-old female pilot from Abu Dhabi, Mansouri was reported to have led F-16 airstrikes against IS targets in Syria

Belen Fernandez

The immediate reaction to Abbas' "genocide" speech was all-out Israeli condemnation, but maybe he is shaking up some old concepts

Meron Rapoport

Amidst this whirlwind of violence in the Muslim world today, there is a glimmer of hope and exhibition of unity in the annual Hajj

Ismail Patel

For years, Mr. Othman was imprisoned in the UK without trial, his family subjected to unspeakable hostility and harassment by ordinary British citizens

Victoria Brittain

Asking Muslims to apologise for al-Qaeda and IS is like asking a Brit to apologise for the English Defence League

Sharif Nashashibi

The US seems to have a knack for seeing what isn’t there - Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction - while missing what is

Chris McGreal

'Racism has become institutionalised and its consequent violence is legitimised. It has become the policy, the politics of a nation.'

Ibrahim Halawi

Every member of the coalition against the Islamic State has their own self-serving reasoning to explain their involvement and if the so-called Islamic State didn’t exist, many in the region would be keen on creating one

Ramzy Baroud

Saudi Arabian officials say their involvement alongside Iran to bolster Yemen's Houthis is 'thoroughly thought out', but could their efforts come back to haunt them?

David Hearst

The PKK has accused Ankara of facilitating the Islamic State’s assault on the norther Syrian town of Kobane

Martin Armstrong