Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

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Trump honors hero dog Conan. Media goes barking mad

26 November 2019 9:08 am

There are a few scenes from the Trump presidency which belong in the pantheon of great American political imagery. There…

Why I love a bit of death on a Sunday night

9 November 2019 9:00 am

There’s nothing like a nice bit of death on a Sunday evening. Radio 4 originally transmit their obituary programme Last…

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Stop all the clocks, Baghdadi is dead

29 October 2019 5:08 am

Bright eyes, burning like fire Bright eyes, how can you close and fail? How can the light that burned so…

Islamic State is making its threats a reality

14 November 2015 9:00 am

Isis could be on the brink of creating a terrifying new world order

Please, Theresa, let Anjem Choudary go and get himself killed

15 November 2014 9:00 am

The news is always grim, isn’t it? Doom and gloom everywhere. And even the news which appears to be good…

‘It’s jihad, innit, bruv’: meet the British Muslims going to fight in Syria

26 July 2014 9:00 am

Meeting the British Muslims who have joined the ‘Islamic State’

I like the look of this exciting new Islamic State. But why don’t they want Belgium?

5 July 2014 9:00 am

There is something attractive about almost the whole of southern Europe being part of an immense and somewhat rigorous caliphate,…