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From Suez to Iraq, the lessons of our past cast a long shadow over Syria

Public opinion, like old generals, is always preparing to fight the last war

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Israeli jets hit missile shipment from Syria to Hezbollah

Israel's planes pass through Lebanese airspace to strike delivery of 'game-changing' weapons

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Eyewitness accounts call Syrian nerve gas allegations into question

New questions have emerged over the source of the soil and other samples from Syria which, it is claimed, have tested positive for the nerve agent sarin, amid apparent inconsistencies between eyewitness accounts describing one of the attacks and textbook descriptions of the weapon.

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Former cricket captain turned politician Imran Khan detained and 'interrogated over drone views' by U.S. immigration

Former cricket captain turned politician detained on flight from Canada to New York to be questioned over his views on jihad

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Report: Religious intolerance is on the rise worldwide

Three-quarters of the world's 7 billion population live in countries with high levels of government restriction on religion or where there exist serious "social hostilities" involving faith issues, according to researchers, with the US and the UK among countries showing a worrying rise in religious discrimination.

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Obama 'sped up cyber-attacks' on Iran's nuclear program: report

President Barack Obama's administration has taken direct responsibility for a rapid acceleration in cyber-attacks against Iran's nuclear programme.

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Gulf's dolphins pay heavy price for Deepwater Horizon oil spill

New studies show impact of BP's Deepwater Horizon disaster on dolphins and other marine wildlife may be far worse than feared. 

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Trinity Broadcasting Network 'funds owners' exorbitant lifestyle'

The world's largest Christian TV channel, the California-based Trinity Broadcasting Network, has become embroiled in a multimillion dollar financial scandal after members of the family that founded it alleged widespread embezzlement.

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