Jim Carrey returns in ‘Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond - The Story of Jim Carrey & Andy Kaufman With a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton.’

Alias Grace Netflix, November 3rd Margaret Atwood has become the primetime prophet of modern streaming services. Alias Grace may have some sartorial(...)

In her prime: a youthful Whitney Houston on stage  in June 1988. Photograph: RDA/Getty Images

On February 11th, 2012, as musical royalty descended on Los Angeles for the Grammys, Whitney Houston checked in to the Beverly Hilton hotel with an en(...)

An Iranian woman authenticates a document with her thumbprint ahead of voting for presidential and municipal elections on Friday at the Iranian embassy in Kuwait City. Photograph: Yasser Al-Zayyat/AFP/Getty Images

Among Iran’s 56 million voters, an estimated 200 cast their votes in the Iranian embassy in Dublin yesterday. The two main candidates in the Iranian (...)

Smoke rises following air strikes allegedly carried out by the Saudi-led alliance, in Yemen on January 6th, 2016. Photograph: Yahya Arhab/EPA

Iran on Thursday said Saudi warplanes had attacked its embassy in Yemen’s capital, a development that would exacerbate tensions between the major Shi(...)

Two members of Turkish police special forces patrol outside a police station after an attack in Istanbul on Monday. Photograph: Huseyin Aldemi/Reuters

Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif’s visit to Turkey, during which he was expected to discuss the Syrian conflict, has been postponed, a Turkish for(...)

Civil defence members carry a wounded woman as a Lebanese Army soldier secures the area at the site of an explosion in the southern suburbs of Beirut. Photograph: Mahmoud Kheir/Reuters

Two suicide bombers targeted the Iranian cultural centre in Beirut today, killing four people and themselves in an attack claimed by Sunni militant(...)

Lebanese policemen seal off the area after a car bomb exploded in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, today. Photograph: Nabil Mounzer/EPA

A car bomb killed at least five people in Hizbullah’s stronghold in southern Beirut today, the latest in a series of deadly attacks on Shia and Sunni (...)

Mohamad Chatah’s son Omar (centre) carries the coffin of the former Lebanese minister during his funeral at al-Amin mosque in Martyrs’ Square in Beirut yesterday. Chatah, who opposed Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, was killed in a bomb blast last Friday. Photograph: Reuters/Hasan Shaaban

Syrian air force strikes on insurgent-held districts of the northern city of Aleppo have killed at least 517 people since mid-December, including 151 (...)

Medics transport a body at the site of explosions near the Iranian embassy in Beirut today. Photograph: Reuters

Two explosions, at least one caused by a suicide bomber, rocked Iran’s embassy in Lebanon today, killing at least 23 people, including an Iranian cult(...)

Lebanese soldiers and Hizbullah supporters are seen gathered in front of the Iranian embassy in Beirut . Photograph: Reuters

A Lebanese protester was killed outside the Iranian embassy in Beirut today after gunmen from the Iranian-backed Shia militia Hizbullah opened fire wh(...)