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Indian Shia Muslim demonstrators burn an effigy of Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi during a protest in New Delhi. Photograph: Getty Images

An audio message purporting to come from the spokesman of Islamic State called on followers to launch attacks in the United States, Europe, Russia, Au(...)

Palestinian Muslim worshippers attend the second Friday prayers of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan at Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque compound on June 9th, 2017. Photograph:  Ahmad Gharabli/aFP/Getty Images

Nablus Road is closed off with sections of blue metal fencing in preparation for the arrival of West Bank Ramadan pilgrims. The bus station is empty(...)

Publicity shot: Cllr Leo Varadkar running in Dublin West for Fine Gael in the 2007 general election.

February 23rd, 1999 Mary O’Rourke’s outburst reveals either a breathtaking ignorance of European law and politics or, worse still, a calculated an(...)

An ideal final night: Issaya Siamese Club, Bangkok – one of the best places to blow the last of your holiday money. Photograph: Zuphachai Laokunrak/Issaya

Cycling and craft beer Ko Kret is on the edge of the capital but it’s the sleepy, friendly Thailand that you’ve been looking for. This tiny river isl(...)

A member of the Iraqi security stands guard as Ameen Mukdad, a violinist from Mosul, performs at Nabi Yunis shrine in the eastern part of the city. Photograph: Muhammad Hamed/Reuters

A 28-year-old Iraqi violinist who was forced to go into hiding when the Islamic State terror group took control of his home city of Mosul has returned(...)

Emergency services and police at the scene of the stabbing in Jerusalem, Israel. Photograph: Mahmoud Illean/AP Photo

A British woman student was stabbed to death on Jerusalem’s light rail system on Friday. The 23-year-old Jewish student, in Israel on a tourist visa,(...)

 Mosul’s skyline featuring the historic leaning minaret  of the Great Mosque of al-Nuri, where Islamic State  group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared his caliphate   in 2014. Photograph: Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images

Positioned in bombed-out apartments overlooking west Mosul, Iraqi police snipers have in the last few days advanced to within a few hundred metres of (...)

A displaced Iraqi man carries his belongings and pushes a child  after fleeing their homes due to the ongoing fighting between government forces and Islamic State (IS) on Saturday in Mosul. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Iraqi government forces paused in their push to recapture western Mosul from Islamic State militants on Saturday because of the high rate of civilian(...)

 The tomb of Jesus Christ with the rotunda is seen in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre on Tuesday in Jerusalem, Israel. Photograph:   Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images

A team of scientists and restorers has completed work on the purported site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem’s Old City, and it will be re-opened to the (...)

Mohamed Ataya, a 31-year-old Syrian tends to his plants on the rooftop of his damaged building in the Syrian rebel-held town of Arbin, in the eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital Damascus last week. Ataya, who used to be a professional football player before the war, cultivates seeds for sale. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

At least 40 people were killed and dozens more wounded in an attack by two suicide bombers in Damascus on Saturday, Hezbollah’s al-Manar TV reported, (...)

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