Abu Al Baghdadi

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A member loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (Isis) waves their flag in Raqqa yesterday.  The group has declared itself an Islamic ‘Caliphate’ and called on factions worldwide to pledge their allegiance. Photograph: Reuters

Iraqi troops battled to dislodge an al-Qaeda splinter group from the city of Tikrit today after its leader was declared caliph of a new Islamic state (...)

Members of Islamist rebel group Jabhat  al-Nusra prepare a home-made mortar in the Bustan al-Qasr neighbourhood of Aleppo. Photograph: Reuters/Hamid Khatib

The official Syrian branch of al-Qaeda, Jabhat al-Nusra, yesterday pledged loyalty to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (Isis), creating a cross-(...)

Members of Iraqi security forces pose as they guard volunteers who have joined the Iraqi Army to fight against the predominantly Sunni militants, who have taken over Mosul and other Northern provinces, travelling in army trucks in Baghdad today. Sunni Islamist militants gained more ground in Iraq overnight, moving into two towns in the eastern province of Diyala. Photograph: Ahmed Saad/Reuters

Turmoil in Iraq has plunged the Middle East into its “most dangerous moment” since the 2003 invasion and threatens to push the country into civil war,(...)

Iraqi security force presonnel detain suspected members of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria in Jurf al-Sakhar. Isis is the most brutal and feared of the radical jihadi movements spawned in the Levant since the 2003 US invasion of Iraq. Photograph: Mushtaq Muhammed/Reuters

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (Isis) is the most brutal and feared of the radical jihadi movements spawned in the Levant since the 2003 US invas(...)

Sunni gunmen walk at a street in Fallujah city, westren Iraq, yesterday. Photograph:  EPA/Ahmed Jalil

A group of Sunni militants attending a suicide bombing training class at a camp north of Baghdad were killed yesterday when their commander unwittingl(...)

Iraqi security forces take position with their weapons during clashes with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in province of Anbar on Saturday. Photograph: Reuters

Al-Qaeda’s general command said today it had no links with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), in an apparent attempt to reassert its aut(...)

Damaged shops and buildings in Deir al-Zor, Syria. Photograph: Khalil Ashawi

Syrian rebels yesterday accused the military of deploying chemical weapons in an attack on Otaiba town near Damascus as the government rejected(...)

A man walks along a deserted street in the Syrian town of Deir al-Zor. Photograph: Khalil Ashawi/Reuters

The leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq has said the organistaion has merged with Syria's extremist Jabhat al-Nusra, which has sided with the rebels fig(...)

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