In eastern Syria, the war against ISIS is being waged by a feminist army. But what’s driving young Kurdish women to take up arms, knowing they may never return?
It was revealed this week that British radical hate preacher Anjem Choudary has been convicted for urging people to support Islamic State. Oli Rahman argues it was the media that helped legitimise Choudary's views, something for which he too takes some blame.
Paul Refsdal lived alongside Jhabat al-Nusra ‘martyrdom seekers’ in Syria to understand what motivates them in his challenging documentary Dugma: The Button.
Photographer Georgios Makkas reveals how this image of two young boys challenges the portrayal of refugees as miserable victims.
Forged in the crucible of oil-rich and conflict-ridden Kirkuk, the story of Iraqi band Dark Phantom is pure metal. But in a city littered with Isis sleeper cells, going underground is no affectation. It’s a means of survival.
After Brussels is hit by coordinated terrorist bombings, illustrators and artists around the world share their responses.
Breaking down the phenomenon of ‘jihadi girl power’ – a transgressive subculture that has little to do with religion and everything to do with escapism.
A London children's safeguarding board has warned parents that distrust of government policy and the mainstream media could be warning signs of extremism.
It’s not ideology, Islam or radicalism that fuels ISIS; it’s poverty, control of oil wealth by corrupt rulers and a lack of positive opportunities, argues Thomas Piketty.
4chan users fight terror with humour and create trend of giving ISIS fighters duck heads, which has since spread across the internet.
A former member of Al Qaeda, Hanif Qadir is now on the de-radicalisation frontline in East London. But politicians are making his work much harder.
As France launches airstrikes on ISIS and declares it is at war, Alex King asks is there a way to stop the escalating violence?