23 October 2014 Last updated at 14:49

US-led Syria strikes 'kill hundreds'A US-led coalition aircraft flies over Kobane (20 October 2014)

US-led air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria have killed 553 people since September, including 464 IS fighters, activists say.


Scene of car attack in Jerusalem (22/10/14)Netanyahu blames Abbas over attack

Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu has accused the Palestinian president of incitement, after an attack which killed a baby in Jerusalem.

Saudi women jailed for terror links

Four women in Saudi Arabia have been given prison sentences for supporting al-Qaeda and training their sons for jihad.

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