Nobel Prize-winner Orhan Pamuk received death threats when he spoke up for Turkey’s religious minorities. On a visit to London, he explains why he won’t be silenced

Cardinal Angelo Scola was joined by the Maronite Catholic patriarch on a visit to Irbil

Mountain where Yazidis were stranded captured with US help

Kurdish forces are claiming their biggest victory yet against Islamic State militants

Bishop says members of monotheistic group older than Judaism are treated little better ‘than a mouse’