Al-Qaida’s surge spells further turmoil for Iraq

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/aug/21/al-qaida-surge-iraq-jihadist

Iraqi troops escort suspected al-Qaida leader

Israel could attack Iran without causing a major war in the region

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/aug/18/israeli-attack-iran

Barack Obama, Binyamin Netanyahu

Israeli speculation over Iran strike reaches fever pitch

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/iran-blog/2012/aug/14/israeli-speculation-iran-strike

Gas masks are distributed in Tel Aviv

Kites untether China’s grip on air pollution data

http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/24/world/asia/china-kites-pollution-stout/index.html?hpt=ias_t4

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad unveils short-range Iranian missile

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/aug/21/mahmoud-ahmadinejad-unveils-iranian-missile

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Only Deeper European Unification Can “Save” Eurozone?

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/aug/09/deeper-european-unification-save-eurozone

EU flags are seen out outside European Commission headquarters in Brussels

China lambasts US over South China Sea row

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/aug/06/china-us-south-china-sea

China Asia sea dispute

Iran earthquakes leave hundreds dead

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/aug/12/iran-earthquakes-hundreds-dead

Iran earthquake