Despite having an essentially blank check from the White House when it comes to Iran, Saudi Arabia has not only failed to counter Tehran’s influence in the Middle East but has actually enhanced it. 
Ali Soufan's Anatomy of Terror (W W Norton) has won the inaugural Airey Neave Book Prize.
The woman’s secret flight from the caliphate took place more than six months ago, aided by a smuggler who helped her sneak across the Syria-Turkey border one spring night. But in spirit, this red-haired exile from the Islamic State never truly left.
For several years now, Egypt has been struggling to counter an escalating challenge from terrorist groups active in several parts of the country.