If the US really knew where the IS leader was, why didn’t it kill him?
In his row with Europe, the Turkish president is replicating the behaviour that poisoned ties with most of his country’s
The US, Russia and Turkey don’t agree on who should take IS’ Syrian stronghold or what should happen afterwards
The movement that historically led the Palestinian struggle needs to come out of deep-freeze and recover its purpose
Opposition delegates attending the Geneva-4 peace talks would do well to heed the UN envoy’s – and Russia’s – advice.
It only took a telephone call from Donald Trump for ‘ungrateful’ Erdoğan to turn on his erstwhile Iranian partners
The battle to retake IS’ Iraqi stronghold will be protracted, and could signal the start of a new and different kind of war
Kuwait and Oman want no part in Saudi Arabia’s wars in Yemen and Syria, nor it’s anti-Iran alliance with Trump and Israel
The US seeks to use the ‘Iranian threat’ to milk the Gulf states’ coffers and get them to normalize with Israel
The election of a hardliner as the movement’s new Gaza Strip leader could herald the end of the era of flexibility