As negotiations and military options look implausible, large-scale terror attacks are increasingly attractive for some Syrian rebel groups
How did the Libyan National Army seize back the oil crescent after the lightning offensive by rival Benghazi militia?
With civilian deaths from US attacks rising, Trump seeks greater powers to circumvent rules of engagement. Is this the best way to beat IS?
Emirati security forces seized the human rights advocate on Sunday. Decency demands that Boris Johnson and the FCO condemn this outrage
Waiting for Egypt's economic revival with Sisi at the helm is like waiting for Godot
Did an Israeli minister recently suggest that Israel send Lebanon 'back to the Middle Ages' to exonerate future war crimes?
As Egypt-Saudi relations appear to frost over, there are tentative moves towards a rapprochement with Tehran
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Between two recent proposals and a little help from the US administration, could Iraqis have a reconciliation plan after Mosul?
With the economy in shambles, a new conservative front representing several parties is giving Rouhani a run for his money