Sara Khan's appointment as the UK's counter-extremism chief is symbolic of how the problem of radicalisation is ultimately addressed by the state

Tahir Abbas

Milos Zeman, who hopes to be reelected in the second round of voting, has a long history of making inflammatory comments on the Middle East

David Cronin

What Sisi has done to rival factions in the army is not a recipe for a long and peaceful life, even in retirement

David Hearst

The human rights group pulled the plug on an event organised by the Jewish Leadership Council after concerns were raised both externally and within the organisation

Ben White

Concerts may become the future battleground over which Saudis will learn how to organise mass protest that will eventually undermine Mohammed Bin Salman's vision

Madawi Al-Rasheed

Attempts by Sami Anan and Ahmed Shafiq to enter the election race are a clear indication of rising concerns about Sisi within ruling elite circles

Basheer Nafi

Turkey does not seem to have a political strategy for the operation in Afrin which can jeopardise any military gains it might achieve

Galip Dalay

We should not assume that everything the Israelis earn from their acts of colonisation of Palestinians is profit and privilege

Marcelo Svirsky

US vice president told the Israelis words they hadn't heard from a senior US official in decades

Richard Silverstein

Wendy Pearlman's collection of testimonies is a timely reminder of the immense personal cost that Syrians have had to pay

Elizabeth Tsurkov