The unexpected but crushing defeat Erdogan and his party inflicted on their opponents leaves the Turkish opposition in disarray

David Barchard

Violent Islamophobia is merely the tip of the iceberg, fed by a body of ideas that governing parties have brought into the mainstream

Myriam Francois

For now, it looks like Erdogan and Bahceli's snap election gamble has paid off

Birce Bora

The King David Hotel bombing is a bitterly contested event - and Prince William should commemorate the dead when he stays there

Peter Oborne

The book is an intimate diary of a courageous man who would disdain any such description of himself, after seeing the raw courage of so many Palestinians

Robert Fantina

To lend credibility to his leadership stature, Emmanuel Macron is approaching diplomacy from a proactive and personal angle. A strategy that has yet to produce tangible results

Béligh Nabli

Turkish president's political dominance has been powered by economic growth. But a run on the lira has stirred some rotten memories

Abid Ali

Relations between Tunisia and Algeria on security issues have been strong for years, but Algeria is deeply hostile to the western military presence in the region

Francis Ghilès

Neither reasonable voices within Israel, nor global criticism, have hindered the ambitions of its ‘occupation geopolitics’

Taha Ozhan

Rather than quietly retaking its place as a junior partner in a region dominated by Saudi interests, Qatar is going its own way

Ross Griffin