If America is to successfully “pivot” on the Middle East’s Shia-Sunni divide, it must appease Iran’s rivals.
The discovery of a huge gasfield off the Egyptian coast couldn’t have come at a better time for the Arab nation.
Marco Rubio’s proposals for American policy in the Middle East do not inspire much confidence.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is likely to call snap elections rather than give other parties a chance to govern.
Turkey’s ruling Islamist party will try to win back its majority by suppressing support for the opposition Kurds.
Islamist opposition forces make another move on the historical heartland of Bashar Assad’s Alawite sect.
Republicans who blame the president for withdrawing from Iraq “prematurely” are not facing up to the facts.
The Emirates take on a larger role in pushing back the Houthis while Saudi Arabia relies on local proxies.
Kurdish and far-leftist groups carry out a wave of attacks in the wake of a Turkish security crackdown.
Sanctions and isolation have weakened Iran but it is still in a strong position to expand its influence in the Middle East.
It’s hard to say if Turkey supported the self-declared Islamic State but it isn’t doing much to stop it.
Turkey’s allies may not be happy about its action against the Syrian Kurds but there are more than two sides to the conflict.