For those of us who have watched the region for decades, this crisis did not come out of nowhere.
Expensive marriage arrangements and social conservatism put matrimony out of reach for many young people in Egypt, which has serious consequences.
The two most dangerous words in politics are “us” and “them”. At times of great national tragedy, we should open our hearts – and we not close our borders.
As the French president calls on the European Union to support his country's airstrikes, the possibility of a Nato coalition against Isis is more likely than ever.
There is a "high degree of certainty" that a US air strike hit the British IS recruit.
“They’re the ones that have the power and the gaze is towards us.”
"Doing nothing" will simply make the problem worse.
In Dubai there is no need for skyscrapers at all – but they give the city the perception of urban grandeur and perception is everything.
A new wave of violence in Israel and the West Bank shows that without a return to peace talks an all-consuming war is inevitable.
The activist, who spent over 16 months on hunger strike in an Egyptian jail, was released earlier this year after giving up his Egyptian citizenship.
Michael Gove's cancelling of a contract is a start - but the government needs to go much further.
The Zombie PM
The doomed premiership of Theresa May