For those of us who have watched the region for decades, this crisis did not come out of nowhere.
The Prime Minister's speech after the London Bridge attack reflects her misguided desire for unbridled security powers.
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are expelling Qatari citizens and cancelling flights.
From the Manchester bomber to Sharia4Holland – how Western terrorists become radicalised.
They are the US-led coalition’s main ally in the fight against Isis, but as Turkey keeps bombing them, the sense of betrayal is growing.
Above all, the Gulf states want stability. Can this beleaguered US president bring order?
Come for the Thornberry shade, stay for the swearing.
There is a ceasefire, in name only, agreed by all parties, including Russia. But it is not enforced
From the Middle East to North Korea, Donald Trump is reasserting US military strength and intensifying the rivalry among the great powers.
Whoever leads the country after this conflict comes to an end will inherit not just the rubble and ruins, but a ravaged people, too.
If this was indeed a warning from the electorate, Erdogan is unlikely to go quiet and soothe the feelings of the losers.
The Zombie PM
The doomed premiership of Theresa May