Turkish parliament has been stripped of crucial functions and many state institutions dissolved.
The conflict in Syria has now lasted longer than the Second World War.
In an interrogation room in Syria, two members of the notorious “Beatles” terror cell joke about hostages and reminisce about life in “cosmopolitan” west London.
The impact of years of heightened religious tension between Copts and Muslims is evident even from Egypt’s national football team.
And partnership with Britain will be key, says the state’s ambassador to the UK.
My friend, a photographer, was laughing with me an hour before he was murdered by Israeli snipers. Now he is gone, as are scores of other Palestinians.
History shows that Israel’s military occupations cannot be sustained indefinitely.
Alexander the Great was one of a multitude of conquerors, from pharaohs to British generals, who recognised in the city a key to the control of the Middle East.
I’ll always defend Israel’s right to defend itself, but even I have to ask: what is this for?
Rather than sitting on the fence, British politicians should “take a side” on Gaza.
Unless the international outcry at Israel is matched by action, there will be no relief for the Palestinians.