A portrait of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi behind two Egyptian girls

Egypt: farewell democracy, hello President Sisi

Fri 9 May, AT 10:00 Crispin Black

Egypt voted for Morsi and his Islamic rule: but the West has happily watched the military retake control

Benjamin Netanyahu (Left) stands next to Shimon Peres (Right)

Israeli president says Netanyahu torpedoed peace deal

One-Minute Read Wed 7 May, AT 12:51

Shimon Peres says two-state solution was agreed before it was ‘ended’ by Netanyahu

Lebanon presidential election: pick your killer candidate

Wed 30 Apr, AT 12:07 Venetia Rainey

Meet the three most popular candidates to take over the presidency – and pray that MPs find an alternative

A man carries a wounded girl following a 'barrel bomb' attack in Aleppo

Barrel bombs: why are they taking such a toll on Syria?

Briefing Mon 28 Apr, AT 15:15

Syria's biggest city is under constant attack from barrel bombs dropped by government helicopters

Former British prime minister Tony Blair

Blair: we must look beyond Ukraine and work with Russia against Islamism

First Reaction Wed 23 Apr, AT 12:10

Former PM tells London audience the West should ignore 'differences' with Russia to combat extremism

Easter in Syria: it's not just Christians who are suffering

Thu 17 Apr, AT 07:45 Venetia Rainey

Kim Kardashian has thrown focus on Kessab: but Syrians of all faiths are suffering under Assad

Ghader Ghalamere with his son

Refugee saved after plane passengers' seat belt protest

One-Minute Read Tue 15 Apr, AT 13:45

Temporary reprieve for Ghader Ghalamere after his family's last-minute departure lounge appeal

Crispin Black

Boot out armchair generals who led us to Afghan defeat

Mon 7 Apr, AT 08:01 Crispin Black

Let the veterans of Helmand take over the army - we might stand a chance of winning next time

'Bleak milestone' as Lebanon takes millionth Syrian refugee

One-Minute Read Thu 3 Apr, AT 13:38

Lebanon is struggling to cope with more than a million refugees from the civil war in Syria

Fears of third intifada as Middle East peace looks hopeless

Thu 3 Apr, AT 09:12 Venetia Rainey

More settlement building, more civilians shot dead by the Israeli army: something has to change fast

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