Egypt has started a massive operation to clear the country of “terrorist elements”. It's a continuation of a years-long security policy that aims to maintain military rule, and one that's brought it closer to its neighbours Israel and Saudi Arabia.
Russia's increased bombardment on opposition-held areas, attacks from areas controlled by Iran-backed militias against Turkish-backed forces, clashes between the US coalition and pro-regime forces, are all shaping the outcome of Syria’s endgame.
Religious leader Ahmet Mete explains how the Turkish Muslim minority of Greece maintains its identity, while grappling with state policies that target the community.
The National Army, composed of various Turkey-backed opposition groups and established after months of talks, is partaking in Turkey’s Operation Olive Branch in Afrin. But it is also preparing for further military action in Manbij.
From vowing to stop Iran's "terrorist" activities to breaking with decades-long US policy regarding the status of Jerusalem, here's a look at how Trump's first year in office has altered balances in an already turbulent Middle East.
Although economic and political conditions in the country provide plausible reasons for protests, they remain on a small scale, making them incomparable to the massive protests in 2009.
The Turkish minorities in Greece are coexisting well with the majority community, but they continue to be on the margins of the country's political landscape.
The latest round of Geneva talks are expected to bring concrete steps towards a political solution to the years-long conflict in Syria. However, internal disagreements within the alliances continue to threaten the process.
The SDF was formed and backed by the US to drive Daesh out of northern Syria. However, the group has strived for permanent presence in the region. With Daesh virtually erased from Syria, the SDF militia looks instead towards regional autonomy.
The resignation of the Lebanese Prime Minister kicked off a chain of events that has sent shock waves throughout the Middle East. It can be seen as another effort on Saudi Arabia's part to limit growing Iranian influence in the region.
Despite significant cooperation with Turkey in Syria, Russia has continuously provided diplomatic channels for the PYD, which Turkey considers a terrorist organisation.
Stepping down after 12 years in office, Masoud Barzani leaves behind a region in flux following his decision to hold a referendum on administrative independence for the KRG.
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