Middle East

British policy in the Ottoman Empire was not driven by Orientalism, but self-interest and self-deception

Middle Eastern Christians are facing the threat of extinction

In the Holy Land coexistence was a fragile dream, built on unstable foundations

An epic bike ride from London to Tehran sheds light on links between the East and West

An ISIS bride calls Christianity’s bluff

In a serious country serious people would resign over Pen’s pets

What happens if the Taliban gets it right?

Henry Jeffreys recommends five innovative Lebanese wines which show the potential of the country’s growing wine industry

The UK Government’s reluctance to acknowledge Iran’s hostility shows the bizarre lengths to which countries must now go to appease Iran

There are no dominoes to fall in Afghanistan