Caught out by the side effects of the Syrian civil war and deteriorating relations with the EU and the US, Turkey now appears to be in search of South-South cooperation.
A constitutional scholar considers the legal arguments that could undo Trump's executive order barring travel by residents of seven Muslim majority countries.
Trump has pointed the finger at Obama for creating the list of seven countries in his new travel ban.
This roundup from our archives explains some of the major conflicts unfolding in the seven countries singled out by Trump's executive order.
More than five years into a catastrophic, multi-sided war of attrition, a new order for Syria is coming into view.
What the Obama administration achieved with Iran deserves great credit. But can it endure?
The new triumvirate leading the way on Syria has deep roots.
Despite the assassination of the Russian ambassador in Turkey, Ankara is part of a new ad-hoc coalition with Moscow and Tehran in the MiddleEast.
The Assad regime's takeover of Aleppo is a major strategic and psychological blow for the Syrian opposition.
Could the president-elect and his secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson adopt useful policies in the Middle East? A scholar sees some hopeful possibilities.
To see why, one must only consider the core economic principle of supply and demand.
The repercussions should Donald Trump withdraw from the Iran nuclear agreement, are detrimental to Iran’s economy, regional stability and US dealings with Europe and Russia.
A new modern art exhibition in Tehran is being promoted as a bracing act of cultural diplomacy. But we should look a little deeper.
Muslims everywhere were offended and psychologically shocked by the president-elect’s views. But Syria and Egypt think they can benefit from a Trump presidency.
From Iran and the relationship with Russia to global trade, many questions remain on how Donald Trump will shape his foreign policy.
With a $1 trillion modernisation programme signed off and atomic scientists deeply worried about the future, American policy on nuclear weapons is pretty much business as usual.
Scary moments with a wider social message.
World powers including Russia, the US and Turkey all have a stake in the Syrian conflict – but the networks they rely on for influence are constantly in flux.
Once seen as a diplomatic victory, the nuclear deal of 2015 is now perceived as a failure by conservatives who reject President Rouhani's message of moderation as economic recovery remains elusive.
Cooperation between Tehran and Moscow is strictly limited to Syria.