While the new potential role of Russia boosts the chances of a final nuclear deal with Iran, gaps over sanctions relief continue to place doubts over whether this month's deadline can be met.
A collection of 14 articles exploring the regional dimensions of the Islamic State crisis.
Countries bordering Syria, such as Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey, welcomed the Berlin Conference on the refugee situation in Syria and supporting stability in the region on 28 October.
An open letter urging the EU 3+3 countries and Iran to reach a final nuclear deal by 24 November.
As more and more European countries decide to recognise the Palestinian State, Israel faces the threat of losing international legitimacy.
Nick Witney, the co-author of the ECFR's publication, "Rebooting EU Foreign Policy", and Spiros Economides of the LSE, both explain why the European Union sorely needs to face reality and fundamentally rethink how it deals with the rest of the world.
With no significant challengers, Israel's Likud prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu faces the prospect of being the longest-serving prime minister since Ben-Gurion.
Three views on US policy in the Middle East - from Jeremy Shapiro, Professor Juan Cole, and Ambassador Charles Freeman - based on three new ECFR podcasts.
President Mahmoud Abbas might want to consider asking the UN General Assembly to seek advice from the International Court of Justice.
Europe should consider an overhaul of its Mediterranean policy
As European publics become more sympathetic to Palestine, the Palestinian leadership needs to renew its advocacy.
Blockade to ease, with severe oversight of rebuilding materials by Israel in what is basically an upgrade of Strip’s prison status.
A critique of Libya's "war on terror" and its inevitable complications.
Following the Islamic State’s dramatic advances in Iraq the country’s future now hangs in the balance with the prospect of protracted sectarian conflict and break-up looming large.
How worried should neighbouring states be about the Islamic State’s expansionist rhetoric?