Erdogan’s hardball politics with other Islamic groups, including the conservative Gülen movement, are discrediting his party’s democratic credentials.
With few viable options at its disposal to address Gaza’s pressing social and economic needs, Hamas may be forced to extend its unity government with Fatah.
The war in Syria has polarized Turkey’s political landscape and reignited hostilities between Islamists and secularists.
Upcoming elections in Bahrain are likely to prompt more opposition protests, rather than providing a means of channeling and containing opposition activity.
Ennahda’s failure to address Tunisia’s socio-economic challenges led to its electoral defeat, which may accelerate the movement’s split into a religious and political wing.
Although a unity government between Nidaa Tounes and Ennahda would widen their internal divisions, for each party it is the best option.
Although the Houthis are well-poised to acquire new territories and increase their influence within Yemen, neither development will bring about peace or prosperity for the country.
Talk of Tunisia’s elections has focused on parties and individuals, not issues, leaving many citizens unsure for whom to vote.
Hamas’s small tactical gains are unlikely to translate any short-term popularity boost into long-term political capital.
Former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh is seeking to take advantage of the Houthi conflict to reestablish his influence and pave the way for his son to take power.