A British soldier paying his respects in 1915 at the grave of a colleague near Cape Helles,  where the Gallipoli landings took place. Photograph: PA

(...)’s England and the Middle East: the Destruction of the Ottoman Empire 1914-1921. There is also An Anzac(...)

A Yemini girl shelters inside her house, which was damaged by a Saudi-led coaltion air strike, near Sanaa on April 23. (Photograph: Reuters/Mohamed al-Sayaghi)

Fighting between Yemen’s warring factions raged in southern and central parts of the country and air strikes hit Houthi militia forces in Aden on F(...)

Maritime Trojan Horse: soldiers land at Gallipoli off the River Clyde troop ship on April 25th, 1915. Illustration: Popperfoto/Getty
Letters from Gallipoli

(...) cornfields and poppies in the middle, surrounded by barbed wire – the grave of 430 Dublins and Munsters and(...)

Actress and special envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Angelina Jolie, speaking at a United Nations Security Council meeting on the Syria conflict. Jolie urged council members to visit refugees in the region. Photograph: Jemal Countess/Getty Images

The United Nations aid chief has urged the UN Security Council to impose an arms embargo and sanctions in Syria for violations of humanitarian law, as(...)

French prime minister Manuel Valls says the Irish economic performance is “good news for Ireland and it’s very good news for Europe”. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

(...) returned from the extraordinary EU summit, and the plight of migrants from the Middle East and Africa hung(...)

Migrants on board of Italian Navy ship ‘Chimera’ before disembarking in the southern harbour of Salerno. Photograph: Ciro De Luca/Reuters

(...) the crisis, but for the hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing North Africa and the Middle East(...)

Armenians killed by Turks during the Armenian genocide in 1915. A world that has failed to bring justice for a genocide committed 100 years ago is a world that lacks the courage or the moral righteousness to address the wrongdoings of our own times. Photograph: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty images

(...) their own citizens. In the Middle East no one remembers the 1915 genocide, no one named it a crime. But(...)

An eldery woman attends a religious service at the cathedral in Etchmiadzin, outside Yerevan, yesterday, ahead of the canonisation ceremony for the Martyrs of the Armenian genocide. Karen Minasyan/AFP/Getty Images 3:34

Armenians from what is now eastern Turkey deep into the Middle East, and ultimately scattered the nation(...)

Supermarket chain Sainsbury rose after deciding to axe 800 store jobs in a drive to cut costs. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

(...) levels of the year as tensions in the Middle East sparked supply concerns, while the boost from energy(...)

Luxembourg prime minister Xavier Bettel with British counterpart David Cameron and German chancellor Angela Merkel during the  EU leaders summit in response to the migrant crisis. Photograph: Reuters

(...) rise of right-wing xenophobic parties vehemently opposed to further immigration. Countries in the east(...)