Lauren Williams

Lauren Williams

Politics

Turkey education reforms fuel controversy

New student allocation system based on exam scores and geography has placed non-religious students in religious schools.

Turkey education reforms fuel controversy

Human Rights

Syria: three million tragedies

Three million Syrian refugees have fled the country since civil war erupted in 2011.

Syria: three million tragedies

Politics

Turkey's AKP power struggle comes to a boil

The appointment of Ahmet Davutoglu as Turkey's new PM has highlighted growing divisions within the ruling AK party.

Turkey's AKP power struggle comes to a boil

Middle East

A 'new Turkey' under President Erdogan?

Turkey's new president-elect is expected to change the political system, but experts say Erdogan faces many challenges.

A 'new Turkey' under President Erdogan?

Politics

Vox Pops: Turkey weighs in ahead of election

Turkish voters in Istanbul and Izmir tell Al Jazeera who they will vote for in presidential polls on August 10.

Vox Pops: Turkey weighs in ahead of election

Politics

War-torn Syria plans to hold elections

Despite widespread death, destruction and displacement, Assad government will hold presidential polls by July.

War-torn Syria plans to hold elections

Politics

Lebanon's Sunnis alienated by army actions

Rising sectarian tensions and a lack of funding for Lebanon's military, compound the challenges in keeping Tripoli safe.

Lebanon's Sunnis alienated by army actions