Middle East

Travel guide to… Iran

Long off the tourist map, Iran is back in business for travellers, thanks to a restored air link

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We haven't learned from Britain’s misjudgments in the Middle East

There was confusion and muddle and serious miscalculations. Most of the big mistakes were made by politicians in London who got bees in their bonnet about the Middle East, ignored or excluded the experts, and, perhaps their most besetting sin, failed to think policy through