Martin Gilbert

Sultan Omar initiates the reconstruction of the Temple of Jerusalem, from the History of the Conquest of Jerusalem by William of Tyre. French, 15th century.

A solution to the turmoil in the Middle East seems as far away as ever. But, says Martin Gilbert, past relations between Muslims and Jews have often been harmonious and can be so again.

Sir Horace Wilson broke the tradition of the anonymous civil servant. During the Munich crisis he became a controversial and for some a hated figure. This article looks behind the myth to the man.