At least 100,000 Muslims died serving France during World War I. It's important to commemorate their sacrifices, especially when the country is gripped by anti-Muslim prejudice.
The Middle East is beset by division and conflict, and the path forward is to play to its strengths.
Attempts at building nation-states after the end of World War I have done little more than raise the foundations for a vicious cycle of conflicts in former Ottoman Empire territories.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of a dinner event with world leaders in Paris held to mark the World War One Armistice centenary, a White House official says.
French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel unveiled a plaque to their countries' reconciliation in a forest clearing near Compiegne, France where Germany officially surrendered at dawn on November 11, 1918.
Hundreds of men from Dulmial, a village located 150 kilometers south of Pakistan's capital Islamabad, fought for the British Raj in World War One and the villagers are proud of their sacrifice.
The wars in Afghanistan, Syria and Yemen as well as Myanmar's genocide of the Rohingya Muslims highlight the need for international justice now more than ever. Is justice only possible when the conflict has a clear victor?
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