Lebanese residents of Ciudad del Este, a smuggling and shopping hub on Paraguay's border with Brazil, say they live under 'constant surveillance'


For decades, Bernard Lewis, who has just died, provided the intellectual and moral justification for bigotry and war in the Middle East

Peter Oborne

What should be avoided during government formation is a return to the old failed ethno-sectarian politics that Abadi and Sadr routinely criticised and vowed to dismantle

Akeel Abbas

Israel has attempted to export its destruction of Palestinian memories to the indigenous peoples of the world

Ahmad Moussa

Obama wanted to end his presidency on a positive note, but it was only a matter of time before a subsequent administration aimed to curb Iran’s regional expansion

Mustafa Salama

Bolton is reportedly pushing a plan for regime change in Tehran similar to the one rejected years ago during the Bush era

Gareth Porter

There are now 15 African countries with permanent embassies in Israel, with four African embassies having opened up in Israel in the last three years alone

Azad Essa

All who are interested in peace in historic Palestine must remember that we did not choose our occupiers; they chose Palestine, knowing it was not an empty land, and we paid with our lives and rights

Kamel Hawwash