Columns

The US' designation of Hezbollah as a 'national security threat' distracts attention - and resources - from the real threat posed by the Islamic State

Belen Fernandez

Maintaining this service means that hundreds, if not thousands, of innocent people around the world will continue to be wronged and caused distress

Azzam Tamimi

After Palestinian anti-Balfour posters were banned from London's transport network in accordance with TFL rules, an honest debate on the Palestinian question is needed more than ever

Chris Doyle

Under President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, fear plays a prominent role in Egyptian public life

Amr Khalifa

After the Iraqi army captured Kirkuk from the Kurds, the city's final status will require painful political compromises from both Baghdad and Erbil

Ibrahim Al-Marashi

If Iraq were to remain unified, and if the Middle East were to avoid the evils and repercussions of Kurdish division, it is mandatory to first reconsider the structure of the Iraqi state as a whole

Basheer Nafi

As regional powers intensified the push for reconciliation, sensitive matters were either deferred to the final stage of negotiations or avoided altogether

Safa Joudeh