A source in the Saudi royal family has told Middle East Eye that Riyadh and Doha are funding an al-Qaeda affiliate fighting in Syria

Gareth Porter

Unless Baghdad promises political autonomy for Sunni regions in return for their support against ISIS, the collapse of Ramadi will be repeated

Victoria Fontan

We need a transformation, and it needs to cut across the Muslim and Western worlds, together

Nafeez Ahmed

Everything begins with a fatwa on December 1992 stipulating that journalists, like the army, are enemies

Hassina Mechaï

Support for authoritarian and repressive regimes undermines regional and Western security and is a huge recruiting tool for ISIS

John L Esposito

Things are bad when a 1941 letter from Charles de Gaulle to the Syrian president is used to block a broken window at the Damascus Museum

Sami Moubayed