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

Trump’s attack on IRGC may backfire spectacularly as Iranians rally around Revolutionary Guards

Mahan Abedin

Each attempt at reconciliation by the Palestinians has been met with hostility and belligerence from Netanyahu

Meron Rapoport

Four months into the Gulf crisis, the social and political rift is likely to set the Gulf integration process back years, sewing disunity, division and discord across a people naturally bonded by religious, ethnic and tribal ties

Andreas Krieg