At least a dozen local councils have taken steps to divest from companies engaged in Israeli human rights abuses. Now the government wants to stop this

Ryvka Barnard

The Islamic State group is little more than the proxy bastard child of a New Cold War that looks set to escalate

Nafeez Ahmed

Hints that Erdogan might accept a role for Assad were quickly corrected, despite Turkey’s limited options for achieving any of its goals in Syria

Galip Dalay

Whether regarding Palestine, the Persian Gulf or Syria, Francois Hollande’s policies are shaped on a case-by-case basis and appear to lack a clear, overall vision

Didier Billion

Despite welcoming Russia’s military intervention in Syria, Iran is worried by the potential repercussions

Mahan Abedin

Libya’s would-be strong man has a plan in case there is no unity deal. Will the US and Europe acquiesce?

Mattia Toaldo

Russia has new allies in Iraq, UAE, Jordan, Egypt and Israel - but its Syria intervention will be a magnet for Sunni militants. What could go wrong?

David Hearst

The Third Intifada must be against the ongoing occupation by Israeli forces as well as their sub-contractor, the Palestinian Authority

Nada Elia

The Tory Party was wrong to panic when a Sunday newspaper published an article accusing a Muslim charity of having links to terrorism

Peter Oborne

It’s awkward for the US government to champion human rights while refusing to blink when it comes to accountability for Saudi Arabia

Richard Falk