Columns

R2P simply will not work in Gaza, for R2P advocates narrate the populations purportedly being rescued as defenceless

Gregory Shupak

Al-Aqsa is at the heart of tensions in Jerusalem that promise to get worse in the wake of Wednesday’s incident in which a three-month-old girl was killed

Meron Rapoport

The Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is showing himself to be a skilful battlefield strategist making gains in Iraq as the allied bombing campaign shifts to the defence of Kobane

Bill Law

Fearmongering hysteria on the State Department website serves to distract from the fact that the US prefers to spend its money on wars

Belen Fernandez

The similarities between the rise of Yemen’s Houthis and that of Hezbollah are striking, but the Houthis’ territorial ambitions may prove their undoing

Shane Farrell

A Hanounite woman sits on a rock in the middle of what once was a home that contained dreams, hopes, and desires! My ghost wipes her tears and weeps along with her

Haidar Eid

Disagreements over the defence of the Syrian border town of Kobane have put Turkish-American working relations under severe strain

David Barchard

Ahmed Ali Abdullah Saleh, the former Yemeni president's eldest son and ambassador to UAE met the Iranians in Rome in May, according to sources close to the current president Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi

David Hearst

Ideologically opposed, are Sisi and Bashir now using each other to legitimise their own regional and national interests?

Amna Bagadi

Al-Aqsa mosque is the third most-holiest site in Islam, but Jewish settlers have more rights to access the house of worship then Palestinian Muslims

Ismail Patel