Columns

A new report on British arms dealings with Israel has laid bare the UK government's worthless arms export control regime

David Wearing

Fatuous claims about Israel having the most 'moral army' in the world ignore the fact that it kills civilians at a similar rate to Boko Haram

CJ Werleman

Wednesday’s violence against Brotherhood members could prompt the MB to abandon peaceful resistance altogether

Mohamad Elmasry

By tarring all Islamists with the same brush, Cameron is alienating crucial allies in the fight against IS

Peter Oborne

Sisi has yet to make his biggest mistake, which would be to carry out the death sentence on Morsi

David Hearst

Turkey seems to be seriously mulling sending troops into Syria, but will they fight IS or the Kurds, or is the whole thing just more sabre-rattling?

David Barchard

Tunisia must stand up to authorities eroding civil liberties, if the Arab Spring's best hope is to keep its light alive

Jonathan Steele

It was a Western backed authoritarian government in Tunisia that suppressed Islam and aided the rise of groups such as the Islamic State

Moazzam Begg

Celebrity chef Bourdain missed the mark in a recent visit to Beirut, describing it as a ‘Rumsfeldian dream’ of a Middle Eastern city

Belen Fernandez

The former Grand Mufti and other religious scholars have played no small role in offering support for Egypt's military regimes

Mohamad Elmasry