While Israeli elites regularly get away with tax evasion, authorities use them, Soviet and Chinese-style, to shut down Omar Barghouti

Richard Silverstein

As negotiations and military options look implausible, large-scale terror attacks are increasingly attractive for some Syrian rebel groups

Mona Alami

How did the Libyan National Army seize back the oil crescent after the lightning offensive by rival Benghazi militia?

Arnaud Delalande

With civilian deaths from US attacks rising, Trump seeks greater powers to circumvent rules of engagement. Is this the best way to beat IS?

Gemma Fox

Emirati security forces seized the human rights advocate on Sunday. Decency demands that Boris Johnson and the FCO condemn this outrage

Bill Law

Waiting for Egypt's economic revival with Sisi at the helm is like waiting for Godot

Amr Khalifa

Did an Israeli minister recently suggest that Israel send Lebanon 'back to the Middle Ages' to exonerate future war crimes?

Belen Fernandez

As Egypt-Saudi relations appear to frost over, there are tentative moves towards a rapprochement with Tehran

Mustafa Salama

Concerned about the future of Turkish democracy? European states are only deluding themselves if they claim that's the reason behind the row

Basheer Nafi

Between two recent proposals and a little help from the US administration, could Iraqis have a reconciliation plan after Mosul?

Khairuldeen Al Makhzoomi