Columns

The first prisoner released on Donald Trump’s watch has been repatriated to Saudi Arabia to serve the remainder of his term. The years of torture he endured in Guantanamo will not count towards this sentence

Moazzam Begg

Israel’s deportation of a law professor and conviction of a Palestinian poet underscore wrong-headed objections to BDS

Jonathan Cook

Western powers appear perfectly relaxed about dealing painful blows to the Syrian army, which could open the gates to a resurgence of jihadists and possibly the decapitation of the Syrian state

Peter Ford

US President Donald Trump has a problem with 'Death to America' slogans. Is the widespread desire of ordinary Iranians to end US arrogance, duplicity and hegemony that difficult for The Donald to grasp?

Seyed Mohammad Marandi

The only way for Europe to save the deal is to make it clear to America that targeting EU firms doing business in Iran will lead to a costly transatlantic trade dispute

Riccardo Alcaro

Following US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the nuclear deal, Iran has a range of risky options to select from

Shahir Shahidsaless

The victory that the Syrian revolution achieved was a moral triumph, destroying the regime’s control over the minds of the people

Mohammed Hosam Hafez

The would-be challenger to Turkey’s incumbent president made a key mistake in conferring with the political elite, while Erdogan was busy appealing to the people

Basheer Nafi

Sunday’s vote had its fair share of surprises, including the undermining of Saad Hariri and the victory of forces like the pro-Iranian Hezbollah-Amal tandem

Paul Khalifeh

Attacks on Sayeeda Warsi are unfair and unwarranted, ignoring her instrumental role in promoting interfaith dialogue

Peter Oborne