The EU should welcome Hamas' new political platform and seize the opportunity to engage moderates within the movement

Hugh Lovatt

The movement's document could mark a step towards a lasting solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict - but will the message be heard?

Dr Ahmed Yousef

Hamas is accepting the 1967 borders just as everyone else who has pursued a Palestinian state next to Israel is abandoning them

David Hearst

America the bastion of free media? On World Press Freedom Day, that concept falls flat when it comes to Israel

Belen Fernandez

Authorities in Algeria are desperate for a high turnout in order to shore up the legitimacy of an ailing political system

Adlène Meddi

Essentialist anti-imperialists in the West conveniently overlook Assad's brutal opportunism towards religious extremism

Joey Ayoub

As Israel celebrates its 69th anniversary, does federalism offer a fresh approach to break the current West Bank deadlock?

Meron Rapoport

The huge concern about the referendum from Western and Arab writers came from the same people who embraced Egypt's coup

Basheer Nafi

My father was an 82-year-old British Muslim murdered by a neo-Nazi. Where is the outrage at terrorism against British Muslims?

Maz Saleem

Who will fill the vacuum that the Islamic State leaves in the east? Syria's future hinges on it

Maysam Behravesh