Columns

The people of the region will find their voice again once the dust settles from sectarian wars and international interventions

Rayan El-Amine

Israel faces an uncomfortable truth: it will have to adapt to a shrinking role in the Middle East

Richard Silverstein

When Canada's Supreme Court awarded $8.4m to Omar Khadr, many were outraged. But consider what the US army offers civilians or what Khadr was sued for in civil court and you wonder if all men really are created equal

Peter Speetjens

An article published in an Egyptian newspaper by Britain's Middle East minister suggests that London now wholeheartedly supports the Sisi regime in its war on the Muslim Brotherhood

Peter Oborne

Hezbollah has always assured the Lebanese that they will only serve the country and its people, but the groups deal with IS - and revelations of Nasrallah's consultation with Assad - shatters that myth

Makram Rabah

The drama, while well researched, omits to explain the conditions and motivations driving these young Brits to travel to join the Islamic State - and potentially adds to the misunderstanding of UK Muslims

Tahir Abbas

Six years after the revolution, Libyans are paying more for goods with wages that are worth less. Central Bank officials should use their authority to stop the black market spiral of the currency

Tim Eaton

Tunisian women should have the right to work, to go to bars, to marry life partners of their choosing - and to wear a hijab. The notion of women’s liberation imposed by the state is constricting and limiting

Safa Belghith

Just days after a US delegation visit to Israel and Palestine, Netanyahu declares that Israel will no longer uproot settlements. Any dreams of peace anytime soon are a long way off

Kamel Hawwash

Saudi Arabia reopened its borders to allow Qataris to perform Hajj. It's unlikely that the boycotting quartet will offer any more concessions and it's time for Qatar to give a little

Muhammad Mansour