Columns

Without a political and economic strategy underpinning the battle against IS, victory against the group will be less than zero. Just ask young Iraqis.

CJ Werleman

Calls for discriminatory policies and war that often follow attacks like the one in Manchester are not the answer. Here are some better ideas

Gregory Shupak

When the intelligence services tilt the scales of British justice, something is deadly wrong. Our entire society, not just victims, suffer

Cori Crider

Rouhani overcame a formidable campaign against him, led by Ayatollah Khamenei, to win. But he faces major challenges ahead

Abraham Nematzadeh

Qataris awoke last night to fears that a coup was under way, just the start of dark days to come after Trump's blessing to the region's tyrants

David Hearst

When the leaders of Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the US put their hands together, there's no guessing what will happen next

Katie Miranda

Trump's show of support for Saudi Arabia sent a message: the US backs the repression in the Gulf. Expect violence in Bahrain to continue

Ali Alaswad

Saudi and Israel are once again painting Iran as an existential threat to draw the US back to the region. But is that really in America's interests?

Trita Parsi

If Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi offered the US president advice, man to man, what would he say? Amr Khalifa finds out in this satire

Amr Khalifa

The reconciliation law will let those involved in corruption off the hook and pave the way to entrench a culture of impunity in Tunisia

Amna Guellali