Columns

The international economic order does not look kindly on hints of self-sufficiency or agricultural independence. Just ask Tunisian farmers.

Belen Fernandez

An open letter to the home secretary who promised, after the Finsbury Park attack last week, that she would protect British Muslims. Here are actions she can take to fulfil her pledge

Sufyan Ismail

Yes, Israel is supporting Syrian rebels, but this goes beyond cash and aid: Israel hopes the rebels will serve as a buffer against Hezbollah and a resurgent Assad, a strategy that could easily backfire

Richard Silverstein

It is a horrible feeling to have in your heart, the sense that you do not know what will happen next, whether you will be safe going to your local place of worship for Eid or just walking down the road

Tasnim Nazeer

Hamas was left off Saudi's list of demands for Qatar. Days earlier, a Fatah strongman made a deal with one of the movement's leaders - only no one else in Hamas knew. Now it threatens to split the movement

David Hearst

Given the proxy nature of the Syrian conflict, it is inevitable that the Gulf standoff will change relations between rebel groups. But just how much depends on how long the rift lasts and how it ends

Haid Haid

IRGC’s missile strike on eastern Syria marks a significant shift in Iranian defence policy and sends multiple and bold messages to the US, Israel and Saudi Arabia

Mahan Abedin

The growing confrontation between the US and Russia in eastern Syria, combined with escalating tensions between Saudi and Iran, could spill over into conflict

Shahir Shahidsaless

Any sane person will immediately recognise that the list of demands handed to Qatar was not meant to be accepted

Galip Dalay

Jordan has maintained a cautious policy towards the Syrian civil war - by largely avoiding the violence that has spilled over into neighbouring states, it's a strategy that's paid off

Christopher Phillips