Columns

Israeli politicians falsely compare the actions of Arab leaders to the genocide of Jews in Europe – instead, Israelis must recognise that co-existence with Palestinians and its neighbours is possible, if we want it

Danny Rubinstein

Despite Damascus’ strong objection to Turkey's offensive in north-west Syria, Tehran is in principle not opposed to the latest Turkish incursion

Mahan Abedin

The bizzare turn of events that took place on the eve of the January uprising's seventh anniversary was a piercing reminder of the need to come together as one voice against military dictatorship

Rania Al Malky

To achieve its objectives in Afrin and Manbij, Turkey may have to make some political concessions to Russia or others

Basheer Nafi

Instead of counterproductive threats to keep US forces in Syria indefinitely, Americans should press Turkey to withdraw from Afrin

Jonathan Steele

The only reason why Gul seems to be considered by some opposition forces as an acceptable candidate for the presidency is simply that he is not Erdogan

Birce Bora

Despite its vast power to repress, contain and misinform, the counter-revolution will ultimately be unable to obstruct the path of history

Soumaya Ghannoushi

Khan's overt support for the UK's Prevent policy should disqualify her from leading the Commission for Countering Extremism

Siema Iqbal

When it comes to Palestinians, liberal Israelis sound little different from Netanyahu's supporters. Both are concerned about maintaining Israel as a fortress Jewish state

Jonathan Cook

If the US occupation of Syria cannot change the battlefield, protect its allies, or alter the policies of regional states, then what objectives can it achieve?

Samer Abboud