Columns

Confronted with a growing social protest movement for several months, King Mohammed VI has a card to play to ease tensions: the release of the Hirak detainees

Reda Zaireg

The US's tacit support has emboldened the Egyptian leader to crack down harder on dissent

Rania Al Malky

There is growing speculation over the real motives behind France's new leading role in Libya

Guma el-Gamaty

Recent elections in Tunisia and Lebanon have underscored the different realities affecting political 'Islamist' victories

François Burgat

Israel has been exposed as an oppressive, ruthless state that violates international law by using lethal, high-velocity bullets against peaceful protesters

Mustafa Barghouti

The wicked Iranians will ignore Trump's 12 commandments and defend their sovereignty and dignity

Seyed Mohammad Marandi

Stars such as Mohamed Salah portray favourable images of Muslims, helping to reduce stereotypes and break down barriers within communities

Kieron Monks

Saudi Arabia's crown prince is determined to eliminate dissent before it becomes too political

Madawi Al-Rasheed

Pompeo's demands on Iran post-deal have been described as 'a pipe dream', so why is the US secretary so desperate to fulfil them?

Shahir Shahidsaless

Protesters from across Gaza participated in the Great March of Return but Israel looks to win the PR war by branding them all 'terrorists'

Muhammad Shehada