Instead of the big schemes, the government should pour more investments into basic infrastructure and services to close the social divide

Kieran Cooke

Under bin Salman's leadership, Saudi has become a source of regional instability and could easily become the next state in the Middle East to unravel

David Hearst

Governments in countries such as Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Syria must eliminate discriminatory legislation that allows only fathers to pass on citizenship to their children

Nadine Sayegh

Legal and policy reform alone can't make the shift needed to tackle violence against women, there must also be a general change in attitudes

Sophia Akram

The Syrian government and its allies have a vested interest in emptying the area of its original residents and making this demographic change permanent

Lina Khatib

With the origins and identity of couscous at risk in today’s globalised world, it is high time we recognise the historic, cultural and culinary heritage of North African couscous

Smaïl Goumeziane

By classifying any criticism of the Afrin operation as treason and support for terrorism, Turkey is going down a path that will lead to further deterioration of the right to democratic expression

Birce Bora

Britain must take notice of possible unpredictable outcomes of the Saudi crown prince's shock therapy

Madawi Al-Rasheed

The UK's relationship with Saudi Arabia is a force for good

Alistair Burt

The Saudi crown prince is far from the great reformer that he claims to be and that his admirers suggest he is

David Mepham