Columns

The England cricketer is an impeccable professional who never compromises his Muslim identity and values

Peter Oborne

In an interview and speech, the Democratic socialist senator questioned US aid to Israel and its alliance with Saudi Arabia, marking a radical break with US policy

Richard Silverstein

If Washington decides to decertify Iran's compliance on the 2015 deal, then the world could soon face a second nuclear crisis

Maysam Behravesh

A key law passed this summer goes a long way to tackling violence against women, while a presidential decree on marriage marks another vital landmark for Tunisian women's rights

Ramy Khouili and Daniel Levine-Spound

If and when bombing stops and Syrian farmers turn their irrigation taps on once again, a dire water shortage problem on the River Jordan could become drastically worse

Kieran Cooke

Unlike neighbouring Turkey, Iran hasn’t resorted to aggressive posturing to oppose the Kurdish referendum. However, behind the scenes the Islamic Republic is pulling out all the stops to deter Kurdish independence

Mahan Abedin

Now that the vote is over and the count will be in soon, the US and UK must be careful not to embolden Baghdad, Ankara and Tehran to take destabilising steps forward in an already fragile situation

Crispin Blunt

During his trial, one of Rabbani's arguments for not handing over sensitive materials to UK authorities was that he was afraid it would be shared further. This is a worry that should concern all of us

Douglas Weeks

King and son need to improve their image, so they use time-tested, go-to strategy of authoritarian regimes: Co-opt women

Madawi Al-Rasheed

The Arab world sees severe consequences within Syria if the Assad regime doesn’t compromise with the PYD

Kareem Chehayeb