Obama wanted to end his presidency on a positive note, but it was only a matter of time before a subsequent administration aimed to curb Iran’s regional expansion

Mustafa Salama

For decades, Bernard Lewis, who has just died, provided the intellectual and moral justification for bigotry and war in the Middle East

Peter Oborne

What should be avoided during government formation is a return to the old failed ethno-sectarian politics that Abadi and Sadr routinely criticised and vowed to dismantle

Akeel Abbas

Israel has attempted to export its destruction of Palestinian memories to the indigenous peoples of the world

Ahmad Moussa

Bolton is reportedly pushing a plan for regime change in Tehran similar to the one rejected years ago during the Bush era

Gareth Porter

There are now 15 African countries with permanent embassies in Israel, with four African embassies having opened up in Israel in the last three years alone

Azad Essa

All who are interested in peace in historic Palestine must remember that we did not choose our occupiers; they chose Palestine, knowing it was not an empty land, and we paid with our lives and rights

Kamel Hawwash

The Iraq war enraged and sensitised the British public about political deception, but far from being an aberration, ministers misleading the public is as British as afternoon tea

Mark Curtis

Israel provided military aid to brutal Latin American dictatorships in the 1980s. Guatemala was the first to follow the US embassy move. Honduras and Paraguay may soon be next

Maren Mantovani

Destroying Palestinian refugee camps, such as Syria’s Yarmouk, serves a larger goal of destroying people's attachment to their homeland

Abir Kopty