Columns

The post-election euphoria that a non-sectarian, nationalist government will emerge in Baghdad seems to be dissipating in the face of the realities of Iraqi politics

Ibrahim Al-Marashi

Unlike with Pyongyang, America’s allies in the region are not interested in a diplomatic solution to the Iran issue

Trita Parsi

The further developments in Morocco will be watched with much care throughout the region

Max Gallien

The president of the Palestinian society at the university has been disciplined for campaigning against Islamophobic policies on campus

Malia Bouattia

As long as five percent of Jordan’s income is provided by expatriates in Saudi Arabia, their alliance will be crucial

Mohammad Ayesh

If a deal is reached in the south of Syria, it would go some way towards further entrenching the return of the Syrian government to near full control of the country

Kamal Alam

Selling missiles to the Qataris is not only good business for the Russians; it also allows them to meddle in the conflicted and splintered politics of the Gulf states

Bill Law

The British government should stop cosying up to the Saudis and deter a possible attack on key port

Tom Hinchcliffe

The West's punitive civilising mission in the East shows no signs of abating 40 years after the publication of Orientalism

Belen Fernandez

The use of well-protected snipers against demonstrators is not really about ‘security’ – at least not in the sense that Israeli officials use the term

Ben White