Columns

The announcement of Iraq's electoral coalitions are indicative of a fractured political landscape at a time when consensus is needed for post-conflict peace building

Ibrahim Al-Marashi

Neoliberalism works like Islamophobia: while Islamophobia excludes, neoliberalism includes people at the cost of their diverse identities and beliefs

William Barylo

Defunding the UN agency for Palestinian refugees would have disastrous economic and social repercussions throughout Gaza

Muhammad Shehada

Saudi Arabia's inability to defeat the Houthis militarily, and the absence of viable allies, shows the kingdom has no feasible plan

Sami Hamdi

Spielman's speech is a statement of intent, a declaration of war, and a pre-emptive justification of the onslaught to come

Arzu Merali

The Israeli government is afraid of the kind of mobilisation that attracts intense scrutiny of its policy and challenges Israeli public opinion on a profound level

Bertrand Heilbronn

For the first time since the war started in 2015, the UAE, and not Saudi Arabia, appears to be leading the coalition on the ground

MEE correspondent

The US's new Hezbollah Financing and Narcoterrorism Team aims to punish the Lebanese group for complicating the regional designs of the US and its buddies

Belen Fernandez

Israeli politicians falsely compare the actions of Arab leaders to the genocide of Jews in Europe – instead, Israelis must recognise that co-existence with Palestinians and its neighbours is possible, if we want it

Danny Rubinstein

Despite Damascus’ strong objection to Turkey's offensive in north-west Syria, Tehran is in principle not opposed to the latest Turkish incursion

Mahan Abedin