Columns

In a macabre drama, Saleh's death has knocked back Saudi and Emirati attempts to undermine the Houthis

Ibrahim Al-Marashi

European leaders have prioritised halting the flow of migrants to Europe and have pushed thousands into the hands of slave traffickers. The outrage now expressed is hollow. Now action is needed

Sophia Akram

With Yemen’s former leader, Ali Abdullah Saleh, reportedly killed by his erstwhile allies, Iran is left scrambling to maintain the anti-Saudi alliance

Mahan Abedin

Yemen's civilians face a humanitarian crisis of 'biblical proportions' as threat of famine looms large

Ahmed Ramadan

2017 has been a dreadful year for the Palestinians and it could be about to end on an even worse note as Trump may hand Jerusalem to Israel on a plate

Kamel Hawwash

Trump's presidency should be a moment to reconsider the truthfulness of the supposed secularism of Western wars – and accept the deeply uncomfortable truth, that he is fighting a religious war

Abdul-Azim Ahmed

Kushner crossed the line from using his First Amendment right to speak freely about government policy into subverting official US foreign policy in favour of Israel

Richard Silverstein

Moscow will be in a tight spot trying to maintain the status quo without being perceived as a dishonest partner which favours one party over the other

Alexey Khlebnikov

Saudi approval ratings are meaningless when critics are treated as traitors, terrorists and dissenters

Madawi Al-Rasheed

Participating in this election in any way, shape or form is not a display of political proactivity in a democratic process - it's a betrayal of the fundamental spirit of the January uprising

Rania Al Malky