Israel has lit a powder keg of provocation and deliberately so

Richard Silverstein

Iraqi voters have shown they want to turn a new page, and Sadr is much better placed to win Sunni support than any of the alternatives

Jonathan Steele

The outside world, with its shattered limbs and destroyed lives, had been surgically removed from the consciences of those at the US embassy in Jerusalem

David Hearst

In Jerusalem, Israel has consolidated its control by displacing Palestinians and ghettoising them into tiny spaces, yet, there is still time for the international community to reverse the damage

Yara Hawari

As Trump celebrates the relocation of his country’s embassy to Jerusalem, Israel should recognise that the next generation of Palestinians will never stop fighting back

Kamel Hawwash

Israel’s democratic farce is collapsing, but little can be done today to challenge this from within Zionist institutions

Marcelo Svirsky

The simplicity of her message about 'Islamic terror' is easily digested by Western masses in search of a convenient scapegoat

Belen Fernandez

If Western countries plan to compensate for the irrational choice of opposing democracy in the region by leaving it, they should be aware of dangers that will follow

Taha Ozhan

Elections in Malaysia have toppled close Saudi ally Najib Razak. His downfall could expose how and why Riyadh gave him hundreds of millions of dollars in donations

Azzam Tamimi

US has rejected diplomacy in dealing with Iran’s nuclear programme not once, but twice, with dire consequences for Iraq’s stability

Ibrahim Al-Marashi