Columns

Lebanon is facing enormous challenges as President Michel Aoun enters his second year in office

Halim Shebaya

The Balfour Declaration taught Israel an important lesson: It would have a free hand as long as it relied on a superpower patron

Jonathan Cook

The term 'national home' is no doubt an ambiguous one, however, it certainly did not mean a state

Basheer Nafi

Iran will capitalise on the ensuing Baghdad-Erbil tensions to deepen its influence over Iraqi affairs and sideline US in Iraq

Mahan Abedin

From Myanmar to South Sudan, and more recently the Gulf Arab states, Israel has tried to keep secret its weapons sales to regimes engaged in brutal conflicts

Yossi Melman

One hundred years ago, the Balfour Declaration backed Palestine as a Jewish homeland. Imagining if history had taken another turn offers a fresh perspective

Kamel Hawwash

Failing counterinsurgency efforts will require much more than changing a few generals

Omar Ashour

Theresa May is among a long line of British leaders since Balfour who in celebrating his infamous declaration expresses gung ho support for Israel

David Cronin

After 26 years of KDP-PUK leadership, it’s time to move beyond the era of family rule and build institutions in the Kurdistan region

Bahra Saleh

Two very different parts of Palestine highlight the injustice still inflicted on Arabs by Israel

Peter Oborne