Palestinians don't need another deal, they need justice, freedom and equality

Jamal Juma

The Palestinians find themselves in the position of potential spoilers of a plan for a regional makeover, but they have demonstrated their ability to thwart efforts at their marginalisation in the past

Ben White

Iran's role as a Middle Eastern powerbroker is now beyond dispute, and British foreign secretary should use meeting with charismatic counterpart to reset relations

Peter Oborne

Israel deepens its involvement in Syria and increases its risk-taking in an extended policy of brinkmanship

Yossi Melman

Far from signalling a doomsday scenario, Trump has removed the emperor's clothes to reveal the farce of the peace process. Now what next for the Palestinians?

Noura Erakat

Trump’s policy is a toxic mixture of ignoring law, morality, blatantly harming America's wider national interests, humiliating the Palestinian national movement and ignoring Jerusalem's symbolic status for Muslims and Arabs

Richard Falk

The once group of six envisaged by Riyadh to be integrated around a Saudi-dictated consensus has now shrunk to a group of two hot-headed 'visionaries'

Andreas Krieg

If there is no price, Trump, like all bullies, will continue with his brutal ways and do far worse in future

Richard Silverstein

Whatever domestic constituency he is appealing to, Trump could not, and would not, have made his announcement without regional backers

David Hearst

Moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may act as a catalyst for a reaction that has been waiting to occur

Azzam Tamimi