All of the actors involved in the Syrian conflict are trying to spin the question of chemical weapons to promote their own interests

Lorenzo Trombetta

When Donald Trump meets Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman

Katie Miranda

By insisting that only death would stand in the way of him becoming king, Mohammed bin Salman dropped all pretence about Saudi Arabia's consensual royal family politics

Madawi Al-Rasheed

Turkey’s capture of Afrin is a signal that with Russian acquiescence, it can now crush other Syrian Kurdish enclaves - but first it must eliminate the US presence in Manbij

David Barchard

For the first time, former Israeli politicians and intelligence chiefs are speaking out about what happened in the 2007 bombing outside Deir Ezzor

Yossi Melman
Dan Raviv

There has never been as alarming a moment in the history of US support for Saudi Arabia as this one

Abdullah Al-Arian

Trump's nominee for CIA director was a great supporter of getting rid of the evidence of torture, although it seems she has nothing to worry about now

Moazzam Begg

In recent months, the task of obtaining an appointment with the Population and Immigration Authority has become an ordeal, in Israel’s latest attempt at the 'soft expulsion' of Palestinians

Kamel Hawwash

MBS is hoping to sell his vision of a new, open-for-business, and more socially progressive Saudi kingdom

Christopher M Davidson

Far from paying any price, the British system has rewarded ministers for their fateful decision on Iraq

Mark Curtis