Columns

Syria's sieges cannot be solved with aid drops alone. It would need determination and political bravery to confront the greatest humanitarian crisis of our age

James Snell

Trump's peace plan will be highly favourable to Israel and dismissive of the Palestinians

Richard Silverstein

The Yemen set drama told the story of the British soldiers and their wives in the last years of British rule, but its Arab characters did not really get a look in

Tanushka Marah

The rise of Trump could unravel the positive effects of US 'soft power' in the Arab world, undermining decades of work through bullying bombast

Zeina Azzam

It may not take the Saudis long before they see the Israeli flag hoisted on a rooftop in Riyadh

Azzam Tamimi

Russia's less-friendly attitude toward Syrian Kurds is an effort to pull the SDF into its orbit and out of its alliance with the US

Alexander Schinis

With no central government and its own crises, Libya is ill-equipped to deal with an influx of returned migrants requiring shelter

Guma el-Gamaty

By adopting this flawed version of the law, the Lebanese authorities have decided to ignore the recommendations issued by the UN Committee Against Torture

Ines Osman

Saudi Arabia apparently wants Israel to fight its war with Hezbollah. Some in Israel also think the time has come. But the risks still appear excessive

Meron Rapoport

The recent 'spying' charges against Ali Salman are a sign of the vindictive nature of a regime and a ruling family that has systematically constructed a police state in Bahrain

Bill Law