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

The fate of thousands of detainees under IS rule is still unclear even after the group was defeated

Haid Haid

In a macabre drama, Saleh's death has knocked back Saudi and Emirati attempts to undermine the Houthis

Ibrahim Al-Marashi

European leaders have prioritised halting the flow of migrants to Europe and have pushed thousands into the hands of slave traffickers. The outrage now expressed is hollow. Now action is needed

Sophia Akram

With Yemen’s former leader, Ali Abdullah Saleh, reportedly killed by his erstwhile allies, Iran is left scrambling to maintain the anti-Saudi alliance

Mahan Abedin

Yemen's civilians face a humanitarian crisis of 'biblical proportions' as threat of famine looms large

Ahmed Ramadan

2017 has been a dreadful year for the Palestinians and it could be about to end on an even worse note as Trump may hand Jerusalem to Israel on a plate

Kamel Hawwash

Trump's presidency should be a moment to reconsider the truthfulness of the supposed secularism of Western wars – and accept the deeply uncomfortable truth, that he is fighting a religious war

Abdul-Azim Ahmed

Kushner crossed the line from using his First Amendment right to speak freely about government policy into subverting official US foreign policy in favour of Israel

Richard Silverstein