Moscow intends to preserve its standing and military gains in Syria as the confrontation between Iran and Israel continues

Yury Barmin

In reality, Washington has been this crisis's centre of gravity from the beginning

Andreas Krieg

Global actors must urgently provide assistance as the war-torn country grapples with a shattered healthcare system

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Conflict and chaos could come from the nature of evangelical beliefs and the influence they have over the US president

Morgan Strong

With national politics hard to break into, Tunisia's young activists are going local

Julian Weinberg

Obama wanted to end his presidency on a positive note, but it was only a matter of time before a subsequent administration aimed to curb Iran’s regional expansion

Mustafa Salama

For decades, Bernard Lewis, who has just died, provided the intellectual and moral justification for bigotry and war in the Middle East

Peter Oborne

What should be avoided during government formation is a return to the old failed ethno-sectarian politics that Abadi and Sadr routinely criticised and vowed to dismantle

Akeel Abbas

Israel has attempted to export its destruction of Palestinian memories to the indigenous peoples of the world

Ahmad Moussa

Bolton is reportedly pushing a plan for regime change in Tehran similar to the one rejected years ago during the Bush era

Gareth Porter