Columns

The Yazidi cause may have dropped from the headlines but their predicament is as urgent as ever

Gareth Browne

One MP's stunt points to a wider problem in Australian society's attitude towards Muslims

CJ Werleman

How Doha can play the tribal game that Riyadh has already started

Madawi Al-Rasheed

Changes in Turkish registration laws could bolster freedom and respect for personal beliefs

Basheer Nafi

For the first time, Jordanians will have elected local government officials - and, in a development that may cause concern for some of Jordan's allies, many will be members of the Muslim Brotherhood's Islamic Action Front

Mohammad Ayesh

An Australian MP's burqa-wearing stunt this week won't be last time this issue will come up. But under the veil of the Western preoccupation with head covering, what is this really about?

Sahar Ghumkhor

The idea of looking into the mirror in search of answers to political weakness does not exist in Iranian political culture. That's no clearer example than the 1953 coup against Mohammed Mossadeq

Mansour Farhang

The EU has been courageous to stick by Iran in the face of Trump. But its stance towards a key human rights review in the breakaway region of Georgia has been pathetically weak

Jonathan Steele

So long as Riyadh insists on a Houthi defeat in Yemen that won’t benefit Al-Islah, the kingdom’s operation is doomed to fail. But there's another way to end this war

Ahmad Salah El Din

A willing rendition partner, a 'dumping ground' for Guantanamo Bay detainees, and now sending troops to fight IS in Iraq... What won't Albania do for the US?

Belen Fernandez