Relations between Tunisia and Algeria on security issues have been strong for years, but Algeria is deeply hostile to the western military presence in the region

Francis Ghilès

Neither reasonable voices within Israel, nor global criticism, have hindered the ambitions of its ‘occupation geopolitics’

Taha Ozhan

Rather than quietly retaking its place as a junior partner in a region dominated by Saudi interests, Qatar is going its own way

Ross Griffin

Bill criminalising the filming of Israeli security forces underscores the state’s chilling suppression of Palestinian rights

Richard Silverstein

Framed as criticism of Donald Trump, support for the Palestinian cause is no longer taboo among US politicians

Nada Elia

Abandoned by their allies, the rebels' days in southern Syria appear numbered

Christopher Phillips

In the wake of Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear deal, a tit-for-tat process between Iran and the US could have serious consequences

Shahir Shahidsaless

After the fiasco of the forced resignation of Saad Hariri, Saudi Arabia stepped back but now is pushing hard to keep its allies in government

Paul Khalifeh

Palestinian-Israeli vlogger Nuseir Yassin is whitewashing Israeli oppression while providing the illusion of a lively culture of democratic dissent

Belen Fernandez

It is a bizarre feeling when everyone around you is more scared of Palestinian forces than they are of the Israeli army

Tessa Fox