Columns | Middle East Eye


Iran, the US and Israel all stand to gain from an agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme

Bryan R Gibson

Instead of spending money on elections that ring hollow, Bahrain would be better served if it managed to renegotiate a durable social contract and a political system based on inclusion

Toby Matthiesen

In typically delusional fashion, prominent New York Times columnist casts repressive emirate as a revolutionary force and model for the Arab world.

Belen Fernandez

With a salary of $150,000 a year, a generous pension plan, a diplomatic passport and a car - typically a Mercedes or a BMW - a new crop of unknowns is flocking to politics. The fresh blood, however, is unlikely to reboot the stalled system

Bill Law

The most violent, unpredictable players of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are the most likely to fill a power vacuum left by the hesitating Israeli PM

Dimi Reider

New York Times investigative reporter, James Risen, has released his latest investigation into the hidden costs of the war on terror

CJ Werleman

Kalthoum Kannou's presidential slogan, 'Yes we Kannou,' is a play with US President Barack Obama’s 2008 election campaign slogan 'Yes we can'

Christine Petre

'No matter how principled, honest, and diligent you are in defending the rights of Muslims, you will still be equated with the likes of true terrorist groups like IS and Al Qaeda'

Zainab Chaudry

Images from Bnei Torah synagogue remind Israelis of pogroms in Europe. It would have been easy if Israel could avenge itself. The problem is that it doesn't know how.

Meron Rapoport

Iran is looking beyond the deadline and digging deep on the diplomatic front to prepare for exhaustive rounds of talks that will likely last years

Mahan Abedin