A source in the Saudi royal family has told Middle East Eye that Riyadh and Doha are funding an al-Qaeda affiliate fighting in Syria

Gareth Porter

We need a transformation, and it needs to cut across the Muslim and Western worlds, together

Nafeez Ahmed

Everything begins with a fatwa on December 1992 stipulating that journalists, like the army, are enemies

Hassina Mechaï

Unless Baghdad promises political autonomy for Sunni regions in return for their support against ISIS, the collapse of Ramadi will be repeated

Victoria Fontan

Support for authoritarian and repressive regimes undermines regional and Western security and is a huge recruiting tool for ISIS

John L Esposito

Things are bad when a 1941 letter from Charles de Gaulle to the Syrian president is used to block a broken window at the Damascus Museum

Sami Moubayed

A proposal to segregate Palestinians on Israeli buses was shot down in record time, but de facto separation is already widespread

Dimi Reider

A report revealing fraud over aid destined for Sahrawi’s refugees puts in doubt Algeria’s role in the unsolved Western Sahara question

Jeremy Keenan

Four US presidential candidates identify as fundamentalist Christians and reject of the creation of a Palestinian state

Morgan Strong

Despite the utter lack of utility of Israel’s WMDs, the state's nuclear workers have paid a huge and terrible price

Richard Silverstein