It may seem counter-intuitive, but the best way to block candidates with anti-immigrant and Islamophobic stances may be to join them

Shenaz Kermalli

Turkey’s partnership with Russia in Syria is proving a disappointment leaving Ankara little choice but to accept Russian protection for the Kurds

David Barchard

If we really want to stop attacks like the one in London this week, we need a counter-terrorism strategy that doesn't rely on Islamophobia

Roshan Muhammed Salih

Netanyahu is beginning to worry that life under Trump may be much more difficult than under Obama. An election could be his way out

Meron Rapoport

In January the president gave his generals and advisers 30 days to come up with a plan to fight the group. We are still waiting.

Matthew Ayton

Both the defence of shrines and the fight against militant groups are used to justify a war to preserve Iran's strategic depth

Maysam Behravesh

The Filipino domestic worker, who says she was fighting off rape when she killed her employer, faces death or paying $50,000 in diya

Alastair Sloan

Syria’s spirited defence of its airspace late last week is a clear signal to Israel that future violations will draw a credible response

Mahan Abedin

Earlier this week, the US imposed restrictions on carry-on electronic devices on planes coming from 10 airports in countries in the Middle East and North Africa. Cartoonist Katie Miranda imagines how the ban came to be - and how it might roll out.

Katie Miranda

While Israeli elites regularly get away with tax evasion, authorities use them, Soviet and Chinese-style, to shut down Omar Barghouti

Richard Silverstein