Columns

The destruction of states such as Iraq, Syria, Libya, and Iran is about isolating Russia when its own turn comes

Dan Glazebrook

Saudi strategy should not be to dominate the Sunni world and cast Palestinians aside, but to build an alliance of Sunni states as a balance to Iran

David Hearst

Mujtahid’s short Twitter statements oscillate between predictions, facts and rumour, thus pointing out a continuum between fact and fiction in the context of Saudi politics

Madawi Al-Rasheed

Iran is a foil, a tool which the Israeli prime minister can use to protect himself and prolong his hold on political power

Richard Silverstein
- Muhammad Sahimi

Britain's new home secretary wants to get to the top - and that means not letting any personal baggage stand in his way

Peter Oborne
Richard Assheton

There are at least five different Shia factions fielding 500 candidates in the forthcoming elections and vying for the coveted post of Iraq's prime minister

Ibrahim Al-Marashi

The Arab revolutionary movement did not find powerful international allies to support and protect it at key moments of change

Basheer Nafi

Iran went the extra mile to adhere to the JCPOA nuclear deal. Now it fears that was a mistake

Trita Parsi

The haste with which the military alliance applauded the attacks on Syria illustrates how it serves America and the weapons industry

David Cronin

Mainstream politicians are whipping up racism for votes, leading to tragic and fatal consequences

Maz Saleem